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CBS is joining several other networks for a telethon fundraiser to benefit victims of hurricane Harvey and Irma which devastated communities in Texas and Florida.

Tonight CBS along with several other networks are hosting a one-hour special called "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief".

"Due to the impending possibility of Hurricane Irma, the Hand in Hand Hurricane benefit has now made arrangements and is prepared to expand its beneficiaries of the September 12th telethon to also include those who may be affected by Hurricane Irma in addition to those affected by Hurricane Harvey", reads the statement by Variety. Houston rap artist Bun B and Scooter Braun, a Hollywood talent manager and founder of SB Projects, are the organizers. No fewer than seven charities will benefit from funds received, including the United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Feeding Texas and Comic Relief USA. The show will broadcast on CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and CMT from Los Angeles, Nashville and NY.


Chris Paul, Tyler Perry, Dennis Quaid, Questlove, Jeremy Renner, Julia Roberts, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Blake Shelton, David Spade, Gwen Stefani, Michael Strahan, George Strait, Barbra Streisand, Sofia Vergara, Kerry Washington, Chandra Wilson, Oprah Winfrey, Rita Wilson and Reese Witherspoon with more to be announced.

The Hand in Hand telethon will be broadcast nationwide Tuesday night and can be seen on NBC 5 at 7 p.m. "Through the proceeds raised, we will rebuild the Lone Star State and make it greater than ever before".

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