September 24, 2023


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Celebrities make a stand for COVID vaccines on TV special


Lin-Manuel Miranda comes at the Self-importance Fair Oscar Social gathering in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 9, 2020, still left, and Michelle Obama participates in the Global Working day of the Lady on NBC’s “Today” present in New York on Oct. 11, 2018. Miranda and Obama will join other celebs in “Roll Up Your Sleeves,” a vaccine initiative airing at 7 p.m. EDT Sunday on NBC.

LOS ANGELES — President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama and a slew of superstars such as Billy Crystal, Jennifer Hudson and Lin-Manuel Miranda are part of a particular aimed at boosting COVID-19 vaccination charges.

“Roll Up Your Sleeves,” airing at 7 p.m. EDT Sunday on NBC, will characteristic Matthew McConaughey interviewing Dr. Anthony Fauci to assistance different “fact from fiction” about the vaccines, the network explained.

Biden will make a immediate attraction in assistance of the exertion, although Obama will be joined by basketball greats Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal to fortify the role of vaccines in allowing for People in america to get their life back again on observe.

Former to start with woman Michelle Obama will team with Miranda, Religion Hill and Jennifer Lopez in help of shots for the duration of the hour-very long exclusive hosted by spouses Russell Wilson, the NFL quarterback, and actor-singer Ciara.

Other announced highlights involve comedy from Billy Crystal and Wanda Sykes and appearances by Television set physicians Eric Dane, Ryan Eggold, Ellen Pompeo, Jane Seymour and Ken Jeong, who’s also a authentic M.D.

Also established to show up are Sterling K. Brown, Lana Condor, Jennifer Hudson, Dale Jarrett, Joe Jonas, Eva Longoria, Demi Lovato, Joel McHale, Kumail Nanjiani and Amanda Seyfried.