NEW YORK (November 1, 2012)--NBC is staging a benefit concert Friday for victims of Hurricane Sandy featuring some artists native to the areas hardest hit and Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi of New Jersey and Billy Joel of Long Island are scheduled to perform.
The telecast will benefit the American Red Cross and will be shown on NBC and its cable stations including Bravo, CNBC, USA, MSNBC and E! Other networks are invited to join in.
Matt Lauer will host the concert, which will air at 7 p.m. CDT and will be taped-delayed in the West.
Other performers include Christina Aguilera, Sting and Jimmy Fallon.
The telethon will be broadcast from NBC facilities in Rockefeller Center in New York City.