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The New York Comedy Festival has announced this year’s stellar lineup

The New York Comedy Festival has announced this year’s stellar lineup
Photograph: Courtesy New York Comedy Festival

New York’s funniest festival is returning once again this fall with hilarious shows taking place across the city from November 7-12. 

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The lineup for this year's New York Comedy Festival, which was announced today, features performances from some of the biggest comedians and most popular podcasts out there, including Bill Maher, Chris Hardwick, Nick Offerman, Iliza Shlesinger, Kevin Smith and more. 2 Dope Queens will be doing a live show at The Bell House and the How Did This Get Made? podcast will be taping at Town Hall. 

The 14th annual festival, which is produced in partnership with TBS, will also have a central “Comedy HUB” this year at the Public Hotel with curated programming and appearances from talent. As an extension of the TBS hub, Conan O’Brian will be taping a week’s worth of shows live from the Apollo Theater in Harlem and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee will tape an episode in front of a special NYCF audience.

The full festival lineup and schedule of events will be announced in the coming months. Tickets for shows will be available to the public on August 14 at 10am at nycomedyfestival.com. Here are the shows that have been announced so far:

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
Kevin Smith | “An Evening with Kevin Smith” | 7pm | Carolines on Broadway

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
Chris Hardwick | 7pm, 9:30pm | Carolines on Broadway 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9
How Did This Get Made? | 7pm, 9:45pm | Town Hall
Chris Hardwick | 7:30pm, 10pm | Carolines on Broadway 
Vir Das | 7pm| BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
truTV’s The Impractical Jokers starring The Tenderloins | “Santiago Sent Us Tour” | 8pm | Madison Square Garden
Jon Lovett's Lovett or Leave it Podcast | 8pm | Beacon Theatre

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Tom Segura | “Tom Segura: No Teeth, No Entry Tour” | 7pm | Town Hall
2 Dope Queens | 8pm, 10pm | The Bell House
Chris Hardwick | 7:30pm, 10pm | Carolines on Broadway 
Ron White | 8pm | Beacon Theatre

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Iliza Shlesinger | “Iliza Live” | 7pm | Town Hall
Nick Offerman | “Nick Offerman: Full Bush” | 7:30pm | Beacon Theatre 
Bill Maher | “An Evening with Bill Maher” | 8pm | Madison Square Garden
Brian Regan | “Brian Regan Live in Concert” | 8pm | Carnegie Hall
Jim Norton | 9:45pm | Town Hall 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12
TBD

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