NBC’s Last Comic Standing has revealed it’s Top 5 finalists
The announcement has been made and we’ve got our Top 5 finalists in this year’s edition of Last Comic Standing. The group includes Michael Palascak, Ian Bagg, Dominique, Andy Erikson, and Clayton English. Here’s a more detailed breakdown on the remaining comedians in the competitio... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 9: The Showdowns, from Top 10 to Top 5
Why was 6 afraid of 7? You know the joke: Because 7 8 9! Say it aloud. Spell it if you have to. But here we are, in episode seven of a short-order of eight episodes for season nine of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and we're cutting the field of stand-up comedian contestants from 10 […] [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 9: The Semifinals (Part Two)
We're in the homestretch of episodes that don't have nearly enough time to showcase 21 stand-up comedians in 44 minutes, as this is the second and final semifinal of season nine of NBC's Last Comic Standing. A quick pan across the green room and there's Andi Smith revealing to us she didn't even pac... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 9: The Invitationals, Part Four (of Four)
"It's the rip-roaring conclusion of the Invitationals." Slow down, voiceover man. "So quit your incessant yapping..." You said it! Now stop saying it! Quit your yapping and let's hear some joke-telling! But not before we hear that primal yelp from Roseanne Barr, one of our judges on Last Comic ... [Read More]
Meet the Top 100 comedians competing on Season 8 of Last Comic Standing
So who received invites to the televised comedy competition that is Last Comic Standing in 2014? Here are your Top 100 who auditioned for Season 8 of Last Comic. The season premieres Thursday on NBC. Not listed in order of finish or preference. Not yet, anyhow. How many of these stand-up comedians d... [Read More]
Hanging At Mom’s House With Michael Palascak
I know Michael Palascak from his days as a Chicago improviser. Always a nice, hard working guy, he’s yet another Chicago comedian who’s risen in the comedy scene over the [...]Author informationMonique MadridComedy & Managing Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is an LA via Chica... [Read More]
Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central
The Comedy Central Presents half-hour special was a staple goal for many stand-up comedians. It helped bring now popular comedians, such as Dane Cook, Jim Gaffigan and Mitch Hedberg, into the mainstream. Comedy Central did not order a new season of P... [Read More]
Come See 12 Comics Tape Their Half Hour Comedy Central Specials in Boston
Comedy Central will be at The Royale in Boston February 28 through March 1 to tape a dozen half-hour specials for a new stand-up series, and you could be in the audience. As you can see above, it is a seriously impressive lineup of some of the best ... [Read More]
See who’s taping The Half Hour stand-up specials for Comedy Central in 2012
Comedy Central Presents is dead. Long live the new half-hour comedy special for the cable network, named, well, The Half Hour! And Comedy Central is heading up to Boston at the end of this month to tape them. But who will be featured in the inaugural... [Read More]