Broadcast to celebrate and support healthcare workers and feature real experiences from doctors, nurses, and families around the world
Canadians Céline Dion, Shawn Mendes, Jessie Reyez, Lilly Singh, Michael Bublé, P.K. Subban, and more join list of artists making appearances from their homes around the globe
The two-hour special will air at 8 p.m. ET on CBC, CTV, and other broadcasters as well as select radio stations and streaming platforms
CBC, Canada’s public broadcaster, is partnering with foundational Canadian partner Bell Media to bring Canadians across the country the star-studded worldwide TV and streaming special ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME in support of the fight against COVID-19. Airing on Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. MT (check local listings), the special will be available on Bell Media channels CTV, CTV2, TSN, CP24, MUCH, MTV, and VRAK as well as on CBC TV and other broadcasters as previously announced. The special will also be streamed live on the iHeartRadio Canada App, the CTV App, CBC Gem and additional streaming platforms. Canadians can also listen to the special LIVE on radio, including iHeartRadio Canada’s Virgin Radio stations and nationwide on CBC Music and CBC Listen.
Launched by international advocacy organization Global Citizen, and the World Health Organization, ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME will show unity among all people who are affected by COVID-19 and will also celebrate and support brave healthcare workers doing life-saving work on the front lines. Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME will include performances and appearances by Alicia Keys, Amy Poehler, Andrea Bocelli, Awkwafina, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Camila Cabello, Céline Dion, Chris Martin, David & Victoria Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, LL COOL J, Lupita Nyong’o, Maluma, Matthew McConaughey, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Pharrell Williams, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sam Smith, Shah Rukh Khan, Shawn Mendes, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, and Usher.
ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME is not a telethon – it is a historic, first-of-its kind global broadcast event to celebrate the heroic efforts of community health workers, and to support the World Health Organization in the international fight to end COVID-19. The broadcast will feature stories from frontline healthcare workers on the COVID response, commitments from philanthropists, governments and corporations to support and equip frontline healthcare workers around the world, with masks, gowns and other vital equipment, and to local charities that provide food, shelter, and healthcare to those that need it most.
For more information about Global Citizen and its campaign to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, powered by the UN Foundation, please visit globalcitizen.org and follow @GlblCtzn onTwitter, Facebook and Instagram using #GlobalCitizen. To learn more about WHO’s response to the pandemic and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, please go to www.who.int/COVID-19 and follow @WHO on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.
For information about how to tune in and take action, visit www.globalcitizen.org/