New York -- Performers added to the lineup of this year's The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas now include Wanda Sykes, Eddie Izzard, Bill Engvall, John Oliver, Bill Burr , Marc Maron, Zach Galifianakis, Jamie Kennedy & Nick Swardson, Artie Lange, The Sopranos star Steve Schirripa and The Kims of Comedy.
In a conference call Tuesday, Seinfeld and Rock said they hope comedy will continue going strong despite the current lack of new sitcom break-outs. They also discussed how technology has changed performers' lives.
Rock said he's preparing a brand-new standup show for Vegas, which he called "a work in progress," with Seinfeld saying he feels the standup scene overall is "pretty good."
The two cited such talent as Louis Ck, Jim Norton and Katt Williams as strong performers with possible further upside.
"We're hoping there's a future", Seinfeld said when asked about the state of comedy and whether comedians will have to switch into reality TV to survive.
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