Byron Allen’s Feeding America Comedy Festival Goes Live
May 5, 2020 by Harriet Kaplan
Laughter is indeed the best medicine and an all-star lineup of edgy, well-known comedic heavyweights including legend Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish will be on hand to entertain and in part take the public’s cares away and comfort them to an extent for Byron Allen’s Feeding America Comedy Festival Livestream.
This event, will raise funds for hunger relief organization’s network of food banks. It will draw serious attention to the millions impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic further causing critical issues of food insecurity.
The three-hour broadcast festival will take place on May 9th from 8-11 p.m. ET. It will livestream on Allen Media Group TV networks Comedy TV and The Weather Channel as well as on the Local Now streaming service app.
Other talented, publicly lauded and somewhat subversive performers Kevin Hart, 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 and Sheryl Underwood are also set to join Allen in performing comedy sets.
Viewers will be encouraged to contribute to Feeding America during the livestream and broadcast.