“Dancing with the Stars” winner J.R. Martinez to co-host CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute

By on Nov 23, 2011 in Announcement, Entertainment, Television, United States Comments

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J.R. Martinez, winner of ABC’s “Dancing with the StarsSeason 13, will be co-hosting “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute”, as announced by several international news sites, November 22, 2011.

The entire program is said to showcase impressive updates on the progress of several CNN Heroes that have been honored in the past and showcase this year’s Top 10 CNN Heroes.

According to reports, J.R. Martinez has been selected to co-host the live pre-show from the red carpet for “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute”, which will be broadcasted live on CNN Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

On November 24, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. ET, CNN will also broadcast “CNN Heroes: Where Are They Now?” hosted by Anderson Cooper. The said show will be an hour-long special program looking back at CNN Heroes from the past five years.

“CNN Heroes: Where Are They Now?” will feature celebrities who have been inspired by CNN Heroes such as J.R. Martinez, Rainn Wilson, comedian George Lopez, and more.

Likewise, CNN announced that the Top 10 CNN Heroes will each have their story told by celebrities, including The Black Eyed Peaswill.i.am, Christy Turlington Burns, and NFL Super Bowl champ and MVP quarterback Kurt Warner.

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