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Rock, Seinfeld Headlining Comedy Festival

The third annual edition of HBO and AEG Live's the Comedy Festival in Las Vegas in November will feature Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld headlining back-to-back shows at the Colosseum, organizers said Tuesday.

The festival is set to take place November 14-17 at Caesars Palace, with TBS returning as title sponsor.

The program lineup will again feature multiartist performances, tributes, standup and sketch comedy as well as televised specials.

Further talent and show announcements are expected in the next month.

In its first two years, more than 100,000 people attended the festival, according to organizers.

Program highlights have included standup performances by Jon Stewart, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook, Bill Maher, Carlos Mencia and Sarah Silverman, the presentation of the Comedian Award to Seinfeld and Rock as well as the Caesars Palace Laurel Award to Don Rickles and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog's "Poopapalooza."


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