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Tune in Thursday, October 21 to Comedy Central!

Comedy Central’s Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education is hosted by Jon Stewart and will air at 9 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. PDT. During the airing of “Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education” on COMEDY CENTRAL, viewers who call in to a celebrity operated phone bank and make a donation of $100 or more to the program will receive a complimentary White Castle Original Slider®-Scented Candle. Comedians include Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Rock, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog and many, many more. Viewers will be urged to call in to a celebrity phone bank to make donations. Answering the phones during the broadcast will be many of the comedians as well as George Clooney, Larry David and Jimmy Kimmel. Autism Speaks receives 10 percent of all proceeds. Check your local listings.

  1. Wendy
    October 21, 2010 at 11:30 am

    Autism Speaks gets 10% of all proceeds…..what happens to other 90%???

    • Sally Routh
      October 21, 2010 at 1:04 pm

      I’m with Wendy, where does the other 90% go?

    • Jim
      October 21, 2010 at 2:01 pm

      I believe several organizations benefit from this. Autism Speaks is just one of them.

  2. October 21, 2010 at 11:31 am

    Jon Stewart is so awesome to do this for the autism community.

    I wrote about “Night of Too Many” today on my blog at http://www.LifeIsASpectrum.com.

  3. Dia
    October 21, 2010 at 8:17 pm

    Why then is it called An overbooked concert for autism education? It sounds like all the money should be going to the autism community.

    • kyle
      November 15, 2010 at 12:15 am

      it goes to several autism groups autism speaks is just receiving the largest share meaning it was only 1 mentioned

  4. Michelle
    October 21, 2010 at 10:29 pm

    Thank-you Jon Stewart for bringing awareness of how many people are affected by Autism. Tonight when I made my donation, I got to speak with Marissa Miller…..how exciting!!! My son is 7 years old and is severly autistic and non-verbal so this issue is extremely close to my heart. Thank-you all who participated in this event. And THANK-YOU to everyone who made a donation!!!

  5. Linda Hirter
    October 21, 2010 at 11:04 pm

    I must say that I tuned in to “Night of Too many Stars” on Comedy Central hoping to see humorous skits and a fun filled evening of stars. Boy was I disapointed !First I must say that I’m far from a prude but I found some of the skits offensive or down right stupid. It was such that I chose to tune out ! My question is why would Autism Speaks choose to be associated with such an offensive venue ? Did anyone review the content of the skits before it aired ?Comedy Central is known for its questionable content so why would Autism Speaks choose to associate with them ? Autism is very near and dear to my heart as my young grandson is on the spectrum and is my special angel.I’m just so disappointed with Autism Speaks and feel I should focus my efforts and donations to other Autism programs.

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