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Tom Hanks to host inaugural special with Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato and more

It’s a “Star-Spangled” special.

The upcoming Inauguration Day for Joe Biden because the 46th US president will conclude in star-studded type — with a prime-time TV special hosted by Tom Hanks and that includes performances by Bruce Springsteen, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi and Ant Clemons.

“This inauguration presents a novel alternative to highlight the resilience and spirit of an America United,” the just-announced theme of the celebration, stated Tony Allen, CEO of the Presidential Inaugural Committee, in an announcement.

As well as, “Determined Housewives” alum Eva Longoria and “Scandal” star Kerry Washington will introduce musical performances and numerous different segments, together with “tales of younger individuals making a distinction of their communities,” in accordance to an announcement from PIC.

The 90-minute patriotic program, dubbed “Celebrating America,” will spotlight “the power of our democracy, the perseverance of our individuals, and our capability to come collectively throughout attempting instances and emerge stronger than ever earlier than,” in accordance to a press launch. The inaugural special will rejoice American heroes on the entrance traces of the pandemic, from health-care staff to residents giving again, and those that are breaking obstacles.

“We’ve witnessed numerous heroes this previous yr step up to the entrance traces and serve their fellow People, so we’re telling their tales, spreading their collective mild, and celebrating one of the best of our nation and its individuals with this prime-time program,” stated Allen.

As well as to the performances by the aforementioned musical stars, freshly sworn-in President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will even be popping by to pay tribute to the expertise and variety of the USA.

“Celebrating America” will air dwell from 8:30 to 10:00 p.m. Jap on Jan. 20 on ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC and MSNBC. It’s going to additionally stream dwell on YouTube, Fb, Twitter, Twitch, Amazon Prime Video, Microsoft Bing, NewsNow from Fox and AT&T’s DirectV and U-verse.

This yr’s inauguration ceremony on the Capitol might be considerably scaled-down due to the coronavirus pandemic and the specter of violence following final week’s assault on the Capitol that left 5 individuals lifeless.

Regardless of the potential hazard, Biden vowed to take the oath of workplace outdoors, whereas the Nationwide Guard introduced it could deploy 10,00zero troops to Washington, DC, to guarantee the security of the event.

A whole bunch of exhausted troops have already been working across the clock to shield the center of the US authorities towards additional acts of violence.

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