Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Comedy Gives Back

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Comics unite for a cause in this showcase, which will be live streamed to audiences across the globe to benefit Comedy Give Back’s charitable partner, Feeding America.

Presenters

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Adam Pally

Adam Pally (Happy Endings, The Mindy Project) is an actor and improviser who frequently appears at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.

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Iliza Shlesinger

Originally from Dallas, Iliza moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Emerson College. She is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC'S Last Comic Standing. Most recently she was the host of CBS's syndicated comedy dating show Excused, and she can be seen on her own half-hour Comedy Central Presents special, as well as NBC'S Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, E! Network's Chelsea Lately and The Soup, NBC'S Last Call with Carson Daily, TBS’ Who Gets the Last Laugh?, and Showtime's Pauly Shore and Friends. Her debut one hour comedy special, War Paint reached #1 on the iTunes charts and is currently available on Netflix.

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Nate Bargatze

Nate Bargatze has had two late night appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, four appearances on Conan and had his own Comedy Central Presents in 2011. He has written for Spike TV's Video Game Awards and received critical acclaim at the Montreal Comedy Festival multiple years. When he isn't winning comedy festivals in both New York and Boston, or performing at Bonnaroo or on tour with Jimmy Fallon's Clean Cut Comedy Tour, he might just be performing for troops in Iraq, which he has done five times. His debut comedy album "Yelled at by a Clown" reached #1 on the iTunes comedy charts. Nate was also featured as one of Esquire's Best New Comedians, as one of Marc Maron's comedians to watch in Rolling Stone and in Paste Magazine, and as one of the 10 Comedians Who Deserve Their Own TV Show on CoolMaterial.com.

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Pete Holmes

The Pete Holmes Show

Pete Holmes is a comedian. Maybe you know him from his podcast You Made It Weird. Maybe you saw his half-hour "Comedy Central Presents." Or on Conan. Or Jimmy Fallon. Or maybe you saw him on VH1. Or heard him as the e*trade baby or on Comedy Central's Ugly Americans. Pete was named one of Variety's Top Ten Comics to Watch. Pete also draws cartoons for The New Yorker, wrote for NBC's Outsourced and FOX's I Hate My Teenage Daughter. He’s currently the host of TBS’ The Pete Holmes Show.

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TJ Miller

Silicon Valley

TJ Miller was named one of Variety’s Top 10 Comics to Watch. He has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Chelsea Lately, Last Call with Carson Daly, and Conan. Miller reps Denver, Colorado, and toured with Second City for almost two years. Miller’s film credits include She's Out of my League, Gulliver's Travels, Get Him to the Greek, Unstoppable, Yogi Bear, How to Train Your Dragon, Extract, and Cloverfield; he’s currently starring in HBO series Silicon Valley.

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