Actor Tom Hanks will host a primetime tv special on Jan. 20 to have a good time the inauguration of Joe Biden as president, organizers stated on Wednesday.
The 90-minute “Celebrating America” special will function appearances by celebrities together with Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake and Ant Clemons, in accordance to a press release from Biden’s inaugural committee.
Democrats Biden and Kamala Harris, who will likely be sworn in earlier within the day as president and vice chairman, additionally will ship remarks.
Biden’s committee has scaled again the same old inaugural occasions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, canceling the standard parade and inaugural balls usually held in Washington.
The tv special “will showcase the American individuals’s resilience, heroism, and unified dedication to coming collectively as a nation to heal and rebuild”, the inaugural committee stated.
The program will likely be broadcast on tv networks CBS, ABC, CNN, NBC and MSNBC, and streamed on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and different on-line platforms.