viewers pick Last Comic Standing tonight; NBC limiting number of calls.

viewers pick Last Comic Standing tonight; NBC limiting number of calls.
After tonight’s episode, viewers will vote to select the person who will truly be the Last Comic Standing. Five finalists remain: Dat, Cory, Rich, Ralphie, and Tess. (Gannett profiles the final five in greater detail.) Each will perform for five minutes from Paris in Las Vegas. Viewers can then vote online or by phone until one hour after the show ends; the number is 1-866-VOTE4, with 01 to 05 added to the end to specify a contestant. According to their press release about the episode, NBC is limiting the number of calls to three from each phone number. The winner will be announced on next week’s two-hour finale.

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