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Hurricane Irma: Florida part of relief benefit

Hurricane Irma: Florida part of relief benefit

The telethon will come from three locations: Universal Studios lot, Times Square and Nashville's Grand Ole Opry with country star George Strait being beamed in from the Majestic Theater in San Antonio, Texas.

Robert De Niro, Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Justin Bieber, Sean "Diddy" Coombs, Barbra Streisand, and Justin Timberlake will also take part.

The company said Friday that it's giving the donation to the "Hand in Hand" drive, an ongoing fundraiser that will divvy up funds between several organizations.

Hand in Hand will air live on KFDX and Texoma's Fox on Tue., Sept. 12, from 7 to 8 p.m. In the US, these networks include ABC, Bravo, CBS, E!, FOX, HBO, MTV, MTV2, MTV Live, MTV Classic, NBC and Oxygen.

Irma knocks out power to about 600000 customers in Florida
FPL also said it will proactively shut down certain substations before they flood, so they can turn them back online more quickly. Stay far away from downed power lines and anything that may be in contact with a downed power line.

The event will air from Los Angeles and will have stages from both NY and Nashville, Tennessee. The one-hour special called "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief" will air live on CBS2 tonight, September 12, at 8 p.m. ET.

Hand in Hand will be available in the USA on ABC, Bravo, CBS, CMT, E!, FOX, HBO, MTV, MTV2, MTV Live, MTV Classic NBC and Oxygen in addition to live-streaming internationally via Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, AOL, Huffington Post and Yahoo starting at 8:00pm EST during the first broadcast.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are among a newly expanded list of celebrities who will help out with the Hand in Hand benefit concert for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Phone lines, text messaging, and digital donations will be open at the beginning of the show and will conclude one-hour after the show ends.


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