NBC's 'Last Comic Standing' reveals Top 12 sixth-season finalists
By Christopher Rocchio, 07/07/2008
Last Comic Standing revealed its seven remaining Top 12 sixth-season finalists during Thursday night's broadcast of the NBC reality competition series.
After watching the competition's second group of 16 semifinalists perform, Last Comic Standingcelebrity talents scouts Richard Belzer and Steve Schirripa selected Marcus, Jim Tavare, Esther Ku, Papa CJ, Sean Cullen, Iliza Shlesinger and Louis Ramey as sixth-season finalists.
They'll join Adam Hunter, God's Pottery, Jeff Dye, Paul Foot and Ron G -- who were previously selected as sixth-season finalists by Belzer and Schirripa during Last Comic Standing's June 26 broadcast.
With the sixth-season semifinals round in the books, the Top 12 finalists will now move into a Hollywood house together and begin competing in weekly head-to-head showdowns.
Last Comic Standing's next sixth-season episode will air Thursday, July 10 at 8PM ET/PT, with the Top 12 finalists participating in a boxing-themed showdown. The showdown's winner will receive immunity from the first sixth-season elimination vote, while two finalists will be booted from the competition by their fellow contestants.
After three weeks of head-to-head showdowns narrow it down to the sixth-season's Top 5 finalists, Last Comic Standing will begin -- starting with the show's July 31 broadcast -- letting home viewers decide which remaining finalist should be ousted each week.
In the end, home viewers will vote to determine who winsLast Comic Standing's sixth-season grand prize of $250,000, an exclusive talent deal with NBC, a brand new Honda Pilot, and a starring role in Jubilee! at Bally's Las Vegas.