Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen, David Letterman's Writers Headed to N.Y. Comedy Festival
The five-day event will also feature a panel with the 'Inside Amy Schumer' creative team and a performance by Bob Odenkirk
The New York Comedy Festival will feature panel discussions with the creative teams behind The Late Show With David Letterman, Inside Amy Schumer and Amy Poehler’s Broad City, it was announced today.
The five-day event will also include performances by Bob Odenkirk and Pete Holmes, among others.
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The Late Show panel will include the CBS show’s writing staff, offering a look inside creative process at the late-night show as it heads into its final year on the air with Letterman as host. That panel is set for Friday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. Letterman's Late Show successor Stephen Colbert and his writing staff gave fans a behind-the-scenes look at The Colbert Report at last year's festival.
The next afternoon, the Inside Amy Schumer creative team, including Schumer, will take viewers behind the scenes of the Comedy Central show.
Finally, Broad City executive producer Amy Poehler and show stars Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson will take viewers behind the scenes of that show via a panel moderated by Seth Rogen. That panel will take place on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m.
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The festival will also feature performances by Bob Odenkirk and Pete Holmes and several stand-up shows, including New York’s Funniest Stand-Up competition.
This year’s festival also offers attendees a fan pass — to five or 10 shows — that will allow them to bypass lines and get into a Comedy Central party on Saturday, among other perks.
The 11th annual New York Comedy Festival, produced by Carolines on Broadway, is presented in association with Comedy Central, with the panel discussions presented in partnership with The Paley Center for Media. This year’s festival will run Nov. 5-9.
Click here to find out more information about the NYCF or to purchase a fan pass or tickets.