Whitest Kids U’Know, Channel 101, Marvel Comics and URDB headline 7th SketchFest NYC this June

SketchFest NYC has announced featured acts for its upcoming seventh annual celebration of comedy, to be held June 8-11, 2011, at the UCB Theatre.

Regular UCB staples such as CollegeHumor Live and The Rejection Show will have slots in the lineup, with Jon Friedman's Rejection Show presenting the ‚ÄòSketchFest NYC Closing Night Craptacular‚Äô of sketches from the festival's groups.

Among the other highlights:

  • The Whitest Kids U'Know, who launched their fifth and final season on IFC over the weeekend, not only will perform live together, but also host a panel looking back on their TV career.
  • URDB, the Universal Record Database, will host a live showcase of performers setting new and unusual world records.
  • Channel 101 will bring its monthly screenings of five-minute TV shows to the fest.
  • And Marvel Comics Presents "What The?" with stop-motion animation and action figures.

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