BET plans all-star coronavirus special; Broadway stays dark

Posted at 3:07 PM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 18:07:01-04

DJ Khaled, Charlie Wilson, Chance the Rapper, Kirk Franklin, Fantasia and Melvin Crispell III are slated to perform in a special BET show that will assist people of color in dealing with the coronavirus.

The “Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort” broadcast special, will air April 22.

In other entertainment news, Broadway producers have extended the suspension of all shows through June 7.

Also, plenty of Hollywood, TV and Broadway stars will celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover online, and pop star Halsey has donated 100,000 face masks to four California medical facilities.

And "Sesame Street'' will air a special to guide children through the pandemic.