COMEDY CENTRAL® Teams Up Again With Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions and the New York Center for Autism for On-Air Charity Special "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs"

May 09, 2012
By ViacomCBS Staff

COMEDY CENTRAL has once again joined forces with Jon Stewart'sBusboy Productions and the New York Center for Autism for its fourth biennial special event, "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs." Taping on Saturday, October 13 from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the benefit for Autism programs will feature Stewart hosting an evening filled with live performances, sketches and short films from a roster of comedy all-stars. "Night of Too Many Stars" will premiere on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, October 21.

Tickets for the "Night of Too Many Stars" will go on sale later this year. VIP Benefit tickets can be purchased now by emailing nightoftoomanystars@eventassociatesinc.com. All VIP Benefit tickets, which begin at $1,500per person, include access to the after-party with talent.

This year's event will premiere on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, October 21 with additional live wrap-arounds featuring a celebrity phone bank, allowing viewers to call in during the airing to donate while speaking with additional comedic and celebrity heavyweights.

For more information about the event, VIP tickets and submitting donations to the New York Center for Autism, fans can go to www.cc.com/toomanystars. Additional details on general ticket on-sale dates and confirmed talent will be posted as they become available.

Since 2006, the "Night of Too Many Stars" has raised over $9 million. In 2010, "Night of Too Many Stars," through its partner organization New York Center for Autism, gave more than $3.1 million in grants to 41 programs in 13 states.

The autism rate is on the rise and now affects 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys. "Night of Too Many Stars" will benefit a variety of autism education and family service programs across the country, in support of the overabundance of individuals with autism and their families who so desperately need quality services.

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