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Last Comic Standing: Season Eight Ratings

Last Comic Standing TV show on NBCBack in 2011, NBC cancelled Last Comic Standing (for the second time) because of low ratings. Will the numbers be good enough this year for the series to be renewed for a ninth season or, will it be cancelled again? Stay tuned?

Hosted by JB Smoove, Last Comic Standing is a talent competition that seeks to find top comic talent. The winner of the season will receive an NBC talent deal and a half-hour scripted project with NBC-Universal. The judges are Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans, and Russell Peters.

The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.

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7/13 update: NBC has renewed Last Comic Standing for a ninth season.

Final season averages: 1.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.88 million total viewers.

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For comparisons: The 2010 season of Last Comic Standing averaged a 1.8 rating in the demo and 4.40 million viewers.

These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings and are reported on by most other outlets. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.

What do you think? Do you still like the Last Comic Standing TV series? Would you like to see it cancelled or renewed for a ninth season?


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Ilene August 28, 2014 at 4:21 pm

This was one of the best shows all season. My husband and I were addicted to it
WOW will really be upset if it does not come back………..


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Anonymous August 21, 2014 at 9:50 am

Just watched season finale, I sitting on the edge of my seat waiting for the next episode.
This was the only show I have watched consistently. I love Gang Related. Please don’t cancel this show


Rebecca August 11, 2014 at 9:38 pm

I love this show!!! This is the best show Iv seen !! Please renew it me and all my family love it and really hope for season 2. We look forward to seeing the next episodes every Thursday! Please renew it. It’s an awesome show . I can’t wait to see more shows


Manda July 18, 2014 at 12:22 pm

love this show!!!! one of the only shows on right now that my Husband and I sit down together and watch! Please bring back.


kirk monroe July 12, 2014 at 9:31 pm

it is good..keep it on!


Lola Reglan June 30, 2014 at 12:48 am

RoseAnne as a judge makes the show special. Love seeing her on TV again. Better than most garbage on prime time TV.


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