Dish TV, History TV18 to telecast concert for Hurricane Sandy

MUMBAI: Zee Network‘s DTH company Dish TV India will air the global event ‘12-12-12 Concert‘ to contribute to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts.

The Concert for Sandy Relief will take place at the Madison Square Garden, New York City December 12, 2012. It is expected to run for over four hours.

Big names in the music industry have come together for the concert. It will be aired online as well as on-air. Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney will take part. Also on the bill are actors and comedians including Billy Crystal, Jon Stewart, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kristen Stewart, Chris Rock, Susan Sarandon, Adam Sandler, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jimmy Fallon, Steve Buscemi and Quentin Tarantino.

The event will be telecast on 13 December 2012 from 5:30 am onwards (IST) and the repeat will telecast at 8 pm on the same day. It will be available to all Dish TV customers free of cost.

Dish TV COO Salil Kapoor said, "Being the pioneer and industry leader Dish TV has always endeavored to stand strong with the global community in times of need. We are extremely pleased to be a part of the Relief Efforts organized by Robin Hood Relief Fund for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. By broadcasting this concert to be held on the historic date of ‘12-12-12‘, we are glad to take a step towards spreading awareness among Indian masses about the relief campaign for the hurricane victims."

Robin Hood organisation is organising this concert at 7:30 pm (EST). This four-hour concert is expected to reach over 1 billion people worldwide, while Dish TV will be broadcasting the entire event for its customers in India on channel no. 90 for HD subscribers and channel no. 252 for SD subscribers.

Infotainment broadcaster History TV18 will also air the concert on 13 December at 5:30 pm. The concert will also be live streamed on Youtube, Hulu, AOL, iHeartRadio and Time brands‘ websites.

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