Apple, with a number of major media platforms, will air “One World: Together At Home” later this month, a special celebrity and musical program that supports COVID-19’s rescue efforts.
Organized by the Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO), the multi-hour program will be shown globally on April 18, as part of an ongoing initiative to raise funds for the WHO Solidarity Response Fund COVID-19, Global Citizen said in a statement. The project raised $ 35 million last week.
Hosted by Jimmy Fallon from “The Tonight Show”, Jimmy Kimmel from “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and Stephen Colbert from “The Late Show”, in addition to characters from Sesame Street, the show was performed in collaboration with Lady Gaga and will present performances By Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves and Keith Urban The film is based on the book of the same name, written by Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.
Apple is expected to broadcast a digital version of the special with television stations ABC, NBC, ViacomCBS Networks and iHeartMedia. In Canada, Bell Media will host the program on its various platforms, while BBC One plans to broadcast the program on Sunday, April 19. Together with Apple, the special will be broadcast on digital platforms from Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Facebook, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent music entertainment group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube.
The location where Apple plans to host “One World: Together at Home” has not been announced, although the company has already broadcast similar special events on Apple TV and Apple Music.
In addition to supporting WHO initiatives, Apple donates tens of millions of face masks to healthcare professionals. Apple CEO Tim Cook on Sunday announced a joint effort by the company and suppliers to design, manufacture and ship face shields to healthcare providers. The tech giant plans to send over a million shields every week.
“A world: together at home” will air on Saturday, April 18 at 5 pm. Peaceful.