Coming Sunday, April 18th, 2021 at 7 PM EST, Walgreens and ATTN: are bringing an hour-long special in hopes of bringing awareness and encourage people to get their vaccination to put an end to our ongoing pandemic.
Appearances from celebrities include: Former First Lady Michelle Obama, alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda Dr. Anthony Fauci, and many more.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Adviser to the President, will be interviewed by Matthew McConaughey.
Audiences will be treated to comedy acts, informative packages, captivating real-life stories and heartwarming surprises.
“We are honored to present an hour of television devoted to increasing vaccinations in America and help end a cataclysmic pandemic,”said Jen Neal, Executive Vice President, Live Events, Specials and E! News. Neal added, “The entertainment, comedic and music communities, along with First Lady Michelle Obama, have come together for the special, which will be inspirational, poignant and, at times, humorous. The overriding message: get vaccinated, end the pandemic and get your life and the life of the country back on track.”
“The ability to get people back to work and kids back in school, getting us reunited with family and friends and attending concerts, sporting events and many other activities we hold dear is contingent upon people getting vaccinated,” said Matthew Segal, the Co-Founder of ATTN:. “At ATTN: we believe in the power of entertainment to inform audiences, and we’re thrilled to partner with NBC, Civic Nation, Walgreens and many great public figures and performers to get out this critical message.”
“Roll Up Your Sleeves” is produced by ATTN:, Civic Nation and Deviants Media. It is executive produced by Tom Werner, Valerie Jarrett, Matthew Segal, Jarrett Moreno, Taye Shuayb, Jessie Surovell, Mike Vainisi, Audrey Morrissey, Ivan Dudynsky and Chad Hines.
Let us know in the comments if you’ll be tuning into this new special.