Telethon for America is a non-partisan initiative to encourage people to come out to vote in mid-election Tuesday. When we…
When we all vote
Like other teletones, Telethon is looking for America’s promises, but not money. Instead, celebrities like Amy Schumer, Jane Fonda, Charlize Theron and Julia Louis-Dreyfus will participate in a non-partisan initiative to increase voting for the half-time election on Tuesday.
“The Telethon For America Turns The Traditional Teletone On The Head,” Comedian Ben Gleib, who created and is the executive producer of the event, says in a statement. “
” Young Americans are more motivated than ever before and Telethon for America is working to build on that point to make sure that an even higher percentage of young people come out and vote, “he said.
The Teletone, Backed by the First Non-Partial First Lady Michelle Obama’s Campaign When we all vote, to stream live on YouTube, Facebook Live and Comedy Central Online from 6 pm to 8 pm Pacific.
Other celebrities committed to appear are Judd Apatow, Lil Rel, Chelsea Handler, Amy Schumer, Ashley Benson, Adam Devine, Ben Gleib, Whitney Cummings, Russell Peters, Jeff Ross, Sara Foster, Sophia Bush, Tom Arnold, Aisha Taylor, Minnie Driver, Erik Griffin, Debra Messing, Jackie Tohn, Connie Britton, Wyatt Cenac, YouTube Star Olga Kay, Nat Asha Leggero, Tone Bell, Iliza Shlesinger, Rory Scovel, Mary McCormack, House DJ Samantha Ronson, Brad Wieliams, Zoe Lister-Jones, Jade Tailor, Milana Vayntrub and Quddus, among others.