"EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION A VETERANS DAY SPECIAL"
TO AIR ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK NOVEMBER 11
Ty Pennington and Singer/Songwriter Jewel Host
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and the Entertainment Industry Foundation are joining forces for a one-hour special fundraising event entitled "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition A Veterans Day Special." The special will air on Veterans Day, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" host Ty Pennington and singer/songwriter Jewel will take viewers on an inspiring journey back to some of the most heartwarming military stories featured throughout the series. The "EM:HE" crew will also pay a visit to select heroic families to find out what they've been up to since the makeover and how they are paying it forward by helping their fellow veterans. Throughout the episode, celebrities will highlight issues facing our military. The special will enable the television audience to give back and donate to the military families who give so much - a chance to rise up and honor those who have personally sacrificed so much to ensure our freedom.
The Entertainment Industry Foundation, as a leading charitable organization of the entertainment industry, has distributed hundreds of millions of dollars to support charitable initiatives addressing critical health, education and social issues. The beneficiaries of this show will include United Services Organizations (USO), Hire Heroes USA, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, Volunteers of America, Fisher House and Welcome Back Veterans.
The special is produced by Endemol USA, of Endemol Holding, and executive-produced by Brady Connell & George Verschoor. David Goldberg is Chairman, Endemol North America.