NBCU Networks to Air Hurricane Sandy Telethon

Matt Lauer to Host One-Hour Special Friday at 8 p.m.
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The networks of NBCUniversal will air a one-hour live telethon on Friday to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Today anchor Matt Lauer will host Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together, to be broadcast Nov. 2 from 8-9 p.m. on NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, G4, MSNBC, Style, Syfy and USA and live-streamed on NBC.com. NBC said additional networks could join the broadcast prior to airtime.

The telethon will feature performances by Christina Aguilera, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen and Sting, with appearances by NBC's Jimmy Fallon and Brian Williams.

All money collected from the telethon will be donated to the American Red Cross relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy.