All-Star Benefit "Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs" Hosted by Jon Stewart

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12 November 2017
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Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs
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"Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs"
Presented LIVE on Saturday, November 18 at 8PM ET/5 PM PT on HBO
 
          Presented in partnership with NEXT for AUTISM from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, the all-star benefit will include stand-up performances, sketches and short films, NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS: AMERICA UNITES FOR AUTISM PROGRAMS will feature appearances by Stephen Colbert, Abbi Jacobson, Jordan Klepper, Hasan Minhaj, John Mulaney, Olivia Munn, John Oliver, Adam Sandler, J.J. Abrams, Rob Corddry, Ellie Kemper, Howie Mandel, Chris Rock and Ben Stiller. Other participants will be announced as they are confirmed.
           
          With an estimated 1 in 68 children currently affected by autism, NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS was created by comedy writer and performer Robert Smigel to support autism schools, programs and services and has raised more than $24 million to date. The benefit was originally presented on Comedy Central and has been hosted by Jon Stewart since 2005.

 
          NEXT for AUTISM (formerly New York Collaborates for Autism) is a non-profit organization that strategically designs, launches and supports innovative programs to improve the lives of people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Over the past 14 years, it has built five model programs, aiming to address the needs of the autism community, including opening the NYC Autism Charter School in Harlem and building the Center of Autism and the Developing Brain, a state-of-the-art clinical center at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
      
 
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