Comedy Central has once again joined forces with Jon Stewart’s Busboy Productions and New York Collaborates for Autism for its sixth biennial special event, “Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs.” Taping on Saturday, February 28 from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the benefit for Autism programs will feature Stewart hosting an evening filled with live performances, sketches and short films from a roster of comedy all-stars. “Night of Too Many Stars” will premiere on Comedy Central on Sunday, March 8.
Tickets for the “Night of Too Many Stars” will go on sale later this year. VIP Benefit tickets can be purchased now by emailing [email protected] All VIP Benefit tickets, which begin at $1,500 per person, include access to the after-party with talent.
This year’s event will premiere on Comedy Central on Sunday, March 8 with additional live wrap-arounds featuring a celebrity phone bank, allowing viewers to call in during the airing to donate while speaking with additional comedic and celebrity heavyweights.
Full Press Release: Comedy Central
While on the promotional trails for their latest projects, Jon Stewart (‘Rosewater’) and Amy Sedaris (‘BoJack Horseman’) discuss their good friend Stephen Colbert’s move to hosting the ‘Late Show’ in 2015, his and his character’s fear of bears, and how Amy found out about his three-legged pet rabbit.
And be sure to grab yourself a copy of the September 5 – 12 Toronto issue of The Hollywood Reporter, featuring Jon Stewart on the front cover.
‘Rosewater’ will be unveiled on August 29th at the Telluride Film Festival, before heading to the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8th. The film will open in select theaters on November 7th, 2014.
Open Road Films will release Jon Stewart’s Iranian political drama Rosewater in select theaters on November 7, two months after it makes its worldwide premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
Full Article: The Hollywood Reporter.
Jon Stewart has already hosted the Oscars. Now he just might get to attend as a nominee.
“Rosewater,” “The Daily Show” host’s directorial debut, just landed a prime awards-friendly release date, positioning it for an awards campaign should the distributor decide to mount one.
Full Article: Variety.
Indie Wire have just announced the first slate of films that will feature at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, including the USA Canadian Premiere of Jon Stewart’s “Rosewater” starring Gael Garcia Bernal, and the USA Canadian Premiere of “Foxcatcher” starring Steve Carell as John du Pont.
The Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 4 – 14, 2014. For ticket details please visit their website: http://tiff.net/
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Jon Stewart, the host of “The Daily Show” will be honored at the Seventh Annual Heroes Gala in November. IAVA will present Stewart with the 2013 IAVA Civilian Service Award on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Additionally, IAVA will honor former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant and Medal of Honor recipient Salvatore Giunta with the 2013 IAVA Veterans Leadership Award. Brian Williams, host of NBC Nightly News, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the fifth year in a row.
Stephen Colbert received the ‘IAVA Civilian Service Award’ back in 2011 at the Fifth Annual Heroes Gala, also hosted by Brian Williams.