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NBC to air Hurricane Sandy relief telethon Friday

November 01, 2012|By Patrick Kevin Day
  • Matt Lauer will host "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together."
Matt Lauer will host "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together." (Evan Agnosti / Associated…)

The East Coast is still recovering from the destruction of super storm Sandy, so on Friday the collected cable channels and networks of NBCUniversal will be airing a one-hour telethon to raise money for the victims.

"Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" will be hosted by "Today's" Matt Lauer and will feature performances by Christina Aguilera, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen and Sting; and have appearances by Jimmy Fallon and NBC News' Brian Williams.

The telethon will air on NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, G4, MSNBC, Style, Syfy and USA. It will also stream live on It will air live at 8 p.m. on the East Coast and on tape delay at 8 p.m. on the West Coast.

Money raised from the telethon will go to the American Red Cross.


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