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Entertainment Emmy show will include $2.8M donation to fight child hunger

04:44  19 september  2020
04:44  19 september  2020 Source:   ap.org

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Emmys Donation (2018 Invision). Every Emmy Award handed out Sunday will come with something extra — a 0,000 donation to fight child hunger . The Television Academy announced Friday that each network and streaming service competing on the telecast has pledged the donation for every

The Emmy Awards being held on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, will include a $ 2 . 8 million donation to No Kid Hungry to support the groups efforts to feed children LOS ANGELES – Every Emmy Award handed out Sunday will come with something extra — a 0,000 donation to fight child hunger .

FILE - In this July 12, 2018, file photo, an Emmy statue is displayed onstage at the 70th Primetime Emmy Nominations Announcements at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards being held on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, will include a $2.8 million donation to No Kid Hungry to support the group’s efforts to feed children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Television Academy announced the donation Friday, Sept. 18. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this July 12, 2018, file photo, an Emmy statue is displayed onstage at the 70th Primetime Emmy Nominations Announcements at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards being held on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, will include a $2.8 million donation to No Kid Hungry to support the group’s efforts to feed children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Television Academy announced the donation Friday, Sept. 18. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Every Emmy Award handed out Sunday will come with something extra — a $100,000 donation to fight child hunger.

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The Emmy Awards being held on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, will include a $ 2 . 8 million donation to No Kid Hungry to support the groups efforts to feed children LOS ANGELES – Every Emmy Award handed out Sunday will come with something extra — a 0,000 donation to fight child hunger .

The Emmy Awards being held on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, will include a $ 2 . 8 million donation to No Kid Hungry to support the group’s efforts to feed The Television Academy announced Friday that each network and streaming service competing on the telecast has pledged the donation for every

The Television Academy announced Friday that each network and streaming service competing on the telecast has pledged the donation for every Emmy they win.

With 23 Emmys being handed out and the academy committing $500,000, that will mean a donation of $2.8 million to No Kid Hungry, a group working to relieve child hunger brought on by the coronavirus crisis.

The 72nd Emmy Awards air Sunday at 5 p.m. on ABC.

Jimmy Kimmel is hosting from Staples Center in Los Angeles and winners will accept their awards from remote locations, but little beyond that has been revealed about what will happen during the show that is being put on under unique pandemic circumstances.

The HBO limited series “Watchmen” is the top nominee.

Guests set to appear include Anthony Anderson, Mindy Kaling, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Patrick Stuart, RuPaul and Oprah Winfrey.

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The creators of big Emmy winner "Watchmen," a timely blend of superheroes and political satire that confronts US racism, say they are proud to have spotlighted the nation's historic traumas and modern-day injustices -- as fans hope for a possible follow-up. The HBO hit series, based on a seminal 1980s graphic novel, scooped up 11 Emmys at this year's television equivalent of the Oscars, making it Sunday's top honoree. The show opens with theThe HBO hit series, based on a seminal 1980s graphic novel, scooped up 11 Emmys at this year's television equivalent of the Oscars, making it Sunday's top honoree.

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