NBC Benefit for Hurricane Sandy Raises $23 Million -- Here's What You Missed TheWrap, TVWeek
“Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together,” the NBC benefit concert for victims of the superstorm, raised $23 million in donations to the American Red Cross, reports TheWrap.com.
TVWeek Open Mic blogger Hillary Atkin looks back at the broadcast, which aired Friday and featured New Jersey natives Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi, as well as Long Island's Billy Joel. Click here to read her rundown on the show’s highlights and see a video clip from the concert.
The show also featured other performers including Sting, Steven Tyler, Christina Aguilera and Tina Fey.
Hurricane Sandy caused more than 100 deaths across 10 states and is estimated to be responsible for $50 billion in damage, the piece adds.