As she previsouly hinted it on Twitter last week, Lauren will join “the Incredible Lineup of Stars to Raise Funds and Awareness to End Child Poverty in America and Around the World Thursday, May 24 on NBC” (this is TONIGHT!)
From the press release :
Graham travels to Puerto Rico to meet children whose lives were forever changed by Hurricane Maria, and will see firsthand how Red Nose Day’s support is helping children to recover and thrive in the aftermath of the storm.
— Lauren Graham (@thelaurengraham) May 18, 2018
More about the Red Nose Day Special :
Ben Stiller, Anne Hathaway and Olivia Munn will join the fun live from Rockefeller Center with host Chris Hardwick alongside Jane Lynch, Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila. Retta will be featured alongside the incredible slate of talent appearing in sketches throughout the evening.
As previously announced, Jack Black, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Bell, Kelly Clarkson, Julia Roberts, Ed Sheeran, Marlon Wayans, Sean Hayes, Zooey Deschanel, Tony Hale, Sasheer Zamata, Jane Lynch, Akbar Gbajabiamila, Matt Iseman and Jack McBrayer will also participate in the special in support of Red Nose Day. Funds raised support programs in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and some of the poorest communities internationally to ensure that children who are living in poverty are safe, healthy and educated.
On top of the action-packed night of programming, a number of iconic landmarks across the country will be lit red in support of the cause on May 24.The Empire State Building in New York City, Bank of America Plaza in Dallas, the Great Wheel in Seattle, Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, One Liberty Place in Philadelphia, Miami Tower in Miami, WoodmenLife Tower in Omaha, Neb., Las Vegas City Hall in Las Vegas, ICON Orlando in Orlando, US Bank Tower in Los Angeles and a number of buildings across the Chicago skyline will all participate to celebrate Red Nose Day.
NBC’s epic three-hour night of Red Nose Day programming includes the second annual edition of “Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day” at 8 p.m. featuring celebrity competitors, including Akbar Gbajabiamila, Derek Hough, NE-YO, Nikki Bella, Colton Dunn, Scott Evans, Nastia Liukin and Gregg Sulkin. A special episode of “Hollywood Game Night” at 9 p.m. will follow with a star-studded cast, including Kelly Clarkson, Jack Black, Sean Hayes Chelsea Handler, Isla Fisher, Sarah Silverman, Sasheer Zamata and Cedric the Entertainer. Finally, at 10 p.m., comedian Chris Hardwick will take the stage for the highly anticipated live event.
Red Nose Day is an annual event that harnesses the power of entertainment to raise money and awareness for children living in poverty in America and around the world. Since launching in 2015, the campaign has raised over $100 million, positively impacting over 8.3 million children. NBC’s night of Red Nose Day programming is a culmination of a seven-week fundraising campaign that brings together millions of Americans around the country to have fun and make a difference. The campaign’s iconic Red Noses are on sale exclusively at Walgreens and Duane Reade locations nationwide. Over 9 million of the Red Noses have already been sold, with all profits from all sales benefitting Red Nose Day.
More here: rednoseday.org