STAND Up to Cancer’s annual television special is back to raise more money for research into the disease.
The show, co-founded by Katie Couric, is expected to include appearances from Joe Biden, Queen Latifah and Justin Timberlake.
How can I watch Stand Up to Cancer?
Stand Up to Cancer’s 2023 special is scheduled to air on August 19, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. EST on NBC.
At the same time, SU2C is expected to be broadcast on:
- HBO Latino
- American Heroes Channel
- Aspire TV
- Destination America
- discovery family
- discovery life
- Estrella TV
- combat network
- HD mesh
- Jewish Life TV
- Scripps News
- Spectrum News
SU2C 2023 will also be streamed live on Peacock, Pluto TV, MGM+, Tubi and YouTube.
This year’s event is titled How It Started, How It’s Going.
During the annual television broadcast, the organization’s co-founders take a look at the beginnings and current development of the program.
Donations can be made through the official Stand Up to Cancer website.
“There is still more to be done to cure cancer and every dollar counts,” Katie Couric said in a statement.
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“We won’t stop until we’ve turned every cancer patient into a long-term survivor.”
Who will appear in SU2C 2023?
To support SU2C’s fundraising efforts, several public figures and celebrities are making appearances on How It Started, How It’s Going.
In addition to the co-founders, the list includes:
Regarding Joe and Jill Biden’s participation, SU2C President Russell Chew said in a statement, “Stand Up To Cancer is extremely grateful for their participation in this year’s telecast.”
“The President and First Lady’s steadfast work in tackling some of the most challenging aspects of cancer research underscores the incredible advances that have been made and will no doubt lead to many more breakthroughs in the years to come.”
“Our shared hope of helping more people affected by cancer survive and thrive is the unwavering focus it takes to beat cancer as we know it.”
When was SU2C founded?
After a year of development, SU2C was officially launched on May 27, 2008.
The charity was co-founded by:
- Katie Couric
- Noreen Fraser
- Laura Ziskin
- Sherry Lansing
- Kathleen Lobb
- Lisa Paulsen
- Rusty Robertson
- Sue Schwartz
- Pamela Oas Williams
- Ellen digits
“We started this movement in 2008 to save lives, and it is remarkable to see that in 15 years our scientists have achieved that goal through groundbreaking research that intercepts and treats cancer in ways we never thought possible.” would have lasted,” Katie recalls.
Russell Chew stated, “Our show is a powerful tribute to the importance of standing together to save lives.”
“Everyone plays a critical role in this goal and we are so grateful for the support of the entertainment community, broadcasters, our generous donors and the incredible researchers who work tirelessly to develop new cancer treatments.”
“100 percent of public donations to SU2C support innovative cancer research and vital disease education programs.”