Eddie Murphy headlining Feeding America Comedy Festival

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How to stream the Feeding America Comedy Festival live

Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler, and Tiffany Haddish are among the headliners for this star-studded event.


Phil West


Published May 8, 2020   Updated May 8, 2020, 2:45 pm CDT

If laughter’s what you’re looking for, the Feeding America Comedy Festival on Sunday may be just the ticket.

The show is produced by Funny or Die with a lineup brought together by Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios. It promises a veritable who’s who of comedy from the ’80s to today.

It’s also serving as a fundraiser for Feeding America, helping those experiencing food insecurity during the pandemic and accompanying economic downturn.

Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler, and Tiffany Haddish are among the biggest names featured. Somehow, the festival aims to get nearly 40 funny people into the two-hour run time. The star-studded cast includes:

  • Louie Anderson
  • Judd Apatow
  • Jack Black
  • Wayne Brady
  • Adam Carolla
  • Cedric the Entertainer
  • Margaret Cho
  • Andrew Dice Clay
  • Deon Cole
  • Whitney Cummings
  • Tommy Davidson
  • Bill Engvall
  • Mike Epps
  • Billy Gardell
  • Brad Garrett
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Tiffany Haddish
  • Kevin Hart
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Kevin James
  • Jim Jefferies
  • Jamie Kennedy
  • Keegan-Michael Key
  • George Lopez
  • Jon Lovitz
  • Howie Mandel
  • Sebastian Maniscalco
  • Marc Maron
  • Tim Meadows
  • Jodi Miller
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Caroline Rhea
  • Adam Sandler
  • Sarah Silverman
  • JB Smoove
  • Kenan Thompson
  • Sheryl Underwood
  • Marlon Wayans

Where to Stream the Feeding America Comedy Festival free

The show will air on a few different channels touching virtually all parts of the streaming universe. the show will air on Local Now, NBC, the Weather Channel, and on Comedy.TV.

There are plenty of streaming services and devices—especially considering Local Now’s reach—that will connect you to the festival.

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*First Published: May 8, 2020, 2:44 pm CDT