Robinson joins the series which was formerly hosted by such comedians as Jay Mohr, Anthony Clark and Bill Bellamy.
"Last Comic Standing has been a consistent success with both viewers and critics, and we can't wait to bring it back," said Paul Telegdy, executive vp alternative programming, NBC and Universal Media Studios. "The addition of a versatile comedic talent like Craig will only enhance what has proved to be a winning formula."
Last Comic Standing will air its seventh season this summer on NBC. A concrete premiere date wasn't released.