Season 8 Episodes

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Finals - Top 4 to 3

Season 8, Episode 11 - Air Date: 8/7/2014
From NBC: It's down to the final four comics and the stakes have never been higher as the "Title Round" continues.
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Finals - Top 5 to 4

Season 8, Episode 10 - Air Date: 7/31/2014
From NBC: It's down to the final five comics and the stakes have never been higher as the "Title Round" begins.
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Challenge 4 - Roast

Season 8, Episode 9 - Air Date: 7/24/2014
From NBC: The six remaining comics face their final challenge in the "challenge rounds" - a roast of Gilbert Gottfried.
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Challenge 3 - Universal Tram Experience

Season 8, Episode 8 - Air Date: 7/17/2014
From NBC: The seven remaining comics face their third challenge - serving as tour guides on the famed Universal Studios tram tour.
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Challenge 2 - Talk Show

Season 8, Episode 7 - Air Date: 7/10/2014
From NBC: As the players have progressed in the competition, they've been mentored by the special guests through fun and innovative challenges designed to test them in different comedy disciplines, ranging from sketch to improv to stand-up.
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Challenge 1 - Sketch

Season 8, Episode 6 - Air Date: 6/26/2014
From NBC: Host JB Smoove assigns the final 10 comics their first group challenge, testing them in the art of sketch comedy.
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Semi Final Day 2

Season 8, Episode 5 - Air Date: 6/19/2014
From NBC: The semi-finals continue as 14 more comics take the stage and battle for a spot in the Top 10.
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Semi Final Day 1

Season 8, Episode 4 - Air Date: 6/12/2014
From NBC: In the first of two semi-final episodes, the top comics who made it through the invitationals are mentored by Wanda Sykes and Amy Shumer before performing in front of their largest audience yet and the star judges, Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters.
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Invitational 4

Season 8, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/5/2014
From NBC: It's the final round of the invitationals, in which the top comics across the country deliver their funniest sets for judges Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters.
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Invitational 3

Season 8, Episode 2 - Air Date: 5/29/2014
From NBC: The hilarious invitationals continue as America's top comics engage in a fiercely funny and fast-paced competition to try and secure a coveted spot as a semi-finalist.
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Season 8 Premiere

Season 8, Episode 1 - Air Date: 5/22/2014
From NBC: America's most compelling comedy competition is back with three new celebrity judges - comedy icons Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans, along with international comic sensation Russell Peters - as well as dynamic new host JB Smoove.

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