Last Comic Standing returns for the start of season 9 tonight on NBC, and The Comic’s Comic already has told you who to keep your eyes peeled for among the Top 100 stand-up comedians invited to perform and compete this summer.

So now’s the time to get excited. Excite yourself with this healthy helping of promotional teaser videos!

Executive producer Wanda Sykes with new host Anthony Jeselnik. Jeselnik says no more outside challenges. This time, the judges pair up comedians for head-to-head competition to narrow the field to the Final 5. “It’s a much more tense, nightmarish experience to put the comics through.”

Judges Roseanne, Keenen Ivory Wayans and new judge Norm Macdonald:

Backstage at The Invitationals:

Ian Bagg’s makeup tips:

Sheng Wang brings his own avocado!

Mia Jackson on eyesight being 20-20 or something like that:

Harrison Greenbaum on literary battles:

Shelagh Ratner on movie concessions:

Heeding Norm Macdonald’s advice to get physical onstage: