Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Gayle King, and Brad Pitt will co-host a special honoring the late civil rights leader John Lewis.
John Lewis: Celebrating a Hero airs at 10 p.m. Tuesday, August 4, 2020, on CBS. The special will be telecast at a later date on BET, MTV, and Smithsonian, as well as on OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network. The special will examine Lewis’ life, his work, and the principles that guided him.
The special will feature musical performances, interviews, and conversations. Tune in for performances by Yolanda Adams, Jon Batiste, Common, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Trevor Noah, Billy Porter, and Wynonna.