Critic’s Corner: Sunday, October 21

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Critic’s corner

By Sarah Rodman

Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs

8 p.m., Comedy Central

They’re not kidding with that title. Among those scheduled to appear on this biennial telethon hosted by Jon Stewart (above) are comic actors and “Saturday Night Live” player-


alums Fred Armisen, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, Jason Sudeikis, and Tracy Morgan; pop singers Katy Perry and Carly Rae Jepsen and agit-rocker Tom Morello; pundits Stephen Colbert, Chris Matthews, and Bill O’Reilly; award-winning actors Tom Hanks, Al Pacino, Matthew Broderick, and Julianne Moore; comics Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, and Jerry Seinfeld; “Jersey Shore” denizens Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola and Jennifer “JWoww” Farley; Bravo’s main man Andy Cohen; and designer Tommy Hilfiger.

Bob’s Burgers

8:30 p.m., Channel 25

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Real-life husband and wife Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation”) and Megan Mullally (“Will & Grace”) get animated to play farmers who employ the Belcher spawn as “weed pickers.” We’re sure Karen Walker would approve and that Ron Swanson would not.

Boardwalk Empire 9 p.m., HBO

The dark Nucky rises.

Halloween Wars


9 p.m., Food Network

And you thought your neighborhood jack-o’-lantern carving contest was fierce.

Dexter 9 p.m., Showtime

A spoonful of sugar . . . may not help.

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