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Stars Collide at Live Autism Benefit Hosted by Jon Stewart

HBO has announced more talent for the Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs event, which will be shown live Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m. and hosted by Jon Stewart. The network is partnering with Next for Autism, an organization whose goal is to design and launch programs for those with autism, in their communities.

Comedians such as Zach Galifianakis, Jack Black, and Larry David as well as America's Got Talent’s Kodi Lee are scheduled to appear. Amy Schumer, Rob Riggle, Sarah Silverman, Phoebe Robinson, John Oliver and The Roots are also participating.

The event will be filmed live from the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Executive producers are Stewart, Robert Smigel, Michelle Smigel, Chris McShane and John Irwin. The special will be directed by Ryan Polito.

Chelsea Anderson
Chelsea Anderson

Chelsea Anderson has been with Future for two years. She started as an intern with NewBay Media/Multichannel News in 2015. During her time she wrote bylined articles and program reviews as well as helped with research graphics for the magazine. She later became News Assistant for Broadcasting & Cable in 2017 until 2020 when she became Assistant Content Producer. Chelsea graduated from Niagara University in 2016 with a Bachelor's in Communication Studies and a double minor in Writing Studies and Sociology.