NBC UNIVERSAL ANNOUNCES BENEFIT SPECIAL TO AID VICTIMS OF TSUNAMI TRAGEDY
BURBANK, Calif. -� January 3, 2005 �- In response to the tsunami tragedy, NBC Universal Television Group will air a live benefit special across its broadcast and cable platforms on Saturday, January 15, 2005 at 8:00pm, it was announced today by Jeff Zucker, President, NBC Universal Television Group.
The hour-long, music and celebrity driven broadcast will air live to the East Coast, tape delayed on the West, on NBC, USA, Bravo, Trio, SCI FI, MSNBC and CNBC with phone lines remaining open throughout the evening.
Clear Channel has signed on as promotional partner and will promote the broadcast on their radio stations across the country. The special is being executive produced by Dave Broome of 25/7 Productions, Tony Eaton and Larry Kline of Tall Pony Productions.
Further details will be announced shortly.