Fans of FOX’s new drama, Red Band Society, have raised $100,000 for the network’s charity partners – Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Ryan Seacrest Foundation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Teen Cancer America, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. In the process, they have unlocked online access to the show’s premiere on HULU.com, fox.com and FOX NOW, as well as many other platforms. The window for the advance look at the premiere is from now until Tuesday, august 26th.
Red Band Society ‘is a provocative, unconventional and unique coming-of-age dramedy about a group of rule-bending friends and the adults who mentor them through the ups and downs of adolescence in Los Angeles’ Ocean Park Hospital.’ The series premieres on Wednesday, September 17th. For more, follow the jump.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is dedicated to one things saving children’s lives. It exists through the generosity and vision of the late Danny Thomas. When a child is admitted to St. Jude’s the family is not required to spend a dime on treatment, travel, accommodation – the hospital’s position is that the family should have only one focus, the health of their child.
In the tradition of of We Are the World, fifty classic rockers have banded together as the Rockers for St. Jude and recorded a single called If I Had the Time (I Could change the World). Written by legendary guitarist/songwriter Dick Wagner (Aerosmith, Alice Cooper Lou Reed, KISS) – and featuring Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad), Trini Lopez, Chicago founder Danny Seraphine and many more – the song is available now on download sites. Fifty cents from each download will benefit the work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® in finding cures for pediatric catastrophic diseases.
For more, check out the press release following the jump