George Clooney, Oprah, Beyonce and dozens of their closest friends have signed on to Scooter Braun and rapper Bun B’s TV telethon to raise relief money for Hurricane Harvey victims.The one-hour “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief” will be based in Los Angeles with stages in New York, Nashville and San Antonio. It’ll air live for the east coast Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and Viacom’s CMT. The show will also be available internationally with live streams on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
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