Cooper will exec produce along with event producers Done + Dusted. Additional stars and performers will be announced in the coming weeks.
The hourlong telecast will broadcast live from The Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles on 45-plus broadcast and cable networks who donate an hour of simultaneous commercial-gree primetime for the broadcast. Participating networks are: ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC, along with American Forces Network, ASPiRE, AUDIENCE Network, Bloomberg TV, Bravo, Comedy Central, Discovery Life, EPIX, ESPNEWS, FM, FS2, FXM, Great American Country, HBO, HBO Latino, HLN, ION Television, LMN, Logo, MLB Network, National Geographic, Pivot, RLTV, SHOWTIME, Smithsonian Channel, Starz, Starz Encore, Starz Encore Espanol, TBS, Tr3s, VH1, and WGN America. In addition, the show will stream live on Yahoo and MLB.com, and will be available on Hulu.
No one is ever fully prepared to deal with the overwhelming and complex journey that comes with a cancer diagnosis,” said Cooper, who lost his father, Charles Cooper, to lung cancer in 2011. “Stand Up To Cancer works tirelessly to support those at the forefront of the fight against cancer. SU2C’s mission, to ensure that all cancer patients become cancer survivors, is one that is very close to my heart. I am proud to join forces to make this vision a reality and to be part of this movement that is dedicated to getting lifesaving treatments to cancer patients faster.”