Hollywood Steps Out for Stand Up to Cancer 2016

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Bradley Cooper and singer Celine Dion attend Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), staging its fifth biennial fundraising telecast at the Walt Disney Concert Hall
Bradley Cooper and singer Celine Dion attend Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), staging its fifth biennial fundraising telecast at the Walt Disney Concert Hall

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Bradley Cooper acted as executive producer of the fifth biennial Stand Up to Cancer special—a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF)—which brought Hollywood’s biggest stars together in one room for an important cause, on Friday at The Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles.  

Kristen Wiig, Will Arnett and Emma Stone
Kristen Wiig, Will Arnett and Emma Stone

Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur/American Broadcasting Companies Inc via Getty Images

Cooper, an Academy Award-nominated actor and founder of the Bradley Charles Cooper Foundation, was joined by SU2C co-founder Katie Couric, Vice President Joe Biden, Odette Annable, Will Arnett, Mel B, Kathy Bates, Mayim Bialik, Matt Bomer, Jordana Brewster, Danielle Campbell, Marcia Cross, Brittany Daniel, Viola Davis, Shannen Doherty, Dave Franco, Josh Gad, Greg Grunberg, Tony Hale, Tom Hanks, Ken Jeong, Anna Kendrick, Sonequa Martin-Green, Jillian Michaels, Robert Patrick, Rob Riggle, Jacob Soboroff, Brenda Song, Karla Souza, Emma Stone, Eric Stonestreet, Alison Sweeney, Bree Turner, Kristen Wiig, Charlie Wilson, Rita Wilson, SU2C Co-Founder Katie Couric, and social media personalities Brandon Armstrong, Grace Helbig, Joey Graceffa, Justine Ezarik, Harry Hudson, Brittani Louise Taylor, My Nguyen, Andrea Russett and Gemma Stafford for the live telecast. In addition, celebrated recording artist Celine Dion performed a moving tribute in honor of all those standing up to cancer.  Alessia Cara, Charlie Puth, and Gallant delivered a musical performance.  The telecast included appearances by Ben Affleck, Dierks Bentley, Lena Dunham, Chris Evans, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Eva Longoria and Matthew McConaughey.

Stand Up To Cancer Co-founder Katie Couric and Tom Hanks
Stand Up To Cancer Co-founder Katie Couric and Tom Hanks

Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur/American Broadcasting Companies Inc via Getty Images

The telecast broadcasted on ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC, along with American Forces Network, ASPiRE, AUDIENCE Network, Bloomberg TV, Bravo, Comedy Central, Discovery Life, E! Entertainment, EPIX, ESPNEWS, FM, FS2, Fusion, FXM, Great American Country, HBO, HLN, ION Television, LMN, Logo, MLB Network, National Geographic, Pivot, RLTV, SHOWTIME, Smithsonian Channel, STARZ, STARZ ENCORE, TBS, Tr3s, VH1, and WGN America donated one hour of simultaneous commercial-free primetime for the telecast. For the first time, there was a Spanish version of the Stand Up To Cancer telecast airing nationally on Galavision, HBO Latino, STARZ ENCORE ESPAÑOL and Univision Deportes, and locally on Univision Puerto Rico.

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