Reading a virtual table will benefit a charity – Variety

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Take out your Xela kickball t-shirt and embrace your Mandonna poster, “Happy Endings” will offer a virtual meeting that includes the full and original cast with new scripted material, Variety learned exclusively.In order to raise funds and publicize Color of Change and the central world cuisine of José Andrés supporting Black Lives Matter and the relief efforts of COVID-19, Sony Pictures Television (which produced the three-season series on ABC ) joined the executive. producers and distribution of “Happy Endings” for this special event which will take place on Monday July 20 at 4:00 p.m. PT on the Sony Pictures Television YouTube page.

“For years, people – and multiple networks – have spoken: they don’t want this show to go on. Without getting discouraged, we were finally able to convince them to let us at least do one weird Zoom thing, as long as we did it ourselves and it was for charity, “said series creator David Caspe in a press release. “So if you want to take a look, please donate to Color of Change and World Central Kitchen, two amazing organizations that are fighting to make the world a safer, fairer and fairer place for everyone.”

Cast members Eliza Coupe, Elisha Cuthbert, Zachary Knighton, Adam Pally, Damon Wayans, Jr. and Casey Wilson will all participate, as will a “surprise special guest”. They will interpret “And The Pandemmy Goes To…” by the writers of “Happy Endings” and will then participate in a live Q&A. Fans can submit their questions using #AskHappyEndings and @HappyEndings tag.

Sony Pictures Television contributes to two causes on behalf of the “Happy Endings” family and also encourages fans to directly support the relief efforts.

“Happy Endings” was originally aired on ABC between 2011 and 2013 and has delivered 57 filmed episodes. He focused on a group of friends living in Chicago, navigating their careers, relationships and their large, tight-knit group after Alex (Cuthbert) left Dave (Knighton) at the altar. The show’s writers put together an additional “future” special episode in 2016 for Entertainment Weekly’s PopFest. Entitled “Happy To Be Here”, it allowed her characters to close the loop by ending with Dave and Alex waking up together just before their wedding.

“Happy Endings” is now joining a series of fan favorite series that have used the shutdown of the production of the coronavirus pandemic to bring together the beloved casts for an online experience. Precedents have included “The Nanny”, “Teen Wolf”, “Melrose Place” and “Zoey 101”.

Color of Change is the largest online racial justice organization in the country that helps people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us and inspires business and government decision makers to create a more human and less hostile world. for black people in America. World Central Kitchen is a team of first responders in food, helping to get fresh and nutritious meals for frontline workers and vulnerable communities across the country.



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