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NBC Expands Red Nose Day Programming Block To Three Hours!

THE RED NOSE DAY SPECIAL — Season: 3 — Pictured: Chris Hardwick — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

Chirs Hardwick will host NBC’s third annual Red Nose Day Special as NBC expands its Red Nose Day programming block to 3 hours.

As well as the actual Red Nose Day Special, NBC will also broadcast the first ever Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day – featuring Arrow’s Stephen Amell, Derek Hough, Natalie Morales and more.

In the Red Nose Day edition of Running Wild with Bear Grylls, Julia Roberts joins Grylls on a trip to Kenya.

The Red Nose block begins at 8/7C on Thursday, May 25th.

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Love Actually Writer/Director and Cast Reunite for Red Nose Day Actually Special!

THE RED NOSE DAY SPECIAL — Pictured: “The Red Nose Day Special” Logo — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

Richard Curtis, writer/director, and several cast members from their hit movie Love Actually will reunite for Red Nose Day Actually, a short film to air on NBC’s Red Nose Day Special.

Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Bill Nighy, Andrew Lincoln and Rowan Atkinson are among the cast members who will take part. Red Nose Day Actually will be seen in the U.S. on May 25th, and in the UK on March 25th.

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Jack Black and Richard Curtis Chat Red Nose Day U.S. Star-Studded Event

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Over the past 30 years Red Nose Day has been the #1 television fundraising event in the U.K. raising money and awareness for children in need. Thursday May 21st at 8 p.m. EDT on NBC in a star-studded three-hour event it’s crossing the pond to take over America!

Recently I sat down with funny man Jack Black to discuss his involvement with the Red Nose Day event and what he learned through his trip to Uganda where he experienced first hand the dire conditions many families are struggling to survive in. Along with Jack we spoke with Oscar nominee and Emmy Award-winning writer-director-producer Richard Curtis (“Four Weddings and a Funeral,” “Bridget Jones Diary,” “Notting Hill”) who created Red Nose Day back in 1985 to shed light on the devastating effects poverty has on children and their families and hopefully lead the way to make a positive change.

Full interview after the jump!

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