Work stoppage threatens Last Comic Standing’s post-production editing
Producers of NBC's Last Comic Standing hope to resolve a work stoppage that left them without their editing crew Monday when they walked off the job, seeking a union contract. "We're union supporters, so we're confident it'll be worked out to everyone's satisfaction," producers told The Comic's... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing strike, 15 editors walk out, demand union contract with health benefits and pension
Last Comic Standing will make it’s triumphant return May 22 on NBC— unless, of course, an editors strike totally derails the network’s plans. is reporting that approximately 15 editors and assistant editors walked off the job today, part of a strike spearheaded by the ... [Read More]
Watch: NBC’s Last Comic Standing first preview features JB Smoove and comedians you should know
NBC’s Last Comic Standing is slotted to return for its ninth season next month with new hosts, new judges and a new format. And the first teaser trailer  was just released! Executive producer Wanda Sykes has taken hold of the twice-cancelled stand-up comedy competition show. Comedian J.B.... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 8 on NBC preview clip!
NBC's Last Comic Standing finally replaced the extended teaser trailer they'd offered up earlier this month to advertisers as a sneak peek, and here's the new, shorter 39-second clip. More faces, less juicy jokes leaked early. But that's Joe Machi with a quip about taking a bullet for a lady, alrigh... [Read More]
Notes, quotes and a teaser trailer from NBC’s Last Comic Standing media panel for Season 8
We finally got to see the new high-profile judges for the revived eighth season of Last Comic Standing all together in public at the NBCUniversal "summer" media day today. Roseanne, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters are this season's judges for the NBC primetime stand-up comedy competition, whi... [Read More]
Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges
Executive producer Wanda Sykes and her team have locked up their celebrity judges and premiere date for the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing. The 13-episode eighth season premieres on May 22 for two hours at 9 pm EST, airing for one hour at 10 pm in following weeks. Comedian J.B. Smoove will t... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 8 will premiere May 22, 2014, on NBC; JB Smoove to host, with Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters to judge
THIS JUST IN! MARK YOUR CALENDARS! NBC is making Thursday nights must-see TV for comedy fans as of May 22, 2014, with the return of Last Comic Standing -- with new host JB Smoove and new judges Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans, along with international comic sensation Russell Peters - as well a... [Read More]
Comedian Adam Richmond charged with sexual assault, faces up to 25 years in prison
For one stand-up comedian who has been featured on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and Last Call with Carson Daly, the expectation of a romantic encounter may after a show may have gone to his head. Felony sexual assault charges have been filed against LA comedian Adam Richmond. Richmond, a Canadian... [Read More]
TBS orders eight episodes of Marlon Wayans’ “Funniest Wins” comedy competition series
America's nationally televised singing competitions may be on the diminuendo in 2014, but perhaps that's only to make room for a revival of stand-up comedy contests on TV?! TBS announced Tuesday that it has ordered an eight-episode summer series from Marlon Wayans -- tentatively titled Funniest... [Read More]
How To Audition For Season 8 of Last Comic Standing on NBC, Without Having Your Agent or Manager Hook You Up
The official NBC Last Comic Standing website is still a few days away from making the leap from 2010 to present-day 2014. But the email line is open now if you want Last Comic's producers to consider you for an on-air callback audition! That is, if Gmail is working today... Spoiler alert: It is. Des... [Read More]