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The Eyes of Christmas: Top Stars Telecast 12 Hours of Holiday Music and Memories for the Visually Impaired to Over 80 Million Homes on Multiple Cable Networks
Date:12/14/2007

The 13th Annual 'Eyes Of Christmas' International Telecast Fighting

Blindness Features Over 50 Top Stars Including Garth Brooks, Sandra

Bullock, Jay Leno, Tom Hanks, Nicole Kidman and Sting

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For 12 days leading up to Christmas, many top stars along with top athletes and our nation's governors, will record audio greeting cards for the blind and visually impaired. The 13th Annual "Eyes of Christmas" presentations are being telecast via multiple cable and satellite networks to over 80 million homes. Stars include Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Garth Brooks, Reba McIntyre, Sandra Bullock, Charlton Heston, Tom Hanks, Drew Barrymore, Nicole Kidman, Pierce Brosnan, Jay Leno, Bob Costas and Natalie Cole. Music performances will be featured by Sting, U2, Christina Aguilera, Brian McKnight, Jon Bon Jovi, Kenny G, Natalie Cole, Stevie Wonder, The Blind Boys of Alabama and Jose Feliciano.

Former President Bush begins the broadcasts with a heartwarming description of the classic, "It's A Wonderful Life" on NBC, with repeat airings the week of December 17. Mr. Bush's narration is delivered through TheatreVision(TM), which adds a description of the action and scene to the actors' dialogue, enabling the blind to enjoy the film along with the sighted.

Special broadcasts will air throughout the holidays on the Dish, PAX and ION Networks, as well as on independent stations in top US markets (check your local listings for dates and times). This year's "Eyes of Christmas" telecast will culminate with a special Christmas Eve airing of the Charles Dickens' favorite, "Scrooge," between midnight and 8 a.m., Christmas morning.

"The Eyes of Christmas" benefits RP International, the nation's leading non-profit fighting RP (Retinitis Pigmentosa) and other degenerative eye diseases. Founder Helen Harris also encourages sighted viewers to tune into "The Eyes of Christmas" broadcast to take the "traveling eye
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