The 2018 Stand Up To Cancer live fundraising special brought together major networks and the biggest stars in entertainment, for one night of music, laughter, and inspiration.
With a dazzling array of top talent, SU2C returned on Friday, September 7th, for the sixth roadblock telecast. For the third time, Stand Up To Cancer Canada simultaneously broadcast a Canada-inclusive, commercial-free telecast. This year, Bradley Cooper, Academy Award®-nominated actor, returned as co-executive producer.
This year’s event marked an important milestone in SU2C history: 10 years of making an impact and raising funds for groundbreaking cancer research that is helping to save lives now. An essential part of SU2C’s mission is to leverage the entertainment industry in a way that spreads our message and engages the public.
Mahershala Ali, Jason Bateman, Kathy Bates, Beth Behrs, Julie Bowen, Josh Brolin, Katie Couric, Kaley Cuoco, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jennifer Garner, Max Greenfield, Tony Hale, Jon Hamm, Mark Harmon, Marg Helgenberger, Ed Helms, Sarah Hyland, Ken Jeong, Adam Klein, Tyler Labine, Diego Luna, Sonequa Martin-Green, Marlee Matlin, Matthew McConaughey, Maria Menounos, Jillian Michaels, Trevor Noah, Dak Prescott, Dave Price, Keanue Reeves, Italia Ricci, Rob Riggle, Tracee Ellis Ross, Winona Ryder, Karla Souza, Jimmy Smits, David Spade, Eric Stonestreet, Alison Sweeney, Bree Turner, Keith Urban, Sofia Vergara, and Marlan Wayans participated in this memorable event.
The telecast also featured three musical performances, one by 25-time GRAMMY Award®-winner and activist Stevie Wonder, one by GRAMMY®-winning and 7-time reigning CMA Country Vocal Group Little Big Town, as well as one by 11-time GRAMMY®-nominee and cancer survivor Charlie Wilson.