Features of the Primetime Fundraising Event
LL Cool J, Russell peters, Mindy Kaling, Archie Panjabi,
Victor Garber and an exclusive one-on-one interview
with the prime minister Justin trudeau
The star-studded show will feature interviews
With Canadian and international celebrities including
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Jay shetty, Sandy Sidhu, Rizwan Manji
and Abhishek Bachchan raise funds for the Humanitarian Coalition’s emergency response efforts in India
Stream live and on demand with STACKTV and the Global TV app
TORONTO, May 26, 2021 / CNW / – As India continues to grapple with the country’s worst COVID-19 crisis, entertainment’s biggest names have joined forces for a special half-hour fundraising show during peak hours listen, ET Canada Presents: Help India, in support of the Humanitarian Coalition emergency response efforts. Aeration Monday May 31, at 7:30 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT at Global, the special will feature in-depth interviews and heated discussions with some From Canada favorite celebrities, many of whom are personally touched by From India COVID-19 crisis, alongside an all-star lineup of allies showing their support during this devastating time.
“My heart breaks for all those affected by the humanitarian crisis which India. I knew we had to do something to help and find a way to bring Canadians together to lend our support, ”said AND Canada Sangita Patel. “We are very grateful to all of the talented artists who lend their voices to this special, helping us raise funds for those suffering in India at present. “
ET Canada Presents: Help India opens with an entertainment reporter Sangita Patel and Prime Minister Justin trudeau sit down for a discussion on the global COVID-19 pandemic and how Canadians can support. The special will also feature interviews with a number of Canadian and international celebrities, including a comedian Russell peters, award-winning actress Mindy Kaling, Canadian actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, (I have never), award-winning musician and actor Nick jonas, Canadian actor Rizwan Manji (Schitt Creek), Indian cinematic sensation Abhishek Bachchan, Canadian actress Sandy Sidhu (Nurses), TV personality Anisha ramakrishna (Family karma), Toronto Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia, Canadian actress Lisa Ray and Canadian entrepreneur and author Arlene dickinson (The dragon pit), Life & Purpose Coach and # 1 Best Seller in The New York Times Jay shetty and developer of vegetable recipes and passionate about fitness and well-being Radhi Devlukia-Shetty.
From India the fight against COVID-19 is far from over as it continues to record more new cases and deaths every day than anywhere else in the world. Hospitals and funeral facilities remain overwhelmed as the disease spreads rapidly from cities to rural areas, with limited access to testing and health care. Two recent cyclones complicate prevention and treatment by forcing people to leave their homes and seek refuge in overcrowded shelters. Families have lost their livelihoods and need emergency food and supplies.
“Canadians are generous in times of crisis and can make a difference by helping us provide urgent medical supplies, food and care to thousands of families affected by COVID-19 in India, “declared Richard morgan, Executive Director of the Humanitarian Coalition. “Corus and ET Canada play an invaluable role in enabling Canadians to respond, and we are grateful for their leadership.”
With the help of some famous friends including LL Cool J (NCIS: Los Angeles), Nick jonas (singer composer), Archie Panjabi (Departure, the good wife), Victor Garber and Jewel Staite (Family law), and Arisa cox (Big Brother Canada), viewers will be encouraged to lend their support to the Humanitarian Coalition. All profits raised during ET Canada Presents: Help India will go to support From India health system with oxygen, ventilators and drugs, promoting COVID-19 vaccination and safe hygiene practices, ensuring food security and basic survival of vulnerable families, and much more.
Canadians wishing to donate can do so online at ensemble.ca, by phone at 1.855.461.2154, and can make a donation $ 20 by sending TOGETHER at 45678.
AND Canada broadcasts weeknights to 7:30 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT on Global. For the latest entertainment news, celebrity interviews and more, visit etcanada.com. Flux AND Canada live and on demand with STACKTV or the Global TV app.
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Entertainment Tonight Canada is a nationally-broadcast, Canadian Screen Award-winning entertainment news program hosted by Cheryl hickey. With a senior entertainment reporter Roz weston, entertainment journalists Sangita Patel and Carlos Bustamante and correspondent Keshia Chanté, ET Canada brings viewers closer to the stars with exclusive interviews and specials with top celebrities from Hollywood.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high-quality brands and content on all platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s multimedia offerings portfolio includes 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software , technological and multimedia services. Corus is an internationally renowned creator and distributor of content through Nelvana, a world-class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of successful scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns the innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software provider Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ premium brand list includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105 and CFOX, as well as the widely distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick +, the Global TV app and Curiouscast. For more information visit www.corusent.com.
About the Humanitarian Coalition
The Humanitarian Coalition brings together leading humanitarian organizations to provide Canadians with a simple and effective way to help during major international disasters. Member agencies join forces to mobilize Canadian media, businesses and individuals to raise funds and respond to humanitarian crises. Together we are saving more lives.
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