“Last Comic Standing” winner Rod Man performs stand-up on “The Tonight Show”
Last night Rod Man was declared the winner of Last Comic Standing. In addition to winning some money and a development deal with NBC the comedian was also given a guest appearance on The Tonight Show. So right after LCS ended we got the chance to see Rod Man in action in late night and […] &l... [Read More]
'Last Comic Standing' Winner Rod Man Does Standup on 'Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Last Comic Standing's 100-comedian 13-episode run ended last night, and Los Angeles-based comedian Rod Man walked away with the coveted title and a same-day standup appearance on The Tonight Show, in which he covers the show's not-so-diverse audience, public restroom water restriction... [Read More]
And the winner of “Last Comic Standing” season 8 is…
A winner has been selected as the winner of Last Comic Standing season 8. Judges Keenan Ivory Wayans, Roseanne Bar, and Russell Peters narrowed it down to one tonight and there’s a winner. The 3 finalists, Rod Man, Nikki Carr, and Lachlan Patterson all competed for the top spot. After the thre... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing winner is Rod Man!
After 13 emotional and action packed episodes of Last Comic Standing, comedians Lachlan Patterson, Rod Man and Nikki Carr were left to battle it out for the title of Last Comic Standing, $250,000, an NBC talent deal and a half-hour scripted development deal with Universal Television. In the end, jud... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 8 makes the cruelest cut: Say it ain’t so, Joe!
Say it ain't so, Joe Machi! Spoiler alert. The one finalist I personally knew already out of the four remaining comedians in season eight of NBC's Last Comic Standing won't get to compete in the two-hour season finale for the title and the cash and prizes that come with it. Sorry, Joe. But take hear... [Read More]
Just For Laughs 2014: A conversation with ‘New Face’ Monroe Martin
One of the big highlights of Just For Laughs Montreal is checking out the new crop of up-and-comers that are named this year’s “New Faces of Comedy.” Twenty-one comedians, and twelve unrepped, from all over the country are invited to perform at the largest comedy festival, in front... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 8: From a Top 5 to a Top 4
NBC's Last Comic Standing made the penultimate cruelest cut last night, winnowing the field from five to four. The show also introduced Jay Leno as a guest mentor, although I'm not sure what advice he gave them to help in this particular challenge, nor why our finalists had to fly to Las Vegas to me... [Read More]
Jay Leno’s words of wisdom to NBC’s Top 5, Last Comic Standing 8
Jay Leno appeared briefly on NBC's Last Comic Standing as the guest mentor for season eight's top five finalists, before they faced a studio audience and the judges in the first full head-to-head-to-head-to-head-to-head stand-up challenge. We didn't get to hear or see much of Leno on the TV broadcas... [Read More]
How To: Audition for Last Comic Standing 9 on NBC in 2015
Ladies and gentlemen, it may be two weeks too early to declare a winner in the eighth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing. But as you watch the final five finalists face off in stand-up competitions over the next three Thursdays, you may be thinking to yourself: How can I get in on this competition?... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 8: The Roast of Gilbert Gottfried
You know what? Last Comic Standing really has gotten a lot of things right in its eighth season. When Last Comic did a roast several years back, it felt like a backroom thing. Low-budget. This time around it not only dressed up the contestants in black-tie, but made the whole thing a fully functioni... [Read More]