Joe Biden and Kamala Harris tap Tom Hanks to host starry inauguration special

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris tap Tom Hanks to host starry inauguration special

Screen icon Tom Hanks has landed his next gig: the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.

The “News of the World” actor is set to host a star-studded TV special after the President- and Vice President-elect are sworn into office. According to a Wednesday report from Deadline, the “Celebrating America” telecast will begin at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Jan. 20 on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and MSNBC.

Also set to appear in the 90-minute broadcast are Justin Timberlake, Demi Lovato, Ant Clemons and Jon Bon Jovi. More acts are expected to be announced for the show, which will also be available to stream on Amazon Prime Video, Microsoft Bing, NewsNOW from Fox, and AT&T DIRECTV and U-verse as well as the Presidential Inaugural Committee’s social media accounts.

“I’m SO honored to announce that I will be joining @joebiden & @kamalaharris for their special event,” singer Demi Lovato wrote Wednesday on social media. “I was left speechless when I was asked to perform!”

I’m SO honored to announce that I will be joining @JoeBiden & @KamalaHarris for their special event, “Celebrating America” on January 20th at 8:30pm ET/PT ❤️

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