"Hope for Haiti Now" telethon to air on WLIW21 Friday, January 22
THIRTEEN’s sister station WLIW21 will air “Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief” this Friday, January 22 from 8 – 10 p.m.
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In addition to musical performances, “Hope for Haiti Now” will feature more than one hundred of the biggest names in film, television, and music supporting the cause with testimonials and by answering phones during the telethon. Haitian singer Wyclef Jean anchors the telethon from New York City, George Clooney from Los Angeles, and CNN’s Anderson Cooper from Haiti.
Additionally, WNET.ORG stations THIRTEEN, WLIW21 and WLIW World will air “Metrofocus Special: New York Reacts to Haiti”:
Thursday, January 21 at 9:30 p.m. on THIRTEEN
Friday, January 22 at 1 p.m. on WLIW World
Saturday, January 23 at 9 a.m. on THIRTEEN
Sunday, January 24 at 5 p.m. on WLIW World
Sunday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m. on WLIW21
Guests will offer insight and perspective on crisis in Haiti, including:
Marcel Toussain, President of the organization Haitian Orphans Wish
Siobhan Walsh, Executive Director of Concern Worldwide
Fatima Shama, NYC Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs