Official Recap: We Break Down STAND UP TO CANCER! (@SU2C #istandupfor)


Last night, an extraordinary group of actors, musicians and athletes came together for Stand Up To Cancer, a star-studded effort that helps build public support for groundbreaking translational cancer research and accelerates the delivery of new therapies to patients. The one-hour fundraising event was simulcast live and commercial-free on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC as well as Armed Forces NetworkBIO, E!, ENCORE, HBO, HBO Latino, ION Television, LMN (Lifetime Movie Network), Logo, MLB Network, mun2, Palladia, SHOWTIME, Smithsonian Channel, STARZ, STYLE, TBS, and VH1 at 8PM ET & PT / 7PM CT.  Hulu also provided the exclusive live stream of the telecast and will have the show on demand at Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Emmy Award winner Joel Gallen joined Stand Up To Cancer’s production team as the executive producers.

In addition to personal patient stories, the program featured celebrity speakers and a celebrity phone/multi-media bank allowing viewers to interact with participating talent as well as performances by Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw. Donations can still be made online at, via phone at 1-888-90-STAND (78263) or by texting STAND to 40202. One hundred percent of all public donations go directly to cancer research.

In an effort to maintain the message beyond the telecast, live phone operators will be working throughout the entire weekend to secure additional donations. | | Twitter: @SU2C Hashtag: #istandupfor              

Celebrities that were onsite for the live event included:

Alicia Keys

Alison Sweeney

Ana Maria Polo

Chelsea Handler

Dana Delany

Diem Brown

Donald Faison

Dr. Drew Pinsky

Eric Stonestreet

Ethan Zohn

Felicity Huffman

Gabrielle Douglas

Gwyneth Paltrow

Jennie Garth

Jeremy Renner

Jerry Penacoli

Jessica Biel

Jillian Michaels

Joe Manganiello

Jordana Brewster

Julia Roberts

Justin Timberlake

Kobe Bryant

Marg Helgenberger

Masi Oka

Max Greenfield

Minka Kelly

Missy Franklin

Ray Romano

Robert Pattinson

Rocco DiSpirito

Samuel L. Jackson

Seth Rogen

Simon Baker

Sofia Vergara

Stacy Keibler

Taylor Swift

Tim McGraw

Ty Burrel

Additional celebrities featured in the Stand Up To Cancer program included:                            


Emma Stone

Halle Berry

Katie Couric

Matt Damon

Michael Douglas

Tom Hanks

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.