Stream ‘Too Many Stars’

HBO’s Night of Too Many Stars benefit for autism, which comedian Jon Stewart will host, will be available to stream for free when it airs live this Saturday, November 18, at 8 pm ET.

HBO’s Facebook and YouTube pages will carry the live stream and enable viewers to make direct donations. The special will also stream live on the paid subscription service HBO Now.

Presented in partnership with Next for Autism, the show from New York’s Madison Square Garden will include stand-up performances, sketches and short films.

Which stars will appear on Night of Too Many Stars? Too many to name them all here; however, the celebrity lineup is expected to include Robert De Niro, Edie Falco, Will Forte, Christopher Jackson, Kumail Nanjiani, Andy Samberg, Sarah Silverman, J.J. Abrams, Stephen Colbert, Rob Corddry, Abbi Jacobson, Ellie Kemper, Jordan Klepper, Howie Mandel, Hasan Minhaj, John Mulaney, Olivia Munn, Chris Rock, John Oliver, Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller.

Busboy Productions and White Cherry Entertainment are producing the event, with Michael Dempsey directing. Stewart and Robert Smigel, the voice and hand of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, are executive producers.

Smigel, whose son has autism, is actively involved in raising funds and awareness for dealing with the disorder.

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