NBC to Air Hurricane Sandy Telethon Friday; Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel Among Performers

The networks of NBC Universal — including NBC, Bravo, CNBC, USA, Syfy, etc — are joining forces Friday to air a live, hour-long telethon to support victims of Hurricane Sandy.

The Matt Lauer-hosted Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together will air from 8-9 pm and feature performances by Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Jon Bon Jovi and Christina Aguilera.

The telethon also will be live-streamed on NBC.com.