AXS TV will present an all-star benefit for COVID-19 emergency relief “Comedy Gives Back Laugh Aid” on Saturday, April 4 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. Viewers can watch the four-hour-plus simulcast on AXS TV and the premier music network’s social platforms including AXS TV’s YouTube Channel, Facebook page, Twitter feed, and official website.
A huge roster of comedy legends are teaming up to raise funds and awareness for an emergency relief fund that benefits working comedians who are financially impacted by the spread of COVID-19. The legendary lineup includes Adam Sandler, Ken Jeong, Jim Gaffigan, Whitney Cummings, Dave Attell, Joel Kim Booster, Bill Burr, Dane Cook, Howie Mandel, Marc Maron, Ray Romano, Patton Oswalt, Bob Saget, David Spade, and many more.
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“Now more than ever, the world could use a little levity,” said Sarah Weidman, Head of Original Programming, Development and Multi-Platform Content for AXS TV in a statement. “This is a great opportunity for viewers across the country to sit back, relax, and let the country’s top comics entertain them with a night of laughs that we hope will provide some joy, while raising funds for an important cause. AXS TV is proud to continue to offer live simulcast events such as Comedy Gives Back Laugh Aid, and we look forward to sharing them with our audience.”
Viewers can donate to the “Comedy Gives Back Laugh Aid" COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund throughout the April 4 television benefit event. For those in need, the relief fund is currently open, is taking grant submissions, and distributing funds via comedygivesback.com/covid-19-grant. Viewers can also text LAUGHAID to 707070 to donate to the relief fund for comedians who are affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
AXS TV is also teaming up with Laugh Lounge to provide tech support and studio operations during the televised program.
Watch full coverage of “Comedy Gives Back Laugh Aid” on Saturday, April 4 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on AXS TV or its social media channels.