'Stand Up To Cancer' Fundraising Telecast Returns

'Stand Up To Cancer' Fundraising Telecast Returns
From left: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Brian Williams
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updated 05/19/2010 at 12:05 AM EDT

originally published 05/19/2010 12:05AM

Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Brian Williams will host the "Stand Up To Cancer" telecast on Sept. 10 to raise awareness and money for research

The new anchors' respective networks – ABC, CBS and NBC – are donating an hour of airtime for the primetime event from Los Angeles at 8 p.m. ET/PT and 7 p.m. CT. It'll also be shown on HBO, Discovery Health, E!, MLB Network and The Style Network.

The show, which returns after a two-year break, will include celebrities, sports figures and musical performances. The 2008 program featured an emotional appearance by Patrick Swayze, who later died after a fight with pancreatic cancer.


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