By Michael Gioia
07 Sep 2012
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
The annual event, which benefits cancer research, is held from 8-9 PM ET and is executive-produced by Paltrow and Joel Gallen of Tenth Planet Productions in collaboration with SU2C's production team.
Also scheduled to take part in the telethon are Felicity Huffman (Speed-the-Plow), Maura Tierney (God of Carnage in Dublin), Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Jessica Biel, Jeremy Renner, Seth Rogen, Emma Stone, Simon Baker, Jordana Brewster, Diem Brown, Dana Delany, Chelsea Handler, Marg Helgenberger, Rashida Jones, Minka Kelly, Joe Manganiello, Jillian Michaels, Masi Oka, Ana Maria Polo, Alison Sweeney, Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Justin Timberlake, Eric Stonestreet, Ray Romano, Max Greenfield, Stacy Keibler, Rocco DiSpirito, Ethan Zohn, Gabrielle Douglas, Missy Franklin and SU2C co-founder Katie Couric.
Performers include Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Alicia Keys and Tim McGraw.
The telethon will be broadcast on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC as well as BIO, E!, ENCORE, HBO, HBO Latino, ION Television, LMN (Lifetime Movie Network), Logo, MLB Network, mun2, Palladia, SHOWTIME, Smithsonian Channel, STARZ, STYLE, TBS and VH1.
For more information, visit StandUp2Cancer.org.