Comedy Central announced today it would go in for a third biennial production of Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbook Concert For Autism Education, hosted by Jon Stewart and spearheaded by Robert Smigel.
The event will tape Oct. 2, 2010, from the Beacon Theatre in NYC, and air on Comedy Central on Oct. 21.
Stewart will host an evening of live performances, video and more, with appearances and/or performances from, among others: Lewis Black, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Joel McHale, John Oliver, Chris Rock, Sarah Silverman, and Triumph The Insult Comic Dog.
Tickets go on sale Aug. 2 via Ticketmaster or the Beacon Theatre. For VIP tickets ($1,250), which includes access to the afterparty with the comedians, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Comedy Central also helped produce and broadcast this charity fund-raiser in 2006 and 2008.