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[01/11/08 - 10:16 AM]
NBC Is Ready to Laugh Out Loud with Casting Calls Across the Nation for Season Six of "Last Comic Standing"
Calls are set for Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Minneapolis, Houston, Tempe, San Francisco and Nashville in the coming weeks.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC IS READY TO LAUGH OUT LOUD WITH CASTING CALLS ACROSS THE NATION FOR SEASON SIX OF "LAST COMIC STANDING"

Burbank, Cailf. - - January 11, 2008 - - NBC's hit competition show "Last Comic Standing" and host Bill Bellamy is ready to roll in a barrel of laughs when they hit the road in a multi-city search for America's funniest new comedian for season six.

"Last Comic Standing" is looking for one thing - someone who can bring the funny! Candidates should be at least 18 years of age and be prepared to showcase their funniest two minutes for the talent scouts. The top comics from each city will advance to the semi-finals where they will be narrowed down to the top 10 finalists, who will then engage in a fiercely funny and fast-paced competition where only one will become the next "Last Comic Standing."

Casting calls will be held in the following locations, and for more information, please go to www.nbc.com:

JANUARY 28
LOS ANGELES, CA
Hollywood Improv
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
8162 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90046
310-651-2583

FEBRUARY 7
NEW YORK CITY, NY
Gotham Comedy Club
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
208 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011
212-367-9000

FEBRUARY 14
TORONTO, CANADA
Yuk Yuk's
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
224 Richmond Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
416-367-6425

FEBRUARY 19
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Acme Comedy Club
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
708 N First Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-338-6393

FEBRUARY 22
HOUSTON, TX
Houston Improv
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
7620 Katy Freeway
Space 431
Houston, TX 77024
713-333-8800

FEBRUARY 26
TEMPE, AZ
Tempe Improv
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
930 East University Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85281
480-921-9877

FEBRUARY 29
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Please check www.nbc.com for details

MARCH 3
NASHVILLE, TN
Zanies
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
2025 8th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37204
615-269-0221

"Last Comic Standing" is produced by Peter Engel Productions and Universal Media Studios. The executive producers are Peter Engel ("Saved By the Bell," "The Next Best Thing"), David Friedman (NBC's "Last Call with Carson Daly) and Barry Katz ("Action," "Dane Cook's Tourgasm"). Javier Winnik (NBC's "The Singing Bee") and Noel Guerra (Bravo's "Project Runway") are co-executive producers.





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· ACTION (FOX)
· DANE COOK'S TOURGASM (HBO)
· LAST COMIC STANDING (NBC)
· NEXT BEST THING: WHO IS THE GREATEST CELEBRITY IMPERSONATOR? (ABC)
· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· SINGING BEE, THE (CMT)





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