Schedule for Rally to Restore Sanity Announced

From the We Love DC blog:


Pre-Pre Show – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Video montages and music will play on Jumbotrons to entertain the audience

Pre Show – 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

12:00-12:40 – The Roots will play for the crowd

12:40-12:57 – A comedian (TBA) will warm up the crowd

12:57-1:00 – Video countdown and intros

Main Show 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

1:00-1:05 – Singing of the National Anthem by special musical guest (TBA)

1:05-1:20 – Jon Stewart welcomes the crowd

1:20-1:30 – Stephen Colbert enters

1:30-1:35 – Benediction by actor Don Novello (“Father Guido Sarducci”)

1:35-1:40 – Poem reading by actor Sam Waterson (“Law and Order”)

1:40-1:50 – Performance by Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) and Mavis Staples

1:50-2:15 – Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert perform together

2:15-2:20 – Performance by Sheryl Crow

2:20-2:30 – Brief statements from special guests (TBA), both live and taped

2:30-2:40 – Performance by special musical guest (TBA)

2:40-2:50 – Sanity and Fear Awards

2:50-3:00 – Final statements by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert

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