AXS TV to air ‘One World: Together at Home’ Live
Global Citizen and the World Health Organization are presenting the star-studded two-hour special in partnership with Lady Gaga. Airs on AXS TV on April 18.
By Lori Melton
Late-night talk show hosts Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert will share hosting duties for the special in which celebrities will “entertain, address, and perform for their fans. They will also “educate millions of viewers worldwide about the WHO’s mission to prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
A huge lineup of music artists, actors, and celebrities will appear on the special including Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Alanis Morissette, Stevie Wonder, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, David Beckham, Chris Martin, Keith Urban, Idris Elba, and more.
The special will feature a mix of taped and live segments in which the artists deliver sketches, messages of hope, music performances and more. The show will also pay tribute to selfless healthcare workers around the world who are making huge daily sacrifices to battle the deadly virus in riveting “On The Frontlines” profiles.
“It has been truly inspiring to see so many iconic performers dedicating their time and talents to bring a bit of light to this uncertain situation,” said Sarah Weidman, Head Of Original Programming, Development and Multi-Platform Content for AXS TV in a statement. “Global Citizen has a strong history of bringing together incredible talent from across the entertainment spectrum in their fight to enact important change all around the world, and AXS TV is proud to join forces with them and the World Health Organization as a broadcast partner for One World: Together At Home.”
Visit globalcitizen.org to learn more about Global Citizen’s effort to support the Who’s Solidarity Response Fund.
Visit www.who.int/COVID-19 to learn more about the WHO’s response to the pandemic and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
Tune in to AXS TV on Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m. Et/5 p.m. PT to watch the “One World: Together at Home” global special live.