The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart will be back as host and master of ceremonies for Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs” – the premiere benefit event for autism charities and the one with the longest name.
Comedy Central will be teaming up with Stewart’s Busboy Productions and New York Collaborates For Autism for an evening of comedy, live performances, sketches and short films. The night will help fund Autism programs across the United States.
“Night of Too Many Stars” will be taped Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The benefit will then air on Comedy Central on Sunday, March 8th. The night of the broadcast, there will be a live celebrity phone bank so that viewers can call in and donate during the taped special. Since 2006, “Night of Too Many Stars” has raised $18 million for Autism programs.
The previous “Night of Too Many Stars” included Jack Black, Lewis Black, Steve Carell, Louis C.K., George Clooney, Stephen Colbert, Conan O’Brien, Larry David, Jimmy Fallon, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jim Gaffigan, Zach Galifianakis, Ricky Gervais, Tom Hanks, Jonah Hill, Kevin James, Jimmy Kimmel, Al Pacino, Katy Perry, Amy Poehler, Chris Rock, Seth Rogen, The Roots, Paul Rudd, Adam Sandler, Jerry Seinfeld, Sarah Silverman, David Spade, Ben Stiller and others. They’re right. That’s too many.
Tickets go on sale later this year and VIP packages will be available which include an after-party with the stars. For more information on “Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs” go to cc.com.