Stand Up for Heroes, the annual New York comedy event hosted by Jon Stewart to honor veterans and their families, goes virtual for the first time in its 14-year history.
With performances by comedians and musicians including
Bruce Springsteen,Tiffany Haddish, Nate Bargatze, Ronny Chieng, Sheryl Crow, Mickey Guyton, Brad Paisley, Patti Scialfa and Iliza Shelsigner
The November 18 event will air on ABC News Live, TikTok, Facebook Watch, Cheddar, Twitch and Armed Forces Network.
Special guests include Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, Ray Romano, Jeannie Gaffigan and others.
The benefit is presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival, and will raise awareness and funds for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, whose mission to help veterans and military families thrive is especially vital as veterans face increased challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The event will also highlight
“inspiring moments, memorable surprises, and stories of resilience while recognizing the men and women who have served in our nation’s military.”
This year’s event is produced by Chantel Sausedo along with Jesse Collins Entertainment.
The 14th annual Stand Up for Heroes airs Wednesday, November 18 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC News Live, TikTok, Facebook Watch, Cheddar, Twitch and Armed Forces Network.