Kids for Character: We Are Family was a 2002 live TV special aired live from Aqueduct Racetrack in New York City. Produced by Character Counts!, the We Are Family Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation in association with Nash Entertainment and Ear Booker Productions; it was aired on July 2, 2002 on the Big Four TV channels: ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX, plus PBS member stations, the RKO Network, UPN, The WB, PAX, and several independent TV channels; and several cable channels across the United States.

Funding Credits


News anchors from NBC, CBS, ABC, PBS, and RKO introduce the special. Then in a pre-recorded segment in the Central Park Mall, Tom Selleck and Nile Rodgers are joined with a team of children and then lead us into the main live show segment by discussing the show's message.

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