Last Comic Standing 9 back on schedule for summer 2015 premiere on NBC
Does this count as a Christmas miracle? Last Comic Standing is back on schedule for a ninth season in summer 2015, with an actual premiere date and time slot still to be determined by NBC. "We are having final casting showcases in January at the Improv in LA. ‎We're almost fully booked, but do h... [Read More]
Lavell Crawford: a big, hilarious man in Montclair
Last Friday, I had the pleasure of watching Lavell Crawford from front row seats at the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ. To put it lightly, he brought the house down. From the moment he took the stage, it was a rare moment the audience wasn’t laughing. There aren’t many comics who can ... [Read More]
The Rumor Mill: “Last Comic Standing” cancelled by NBC
We’re hearing rumblings from sources that NBC has axed the summer reality comedy series Last Comic Standing… again. The comedy competition show had new life injected into it this past summer when Wanda Sykes and her production team revived the show for an 8th season hosted by JB Smoove ... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 9 on hold, return to NBC for summer 2015 unknown as show format undergoes revamp
Hurry up and wait is a common expression in show business. Now it's all too relevant to the ninth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing, which now has to figure out whether it can return in time for summer 2015 after telling comedians this weekend that production has been put on hold. "It is on hold f... [Read More]
Advice from the Last Comic Standing judges as you audition online or in person at showcases nationwide this fall for Last Comic Standing 9
Last Comic Standing's final five finalists from this summer's eighth season started a nationwide stand-up tour last week. Meanwhile, producers already have begun scouting potential stand-up contestants for Last Comic Standing 9 in 2015 -- they looked at dozens of comedians last week in Los Angeles, ... [Read More]
Watch Randy Liedtke’s bizarrely hilarious set on Late Night with Seth Meyers
Continuing on his wave of recent shine, stand-up comedian Randy Liedtke had a stellar and altogether nonsensical set on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Liedtke is a great stand-up in his own right, but is more well known as the guy who posed as a Pace Picante Salsa employee, created and commandeered th... [Read More]
All About Perspective: A conversation with Ben Kronberg
Ben Kronberg is one of the most unique and innovative comics today. From clever puns, to rapping along with his iPhone beatbox app, I have time after time curled over from laughter watching him perform. Having recently performed at the High Plains Comedy Festival, I had the pleasure of chatting with... [Read More]
“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]