Broadcast includes eye test for early detection of visual disorders and degenerative eye diseases.
19th annual “The Eyes of Christmas™” stars Tom Hanks, Nichole Kidman, Celine Dion, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Jay Leno, Sting, and U2, sharing music and holiday memories so the blind can experience the magic of holiday season.
This Christmas some of Hollywood’s top stars, including Tom Hanks, Nichole Kidman, Celine Dion, Garth Brooks , Reba McEntyre, Jay Leno, U2, Sting and many others, will take part in “The Eyes of Christmas” international telecast on Christmas eve and morning, December 24th and 25th. This special holiday programming allows millions of unsighted children and adults an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the holidays, through the “eyes” of Hollywood’s top stars who share their own personal holiday memories of the season.
The “Eyes of Christmas” telecast, produced by RP International, the nation’s leading non-profit organization fighting degenerative eye diseases, will air on multiple cable networks, including ION Media Network, WE -Women’s Entertainment Network and FOX-KCOP Los Angeles (check your local listings for days and times).The telecast follows NBC’s 8 p.m. Christmas Eve airing of Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life,” also described for the blind and visually impaired, narrated by former President George Herbert Walker Bush and produced in TheatreVision™ by RP International.
This year’s “Eyes of Christmas” telecast is hosted by legendary sportscaster Vin Scully, will feature top celebrities’ personal holiday memories and Christmas songs, intercut throughout another holiday movie classic, Charles Dickens’ “Scrooge,” also narrated in TheatreVision™, which describes the on-screen action in-between the actors’ dialogue, so the blind can experience the magic of motion pictures.
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