SXSW gets a bigger comedy slate, podcasts galore

South By Southwest is almost upon us and its keynotes are going to be tremendous this year. Three weeks ago, the festival announced that the cast of Veep, Bob Odenkirk and Seth Rogen were among some of the speakers. They made good on their promise to announce more. Now funny people like Janeane Garofalo, Wyatt Cenac, and Michael Ian Black are joining the fracas. Additionally, all the podcasts like Comedy Bang! Bang!, improv4humans, and Hollywood Handbook will be there. The full line up can be found below and other details can be seen on the SXSW website.

2017 SXSW Comedy Participants:

Al Madrigal, Andrew Santino, Big Jay Oakerson, Bob Odenkirk, Bonnie McFarlane, Brendon Walsh, Chris Hardwick, Dan Harmon, Dave Hill, Doug Benson, Doug Stanhope, Dulce Sloan, Glenn Wool, Eddie Pepitone, Guy Branum, Horatio Sanz, Janeane Garofalo, Jason Mantzoukas, Jessica McKenna, Joe DeRosa, Joel Kim Booster, John Hodgman, Jon Gabrus, Liza Treyger, Matt Besser, Matt Walsh, Matteo Lane, Michael Ian Black, Morgan Murphy, Nate Bargatze, Nick Swardson, Nick Thune, Nicole Byer, Phoebe Robinson, Rich Vos, Robert Kelly, Sasheer Zamata, Scott Aukerman, Scott Thompson, Sean Patton, Shane Mauss, Shaun Diston, Tim Dillon, Tom Lennon, Wanda Sykes, Whitney Cummings, Wyatt Cenac, and more to come.

SXSW Comedy Festival Special Programs Featuring:

Above Average, @midnight, ASSSSCAT, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Doug Loves Movies, Doug Stanhope and Friends, HarmonQuest, Improv4humans, The Laugh Button Live w/ Gotham Comedy Club, My Wife Hates Me, Night Train, Talk Show the Game Show, What’s Your F@%kin’ Deal? and more.
— SXSW