Ouch!Now...class... Pick up your pencils, we're going to have a pop quiz.
QUESTION: Can you advance in this show if you don't do clean material? Yes or no?
No looking at each other's answers. Krom...I'm looking at you. Eyes on your own work.
And appeared on Ugly Betty just this past year. By most, if not all, definitions she's "too big" for this show.Thea Vidale, however, is no joke. She's been around forever--her 8x10 is on the wall in every comedy club I've ever worked. She had her own sitcom--called "Thea!" SHE WAS A WWE STAR, FOR CRYING OUT LOUD! (She played Mama Benjamin--Shelton Benjamin's mother, back in February and March of 2006.)
Wait. I just realized how much trouble that last sentence could get me in.
Except, because the show is CHEAP, Bellamy wasn't even invited along to Australia!Next, we're off to Sydney Australia...and if what Bill Bellamy is showing us is half-way accurate, it's going to be non-stop Freak Show Montage from Barbie to Wallaby.
Ant really IS an ass.Ant informs us that the Australian comics, in general, are more "wacky" (his word.) "That's great on the bus to summer camp," Ant explains, "But you're not going to win a competition that way."
Oh wait. Was that it? I just ASSUMED that NBC was cheap!Since Bill Bellamy obviously didn't make THIS trip, either (so far...he's gone to New York and Los Angeles with the crew...and skipped everywhere in between and everywhere outside. Shows a real commitment to this process, Bill... Were you too busy shining up your pimp jacket???)
Maybe. While there were a lot of nuts in the initial interviews, the showcase seemed to be packed with good comedians.Originally Posted by hutchlover;2448843;