Last Comic Standing

2003, TV Show

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VIDEO: Introducing Last Comic Standing's Comic Comeback

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Introducing Last Comic Standing's Comic Comeback
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Length: 00:42
Posted: 7/28/2014

JB Smoove explains the online-only competition - YOU have the power to bring your favorite eliminated comic back to perform in the finale! It all starts Thursday, June 19 after the show at NBC.com/Comic-Comeback. watch

VIDEO: Yamaneika Saunders: the Semifinals Set

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Yamaneika Saunders: the Semifinals Set
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Length: 05:34
Posted: 7/28/2014

She's got a lot to say about what it takes to be a lady - Last Comic Standing contestant Yamaneika brings it to her semifinals set. watch

VIDEO: DeAnne Smith: The Semifinals Set

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DeAnne Smith: The Semifinals Set
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Length: 07:45
Posted: 7/28/2014

Last Comic Standing contestant DeAnne wows the judges with her original song with ukulele about the funniest subject of all - death. watch

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Christopher Walken to Play Captain Hook on NBC's Peter Pan Musical

NBC has busted out its weapon of choice.

The network announced that it has cast Oscar winner Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in its live musical production of Peter Pan, which will air Dec. 4. "Funny, right?" NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt said at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Sunday. "He's one of the most unique actors... but he's just really a song and dance man at heart... It'll be the first tap-dancing Captain Hook you've ever seen."
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Top Videos: America's Surprise Birthday Party, Pippa Middleton on Today, Hotwives of Orlando

This week, Pippa Middleton gave her first televised interview on theToday show, and Funny or Die threw a surprise birthday party for America in honor of the Fourth of July. Jimmy Kimmel exposed bandwagon fans who were rooting for the U.S. in the World Cup, and also rewrote the lyrics to Trey Songz' "Na Na" so that old people could understand them. Chris Rock hosted the BET Awards, where he showed a video of himself interviewing white people at a monster truck rally about the show. Also, Showtime debuted the trailer for Season 2 of Masters of Sex, and Hulu geared up for the premiere of its original series The Hotwives of Orlando.

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New Last Comic Standing Team Touts Format Changes: This Isn't a Popularity Contest Anymore

A new host and a new set of judges aren't the only changes coming to Last Comic Standing. The NBC reality competition for stand-up comedians also underwent major retooling behind the scenes in anticipation of its return to after four years off the air.

Unlike seasons past, executive producers Wanda Sykes and Page Hurwitz did away with the open casting calls and... read more

NBC Revamps Last Comic Standing with a New Host and Judges

Last Comic Standing will return for an eighth season with a new host and set of judges.

The stand-up comic competition will premiere Thursday, May 22 at 9/8c on NBC, with... read more

Amy Schumer Takes Us Inside Her New Comedy Central Series

On Tuesday, the Last Comic Standing vet Amy Schumer debuts her very own series on Comedy Central. Inside Amy Schumer (10:30/9:30c) is a riotous mishmash of scripted scenes, recorded stand-up material, and interviews with regular Joes. Schumer took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to call up TV Guide Magazine and get us Inside Amy.

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Season 8, Episode 11
Roastmaster Jeff Ross preps the final six for a roast of comedian Gilbert Gottfried at the...
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Season 8, Episode 9
Wanda Sykes mentors the finalists as they prepare to perform mini-sets on a top-rated TV talk...
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Premiered: June 10, 2003, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: This stand-up contest mixes elements of `American Idol' and `Survivor' as contestants share a house and choose their opponents in head-to-head competitions decided by their audience, with the winner copping an NBC talent deal, among other prizes.

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