Beyonce, Clooney highlight NBC's Harvey benefit telethon

Hand in Hand to air on KFDX KJTL

Helping Hurricane Irma victims has become part of "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief". The one-hour broadcast is packed with entertainers from music, television, movies and more.

Tonight's hurricane relief telethon will feature George Strait as the closing act, live from his benefit concert in San Antonio.

Separately, a George Strait concert in San Antonio, Texas will be part of the broadcast.

Scooter Braun, the celebrity talent manager responsible for finding Justin Bieber on YouTube, is partnering with Texas rapper Bun B to host a 17-network telethon for the survivors of hurricanes Harvey and Irma Tuesday night.

George Clooney, Matthew McConaughey, Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Strahan, Kelly Rowland, George Strait, Reese Witherspoon and others will participate with taped or live messages. No fewer than seven charities will benefit from funds received, including the United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Feeding Texas and Comic Relief USA.

The telethon will air from Los Angeles, but there will be stages in NY and Nashville, Tennessee. SiriusXM will be carrying the audio ofHand inHandallowing subscribers to tune in on their TODAY Show Radio (ch. 108), The Foxxhole (ch. 96) and Radio Andy (ch. 102) channels. The Mayor's Fund is through the Hand in Hand Hurricane Relief Fund, the release said. Phone lines will be open at the beginning of the broadcast and close one-hour after the broadcast ends.

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