Telethon to Help the Helpers

Tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern, CNN will present a special, two-hour “Larry King Live” telethon to help raise funds for organizations working with those impacted by the Gulf oil spill.

Called Disaster in the Gulf: How You Can Help,” the telethon will benefit the United Way, National Wildlife Federation, and Nature Conservancy.

Among celebrities set to appear are Tim McGraw, Kathy Griffin, Alyssa Milano, Deepak Chopra, Ted Danson, Robert Redford, Harry Connick Jr., Jenny McCarthy, Ivanka Trump, Aaron Neville, James Carville, Tyson Ritter, Lenny Kravitz, Edward James Olmos and Philippe Cousteau.