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Comedy Central Kicks Off NYC's 2nd Annual Comedy Week Today, 11/5

For more Comedy Week information and to register for the free Key & Peele event, visit

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Now in its ninth year, the New York Comedy Festival is produced by Carolines on Broadway in association with COMEDY CENTRAL. The festival has featured the country's top comedians, including Louis C.K., Bill MaherRicky GervaisKathy GriffinDane CookSarah SilvermanAZIZ ANSARIWanda Sykes and Joel McHale, to name a few. In 2007, the festival launched the "Stand-Up for Heroes" event to benefit The Bob Woodruff Foundation, which has featured performances byRobin WilliamsJon StewartJerry SeinfeldLewis BlackRicky Gervais, Conan O'Brien and Bruce Springsteen. The festival is produced by Carolines on Broadway. Sponsors are Citbank, Klondike, JetBlue and Svedka Vodka. The media sponsors are New York Post, Time Out New York, Variety and the Village Voice.

Available on-air, online and on-the-go, COMEDY CENTRAL ( is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. .  

*Tickets for the free Comedy Week show are available while supplies last. Seating is not guaranteed. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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