Stand Up To Cancer: Stand Up To Cancer Show & Telecast




The entertainment community came together for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and its seventh biennial roadblock televised fundraising special, supporting urgently needed research and new treatments for cancer.

This year’s show Academy Award®-winning actress Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth, a media industry entrepreneur and investor, came on board as co-executive producers. Anthony Anderson, Ken Jeong & Tran Ho, and Sofia Vergara also joined as cohosts. SU2C co-founder and special guest Katie Couric appeared and there were performances from Brittany Howard and Common with Stevie Wonder.

American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE, Amgen, Cless Family Foundation, Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, Farrah Fawcett Foundation, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Laura Ziskin Family Trust, Legacy Circle, LUNGevity Foundation, Mirati Therapeutics, Pancreatic Cancer Canada, Sara Schottenstein Foundation, Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, Lew, Jean, and Kari Wolff
Stand Up To Cancer is a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.


August 13-21


To kick off the telecast, SU2C launched the #Up2Us to #StandUpToCancer Week.

This week-long fundraising initiative featured exciting live streams, inspirational patient stories, and a dance challenge by pediatric cancer patient and dancer Orli Halpern. Other notable celebrities, social media stars and streamers joined forces across social platforms to elevate cancer patient voices and highlight the importance of cancer research and fundraising – including Alexandra Shipp, Allie, Ella, Noelle and Noah Schnacky, Allison Miller, Ana María Polo, Anna Akana, Aria Brooks, Bobby Berk, Bree Turner, Brenda Song, Brittany Perry-Russell and Isaiah Russell-Bailey, Cameron Mathison, Carrie Ann Inaba, Cheryl Burke, Chloé Lukasiak, Craig Melvin, Emma Norton, Eric McCormack, Flula Borg, Frankie Grande, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jordana Brewster, Justine Ezarik (iJustine), Kalen Allen, Kaylee Bryant, Kelsi Davies, Kent Boyd, Leslie Jordan, Matt and Abby Howard, Megan Pormer, My Nguyen, Neebs Gaming, Odette Annable, Robbie Amell, SungWon Cho (ProZD), Tiffani Thiessen, Tony Goldwyn, Tori Phantom, and Uzo Aduba.


On the night of the special, Ian Hecox, Courtney Miller and Shayne Topp from the sketch comedy group Smosh hosted and streamed a Jackbox Games competition to raise awareness and funds for Stand Up To Cancer’s groundbreaking cancer research. Special guests joined the competition which streamed on the Smosh Games Twitch Channel.

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