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'Stand Up to Cancer' telecast to return Sept. 5

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  • Gwyneth Paltrow and Joel Gallen are returning to produce "Stand Up to Cancer" for a second time and other stars from TV, film and music will encourage and accept donations from the public. The money raised supports cross-disciplinary research toward new cancer treatments.

      Gwyneth Paltrow and Joel Gallen are returning to produce "Stand Up to Cancer" for a second time and other stars from TV, film and music will encourage and accept donations from the public. The money raised supports cross-disciplinary research toward new cancer treatments.
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LOS ANGELES -- How often do your favorite TV outlets all carry the same show at the same time -- and in prime time, without ads?

Tune in to just about any channel at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 to see for yourself. Dozens of broadcast and cable networks will again donate a simultaneous hour of commercial-free airtime to carry the fundraiser "Stand Up to Cancer."

Participants will include ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, HBO, Showtime, Lifetime, ESPNews and many others. A Canadian broadcast is being added this year.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Joel Gallen are returning to produce the telecast for a second time, and other stars from television, film and music will encourage and accept donations from the public. The money raised supports cross-disciplinary research toward new cancer treatments.

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