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THE STARS COME OUT FOR 'TOGETHER FOR OUR CHILDREN -- M.U.S.I.C.': TWO-HOUR EVENT TO BENEFIT CHILDREN'S HEALTH CARE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD

All American Television to Distribute Domestically Beginning June 25
 LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first-ever two-hour global television event to benefit children's health care, "Together For Our Children -- M.U.S.I.C." (Musicians Unite with Stars to Immunize Children), featuring top stars from music, film and television, will air in syndication nationally between June 25-July 11.(a) All American Television will distribute the program in the United States.
 Many of today's most celebrated and prolific performers and celebrities are scheduled to appear in either live or taped segments from locations around the globe. To date, the all-star line-up includes (alphabetically) Kathy Bates, Clint Black, Elaine Boosler, Lloyd Bridges, Christie Brinkley, Phil Collins, David Crosby, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Shelley Duvall, Expose, Mike Farrell, Billy Joel, L.L. Cool J, Graham Nash, the New Maroons (Ringo Starr, Don Was, Benmont Tench, Mark Goldenberg and Jonelle Mosser), Nirvana, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Reiser, Mimi Rogers, Santana, Michael W. Smith, Stephen Stills, Oliver Stone, Alan Thicke, Roger Waters, and Wynonna.
 Produced by Paul Flattery, of Flattery, Yukich Inc., and directed by Emmy award-winner Jeff Margolis, "Together For Our Children -- M.U.S.I.C." will combine live and taped performances with various clips and personal messages by top stars from the worlds of music, film and television. Portions of the telecast will be taped live from Royce Hall at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles, Wednesday, June 23. Radio Vision will handle the international distribution.
 Television viewers will be able to contribute to the fundraising efforts of "Together For Our Children -- M.U.S.I.C." through pledges, donations and a combination of creative merchandising and telemarketing programs by calling a toll-free number 800-93-MUSIC. Already in operation, the number will be promoted heavily during the show and through other media, including radio and the press.
 The fund raising effort is co-chaired by Mikhail S. Gorbachev and singer/songwriter Billy Joel, along with Eduard Schevardnadze, chairman of the Georgian State Council and George Schultz, former U.S. Secretary of State.
 The goal of the benefit is to raise funds and awareness for health and immunization programs for children in both the United States and Russia, as well as participating countries throughout the world. A certain portion of the funds will help children's relief efforts in war-torn Bosnia-Herzegovina. The Gorbachev Foundation/USA will coordinate the distribution of monies donated in the United States. The Gorbachev Foundation/UK Trust will coordinate all international donations. U.S. agencies designated to receive funds are The Children's Health Fund and Children Now.
 All American Television Inc. is a subsidiary of All American Communications Inc., the publicly held worldwide entertainment company whose divisions include Scotti Brothers Records, All American Music Publishing and the Baywatch Production Co. All American Communications Inc. trades in the NASDAQ over-the-counter market under the symbol AACI. (a) Check local listings for area broadcast time and date.
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 /CONTACT: Lynn Gardner of The Lippin Group/LA, 213-965-1990, or Mitch Zamarin of The Lippin Group/NY, 212-986-7080; or John Budkins of All American Television, 310-301-1721; or Michael Jensen of Jensen Communications, 818-585-9575/
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