‘Last Comic Standing’ returns for Season 8 tonight on NBC, and it’s funnier than ever. Click to WATCH a sneak peek of one of the comediennes taking the stage in the premiere.
Summer television is kicking off with Last Comic Standing! Now that American Idol, Dancing With The Stars and The Voice have wrapped, the comedy show is stepping into the reality competition spotlight with hilarious contestants, a slew of famous judges and some pretty inappropriate jokes. Are you hooked yet?
‘Last Comic Standing’ Returns For Season 8
The search to find the funniest comic in America is back on! Last Comic Standing returns on May 22, and from the looks of this sneak peek clip, it’s going to be a crack-up of a season!
JB Smoove from Curb Your Enthusiasm hosts Season 8, and Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters sit on the judges’ panel.
100 of the best comics in the country go head-to-head, competing for just 20 spots. The 20 finalists will standup to each other in the semifinals and then the top 10 comedians compete through a series of hilarious rounds. Just one winner will land their very own deal to develop a show with Universal Television!
‘Last Comic Standing': Female Comedian Jokes About Her Balls — Watch Hilarious Clip
In the series premiere, a female standup comedian named DeAnne Smith knocks the socks off of the judges. How? By joking about her balls. Yep, you read that right.
“This is the catch phrase I hope to use one day when I have more confidence so I can be like my male counterparts,” says the contestant. “I’m pretty excited about it. I think it can be good.”
Then she fires off with, “Tell it to my balls!”
The judges crack up and Roseanne compliments her for her confidence and brilliance, and then points to her own “balls” and imitates her.
WATCH the clip above, and to find out if she makes it through, tune into the premiere!
Last Comic Standing premiere on May 22 (9/8c) on NBC.
– Elizabeth Wagmeister