The 2019 edition of the New York Comedy Festival happens November 4-10 at venues across all five boroughs. They've just announced the initial lineup which includes Stephen Colbert, Nicole Byer, Trevor Noah, Comedy Bang! Bang! Live, Jenny Slate, Demetri Martin, Norm MacDonald, Tom Segura, Bill Maher, Kevin Smith & Jay Mewes, and more.

Tickets for all announced shows go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 12 at 10 AM with a fest presale starting Wednesday (8/7) at 11 AM -- use password NYCF.

Check out the initial 2019 NYCF lineup below; the schedule and details are here.

NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL - 2019 INITIAL LINEUP
NATE BARGATZE
NICOLE BYER
STEPHEN COLBERT
COMEDY BANG! BANG!
VIR DAS
NORM MACDONALD
KATHLEEN MADIGAN
BILL MAHER
DEMETRI MARTIN
TREVOR NOAH
NO SUCH THING AS A FISH
RANDY RAINBOW
TOM SEGURA
BENITO SKINNER
JENNY SLATE
KEVIN SMITH AND JAY MEWES
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