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Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020

Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020

  • Premiered: 
    May 16, 2020
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  • Network: multiple networks
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Special, Annual
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Tags: celebrity

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Plot Synopsis

GRADUATE TOGETHER: AMERICA HONORS THE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2020 is a one-hour special tribute to the high school class of 2020, with a collection of commencement addresses, celebrity performances and inspirational vignettes. As coronavirus has prompted the cancellation of high school graduation ceremonies, GRADUATE TOGETHER honors the more than 3 million high school seniors across the country with a joyful tribute to the Class of 2020. Curated by high school students and educators throughout the country, with the support of the American Federation of Teachers, this special event will include a collection of commencement messages, musical performances, and inspirational vignettes.

Former President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address. Celebrity participants include: Kane Brown, Lana Condor, David Dobrik, Dolan Twins, KAROL G, Liza Koshy, Maren Morris, National Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson, Olivia Wilde, Zendaya, LeBron James, Bad Bunny, Chika, YBN Cordae, Charli D'Amelio, Dixie D'Amelio, Loren Gray, H.E.R., the Jonas Brothers, Brandan Bmike Odums, Ben Platt, Henry Platt, Jonah Platt, Megan Rapinoe, Yara Shahidi, Lena Waithe, Pharrell Williams, and Malala Yousafzai.

Everyone has the opportunity to interact with the #GraduateTogether campaign, leading up to the primetime graduation tribute and beyond. Students, educators, and families can share their personal stories with the campaign at or by tagging their posts on social media with the #GraduateTogether hashtag. Twitter has released a special hashtag emoji to honor the high school Class of 2020 and is hosting a virtual watch party to create a community of unity as we all experience the show. Anyone can join the conversation by using the hashtag #GraduateTogether.

GRADUATE TOGETHER debuts Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 8pm ET/PT, 7pm CT on ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC, as well as additional broadcast and cable networks throughout the United States, including ABC News Live, Bleacher Report, California Music Channel, CNN, The CW, FOX Business Network, FOX News Channel, FOX Now, Freeform, The Roku Channel, The Washington Post, and Univision. Streaming partners Complex Networks, Facebook App, PEOPLE, SiriusXM, TikTok, Twitter, and YouTube share the simulcast at 8pm PT/11pm ET the same night.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Entertainment Industry Foundation
  • Produced by XQ Institute
  • Produced by LeBron James Family Foundation