Joe Biden Inauguration Special Sets Tom Hanks as Host

The Presidential Inaugural Committee introduced Wednesday that two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks will host Celebrating America, a star-studded Inauguration Day particular set to air on Wednesday, Jan. 20 (at 8:30/7:30c) and “rejoice the start of a brand new nationwide journey towards an America united.”

The 90-minute particular — which might be proven on ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC and MSNBC — will function remarks from President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and “showcase the American individuals’s resilience, heroism, and unified dedication to coming collectively as a nation to heal and rebuild,” based on the PIC. “The program will rejoice American heroes who’re serving to their fellow Americans by means of this disaster, together with frontline staff, well being care staff, lecturers, residents giving again, and people who are breaking limitations.”

Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Ant Clemons and Jon Bon Jovi are scheduled to carry out. Additional friends might be introduced at a later date.

“This inauguration presents a singular alternative to highlight the resilience and spirit of an America United,” PIC CEO Tony Allen stated in an announcement. “We have witnessed numerous heroes this previous yr step as much as the frontlines and serve their fellow Americans, so we’re telling their tales, spreading their collective mild, and celebrating the most effective of our nation and its individuals with this prime-time program. Our first precedence is security — so whereas many people might be watching safely from our houses, we’re creating actual moments of connection that spotlight a brand new inclusive American period of management that works for and represents all Americans.”

In addition to linear networks, Celebrating America will stream on PIC’s social media channels, together with YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Twitch. Will you be tuning in?



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