22 Apr Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler Among Star-Studded Lineup for Byron Allen’s ‘Feeding America Comedy Festival’ Livestream
By Margeaux Sippell
Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler, Tiffany Haddish and more comedians have signed on to perform comedy sets from home for the “Feeding America Comedy Festival.”
Put together by Bryon Allen through Entertainment Studios, the television division of his Allen Media Group, the charity event is seeking to raise money for Feeding America and is co-produced by Funny or Die.
The event will live-stream on the Allen Media Group television networks Comedy.TV and The Weather Channel and on the free streaming service app Local Now from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 9.
Here are the rest of the comedians scheduled to perform, with more still to be announced: Kevin Hart, Billy Crystal, Marlon Wayans, Howie Mandel, Brad Garrett, Taraji P. Henson, Louie Anderson, Margaret Cho, Kenan Thompson, Marc Maron, Jon Lovitz, Caroline Rhea, Billy Gardell, Tim Meadows, Jamie Kennedy, Bill Engvall, Sheryl Underwood, Chris Rock, and Allen himself.
Viewers will be encouraged to donate to Feeding America at www.feedingamerica.org.