Comedy Central's late-night series experiment, Tough Crowd with Colin
Quinn, earned a 0.52 household rating over eight premiere episodes last
The show, featuring the irreverent former Saturday Night Live
comedian, also posted a 0.45 average among adults 18 through 49 during its run,
a 29 percent gain in its 11:30 p.m. time over the previous six weeks.
Despite the encouraging performance, Comedy executives have yet to make a
commitment to additional episodes. The network is currently airing repeats of
30-minute stand-up comedy shows in Tough Crowd's time