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NBC Schedules Hurricane Sandy Relief Benefit

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Bruce Springsteen, photo by Craig O'Neal

NBC has scheduled a last-minute telethon for Hurricane Sandy Relief, titled “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together.” It will air this evening, Friday, Nov. 2 at 8/7c.

This special benefit telethon will feature performances from artists like Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, Billy Joel, Jon Bon Jovi and Sting.

On hand to host the benefit will be Matt Lauer, who is credited with bringing the idea to NBC. He will be joined by guests Jimmy Fallon and Brian Williams

All proceeds from the telethon will benefit the American Red Cross relief efforts. Donations can be made over the phone during the show, or you can make a simple donation of $10 by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999.