[07/29/08 - 01:06 PM]
Actor Denis Leary Will Host the Fifth Anniversary of "Fashion Rocks" an Entertainment Special Celebrating the Best in Fashion and Music, Tuesday, SepT. 9 on the CBS Television Network
Plus: Chris Cornell, One Republic, Pussycat Dolls, Solange Knowles and Timbaland with special guest Lynyrd Skynyrd are added as performers.

[via press release from CBS]


Chris Cornell, One Republic, Pussycat Dolls, Solange Knowles And Timbaland With Special Guest Lynyrd Skynyrd Are Added As Performers

Actor Denis Leary ("Rescue Me") will host the fifth anniversary of FASHION ROCKSTM, an entertainment special celebrating the best in fashion and music, presented by Cond� Nast Media Group, to be broadcast Tuesday, Sept. 9 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Performers added to the already stellar lineup include Chris Cornell, One Republic, Pussycat Dolls, Solange Knowles and Timbaland with special guest Lynyrd Skynyrd. They join previously announced performers Beyonc�, Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, Kid Rock, Duffy, Fergie, Justin Timberlake, L'il Wayne, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey and Rihanna.

The legendary Radio City Music Hall will once again play host to FASHION ROCKSTM, a star-studded concert that honors the extraordinary relationship between fashion and music and features a host of music's most glamorous trendsetters. Ticket proceeds from the event will benefit Stand Up To Cancer. Additional performers and presenters will be announced at a later date.

In his long and varied movie career, Denis Leary has starred in the Oscar-nominated box office hits "Wag the Dog," "A Bug's Life," "Ice Age" and "The Thomas Crown Affair," as well as audience favorites "Suicide Kings" and "Ice Age 2 - The Meltdown." His first big project, "The REF," has become a Christmastime cult classic. Leary has been nominated for a Golden Globe and several Emmys, including Outstanding Supporting Actor for his role in "Recount" and Outstanding Lead Actor and Best Writing for his series "Rescue Me," which he also co-produces. Denis has also garnered praise for his successful one-man shows "No Cure For Cancer" and "Lock n' Load." He has a book coming out this fall entitled "Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid."

Cond� Nast Media Group is a unit of Cond� Nast Publications which includes corporate sales, marketing, interactive and direct sales efforts for all of Cond� Nast's consumer magazines and websites. Cond� Nast Media Group is recognized as an industry leader for its creation and execution of large-scale, integrated, multi-platform advertising programs and events. For more information on Fashion RocksTM, fans can log on to http://www.fashionrockslive.com/. Fashion RocksTM is sponsored by five key advertisers: Chevrolet, Citi, Cover Girl, Kohl's, Nivea and Verizon Wireless.

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and was established by a group of media, entertainment and philanthropic leaders whose lives have all been affected by cancer in significant ways. Stand Up To Cancer is bringing industry resources - people, as well as mediums such as television and the web - to bear in the fight against cancer as never before. The SU2C leadership team includes Katie Couric; the Entertainment Industry Foundation, represented by Board of Directors Chairperson Sherry Lansing (who is Founder of the Sherry Lansing Foundation) and CEO Lisa Paulsen; Laura Ziskin; the Noreen Fraser Foundation and its executives Noreen Fraser (who is also a cancer survivor), Woody Fraser, Rusty Robertson and Sue Schwartz; and nonprofit executive Ellen Ziffren.

FASHION ROCKSTM is a production of Cond� Nast Media Group in association with Don Mischer Productions. Don Mischer and Richard Beckman are the executive producers.

  [july 2008]  


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