Mila Kunis

NBC's 'Red Nose Day Special' raises $30M for kids' charities

NBC's "Red Nose Day Special" mixed comedy and musical performances with heartfelt pleas for children in need, raising more than $30 million.

Funds raised during the live variety show Thursday night will benefit children's charities around the world.

The second annual charity telecast — already a 25-year institution in the U.K. — featured more than 60 celebrities. Most appeared on pre-produced video pieces, but Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Minnie Driver, Scott Foley, Mayim Bialik, Malin Akerman, Jane Lynch and Jay Pharaoh were among the stars manning the phones and appearing live on the air.

"New Girl" star Lamorne Morris took several...