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Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear Schedule Released

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For those of you attending Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” this weekend, a schedule of events has been leaked showing what to expect from the three-hour program.

Musical guests The Roots and Sheryl Crow will entertain, while actors Don Novello and Sam Waterson will read a benediction and poem respectively. I wouldn’t be surprised if Waterson’s poetry is environmentally-themed; especially since he’s a passionate board member of the conservation group Oceana. Both Stewart and Colbert will take the stage for about 25 minutes — with additional guests and performances yet to be announced.

Anyways, check out the full schedule after the jump below — and by all means, have fun.

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

via MetroMix

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