Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, Billy Joel, Sting and More Will Take Part in NBC's Hurricane Sandy Telethon Nov. 2
01 Nov 2012
NBC Universal will present "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together," a one-hour telethon and concert, on its broadcast network and cable television stations Nov. 2. Money raised from the event will be donated to the American Red Cross.
"Today" co-host Matt Lauer will host the 8 PM telethon, which will be held at NBC's Rockefeller Plaza and include performances from Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Jon Bon Jovi, Sting and Christina Aguilera. "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon and "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams are also scheduled to appear.
"Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" will broadcast simultaneously on NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, G4, MSNBC, Style, Syfy and USA, and streamed live on the NBC.com website.
The telethon will air live from 8-9 PM ET and is on a tape delay for the West Coast.
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