Tom Hanks, who endorsed Joe Biden’s bid for the presidency, is set to host a celebrity-packed inauguration telecast titled “Celebrating America” that the major networks and other outlets will broadcast on primetime January 20.
A slew of pop stars are set to perform on the TV special, which will air on ABC, CBS, and NBC, as well as CNN and MSNBC. They include Biden supporters Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, and Ant Clemons.
The “Celebrating America” telecast is expected to kick off at 8:30 p.m. ET on January 20 and last for 90 minutes. Biden is set to be sworn in earlier in the day at noon ET. It remains unclear how prominently the 78-year-old politician will feature in the primetime telecast and how producers will adhere to COVID-19 social distancing and mask recommendations.
Tom Hanks backed Joe Biden’s campaign last year, appearing during a virtual fundraiser for the