Air Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on NBC
Episode Title: "RED NOSE DAY"
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05/21/2015 (08:00PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : WILL FERRELL, JACK BLACK, SAM SMITH, CHRISTINA AGUILERA AND MANY OTHER TOP HOLLYWOOD STARS LINE UP FOR A NIGHT OF COMEDY, MUSIC AND MORE, ALL FOR A GOOD CAUSE --'Red Nose Day' -- the enormously popular, annual fundraising event in the UK -- is coming to America in a spectacular, star-studded entertainment event featuring world class comedy, videos produced by Funny Or Die, incredible music performances and Hollywood's biggest stars. The money raised during 'Red Nose Day' will be used to fund programs through 12 charity partners that address the immediate needs of children and young people living in poverty in the U.S. and internationally. Hollywood's biggest stars are lining up to have fun, raise money and change lives, including Will Ferrell, Jennifer Hudson, Jack Black, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Michelle Rodriguez and Gwyneth Paltrow, along with music sensations Sam Smith, John Legend and "Voice" coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Pharrell Williams. Matt Lauer, Carson Daly, Nick Offerman, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pine, Jeff Goldblum, Billy Eichner, Martin Short, Laura Linney, Anna Kendrick, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and John Michael Higgins are also slated to appear, along with Bill and Melinda Gates, Stephen Merchant and many more. Created by Oscar nominee and Emmy Award-winning writer-director Richard Curtis ("Love Actually," "Four Weddings and a Funeral" "Notting Hill"), 'Red Nose Day' has raised more than $1 billion over the past 30 years in the UK.

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