New York City has seen its residents come together to support those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Now, for one night, celebrities are coming together to do the same.

NBC Universal announced it would show a one-hour telethon and concert Friday night to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

“Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together” will be hosted by “Today” co-host, Matt Lauer, and held at NBC’s Rockefeller Plaza.

Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Jon Bon Jovi, Sting and Christina Aguilera are all scheduled to perform during the telethon. Jimmy Fallon and Brian Williams will also appear.


The telethon will be broadcast live from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST. It will be shown on NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, G4, MSNBC, Style, SyFy and USA as well as streamed live on All the proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross.

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