LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2009–Sets and celebrities from the worlds of TV, film, music and sports are pledging to turn out their lights as part of World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour, the first global vote for action on climate change, taking place March 28th at 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Edward Norton, Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, members of the L.A. Kings, Alanis Morissette, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Jennette McCurdy, Baron Davis, Big Kenny of Big & Rich, Tom Bergeron of "Dancing with the Stars," Will.I.Am, Isabella Rossellini, Edward James Olmos, Mary Hart of "Entertainment Tonight," George Lopez, Janeane Garofalo, Linkin Park and others will join hundreds of millions of people around the world in demanding action on climate change.
The CBS Network has committed to turning out all non-essential lights at its CBS Television City complex for Earth Hour while the sets, and some of the stars of TV shows will do the same, including: “Dancing with the Stars" (as well as Tom Bergeron), "Entertainment Tonight" (and Mary Hart), “The Insider,” “Price is Right,” and "CSI."
Note to Editors: B-roll and Earth Hour still images can be found at http://www.earthhourus.org/broll.php
About World Wildlife Fund and Earth Hour
Earth Hour (www.EarthHourUS.org) is a global initiative of WWF in which millions of people around the world will cast a vote in favor of action on climate change by turning off their lights for one hour on March 28, 2009 at 8:30 pm local time. By voting with their light switches, Earth Hour participants will send a powerful, visual message to their leaders demanding immediate action on climate change. WWF is the world’s leading conservation organization, working in 100 countries for nearly half a century. Visit www.worldwildlife.org to learn more.