NBC Sandy benefit

THUNDER ROAD AT 30 ROCK: NBC is doing a benefit concert Friday night for victims of Hurricane Sandy featuring artists native to the areas hardest hit: New Jersey’s Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi and Long Island's Billy Joel, the AP reports. Also scheduled to perform are Christina Aguilera, Sting and Jimmy Fallon, with Matt Lauer hosting. The telecast, benefiting the American Red Cross, will air live at 8 p.m. ET on NBC and its cable stations including Bravo, CNBC, USA, MSNBC and E!, It'll be taped-delayed on the West Coast, as usual. (11/1a)