Telethon Will Help Attack Victims, Relief Fund

At least 27 television networks have agreed to set aside their regular schedules this Friday night to simulcast Friday's star-studded benefit for terrorist attack victims.

"America: A Tribute to Heroes'' will be seen right here on WLOX-TV 13 Friday night from 8 to 10. Tune in to see the following stars and more:

  • Bon Jovi
  • Amy Brenneman
  • Jim Carrey
  • George Clooney
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Tom Cruise
  • Cameron Diaz
  • Robert DeNiro
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Calista Flockhart
  • Dennis Franz
  • Kelsey Grammer
  • Tom Hanks
  • Faith Hill
  • Billy Joel
  • Alicia Keys
  • Conan O'Brien
  • Tom Petty
  • Ray Romano
  • Julia Roberts
  • Paul Simon
  • Will Smith
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Sela Ward
  • Robin Williams
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Neil Young

The show will be broadcast live on the East Coast from stages in New York and Los Angeles. There will be no live audience, and organizers refuse to say where the events will be held for security reasons.

Joel Gallen, who has produced such events as the MTV Movie Awards, is running the show. The United Way announced that its September 11 Fund has been designated to receive the funds raised from the benefit.