Kevin Hart To Host Relaunch Of Muscular Dystrophy Telethon Kevin Hart is following in the footsteps of legendary comedian Jerry Lewis. For over 50 years, Lewis hosted the Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon during Labor Day weekend. Hart will host a revamped and shorter version called the MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon. The event will raise money for MDA and Hart's own Help From The Hart charity. Jack Black, Michael B. Jordan, Josh Gad, Usain Bolt, Eva Longoria, and more are already lined up to be guests. The telethon will be a 2-hour streaming event that will take place on October 24th. Did you ever watch one of the old school telethons? Do you think that will ever happen again?