Jason Alexander, Faith Hill and Conan O�Brien Join TBS�s All-Star Comedy Extravaganza EARTH TO AMERICA!
Two-Hour Earth-Friendly Comedy Event to Air Sunday, Nov. 20
Talk show host Conan O�Brien, Grammy Award-winning recording artist Faith Hill and actor Jason Alexander will join the already impressive line-up for TBS�s EARTH TO AMERICA!, the two-hour comedy extravaganza featuring top Hollywood talent in an evening of comedy to raise awareness of issues concerning the planet it was announced today. Also slated to participate, among others, are Jack Black, Larry David, Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Ferrell, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Steve Martin, Ray Romano, Martin Short, Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Rob Corddry and Christopher Guest. Grammy Award-winning superstar Tim McGraw is also slated to perform. EARTH TO AMERICA! will be taped at The Comedy Festival at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Nov. 17, for telecast Sunday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).
The special comes to TBS from The Comedy Festival and creator Laurie David, who will also serve as an executive producer with Pat Tourk Lee, John Moffitt and Bob Crestani EARTH TO AMERICA! is the first prime time cause oriented special since Comic Relief. EARTH TO AMERICA! began as Earth to LA an entertainment industry event for the Natural Resources Defense Council and quickly grew to its present form.
EARTH TO AMERICA! is part of The Comedy Festival, taking place Nov. 17-19 in Las Vegas and featuring more than 50 performances, events and screenings. HBO and AEG Live present The Comedy Festival and TBS serves as the title sponsor. The Comedy Festival will be held in nine performance venues, all housed at Caesars Palace and the Flamingo Las Vegas, with high-profile events at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and The Flamingo Showroom. It will bring together the biggest stars and cutting-edge comedy talent in a broad range of programming, from star-level performances and special events to stand-up, sketch comedy and film.
TBS is television�s �very funny� network, serving as home to such hot contemporary comedies as Sex and the City, Everybody Loves Raymond, Family Guy, Seinfeld and Friends; original comedy series and specials, like the upcoming Daisy Does America and Earth to America!; blockbuster movies; and hosted movie showcases.
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