The Comedy Festival (Vegas) unveils full slate of headliners

Anyone who doubted whether TBS could or would pull together a full slate of A-level comedy talent for its first edition of The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas without HBO as a partner, well doubt no more. Over the weekend, TBS unveiled its first look at the official schedule for Nov. 20-22 at Caesars Palace, which includes Ellen DeGeneres, Jerry Seinfeld, Dane Cook, Katt Williams, Jim Breuer, Kids in the Hall, Russell Peters, Jim Norton, a roast of Cheech and Chong, David Alan Grier, Jeff Dunham, Laffapalooza hosted by Tracy Morgan, Andrew Dice Clay, Mike Epps, John Oliver, and Caliente Comedy with Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco and Anjelah Johnson. The network also says it’ll have 25 up-and-coming stand-up and sketch acts performing in a separate LOL Lounge. Full sked after the jump!

Thursday, Nov. 20

TBS Special: "Ellen’s Even Bigger Really Big Show" in The Colosseum

Katt Williams in The Colosseum

Breuer Unleashed in the Palace Ballroom, with Pete Correale

Friday, Nov. 21

Jerry Seinfeld in The Colosseum

Dane Cook in The Colosseum

TBS Special: "Cheech and Chong Celebrity Roast," in the Palace Ballroom

David Alan Grier in the Palace Ballroom

Kids in the Hall in the Augustus Ballroom

Russell Peters and Friends in the Augustus Ballroom, with Tom Segura, Nick Thune, Dom Irerra

Jim Norton in the Augustus Ballroom with Robert Kelly and Russ Meneve

Saturday, Nov. 22

Jerry Seinfeld in The Colosseum

Jeff Dunham in The Colosseum

Caliente Comedy, featuring Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Anjelah Johnson, in the Augustus Ballroom

Andrew Dice Clay in the Palace Ballroom

TBS Special: "Laffapalooza," hosted by Tracy Morgan, in the Palace Ballroom

Mike Epps in the Augustus Ballroom

John Oliver in the Augustus Ballroom, with Rob Riggle, Rory Albanese

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