Bobbie Eakes, Anthony Geary, Sherri Shepherd, Walt Willey, Kim Zimmer, et al. Set for ABC Daytime Salutes Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
Willey and Eakes replace previously announced hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, and Cameron Mathison.
Anthony Geary and Sherri Shepherd, previously reported as hosts, will still perform. Also scheduled to appear are All My Children's Natalie Hall and Lindsay Hartley; One Life to Live's Kristen Alderson, Kassie DePaiva, David Gregory, Josh Kelly, Mark Lawson, Nic Robuck, Brittany Underwood, Kelley Missal, Hillary B. Smith, and Kim Zimmer; and General Hospital's Bradford Anderson, Brandon Barash, Anthony Geary, and Jonathan Jackson. Additional participants will be announced at a later date.
In addition, the various packages that will be part of an online auction that will be held in tandem with the event have been announced, including such lots as opportunities to appear in a scene of All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital; behind-the-scenes tours of each ABC Daytime drama; and a VIP package for a taping of The View, including a meet-and-greet with the hosts.