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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Comedy Central and MTV Networks Announce Comedy Award Nominations | “30 Rock” and “Easy A” take the lead


February 15, 2011
Posted By - Emma Venezie
Source Credits - Nellie Andreeva for Deadline Hollywood, The Comedy Awards
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Comedy Central and MTV networks have announced nominations for their Comedy Awards, set to air April 10. The nominees in the available 15 categories were selected by the Comedy Awards' Board of Directors, which includes comedy heavyweights such as Stephen Colbert, Billy Crystal, Seth MacFarlane, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Chris Rock, Jon Stewart, and Lily Tomlin. Winners will be chosen by an invitation-only voting organization comprised of nearly 1,000 members, spanning from writers to directors, from the comedy community.

Source: deadline.com
Leading the way is 30 Rock with seven nominations in the TV categories, while the movies Easy A, Cyrus and Kick-Ass each have four nominations.

Here is the full list of the nominees:


COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock
Eastbound & Down
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Modern Family
The Office

COMEDY ACTOR: TV
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Steve Carell, The Office
Tracy Morgan, 30 Rock
Danny McBride, Eastbound & Down

COMEDY ACTRESS: TV
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock
Jane Lynch, Glee
Betty White, Hot in Cleveland
Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live

Source: tamutimes.edu

COMEDY ACTOR: FILM
Russell Brand, Get Him to the Greek
Will Ferrell, The Other Guys
Zach Galifianakis, Dinner for Schmucks
Paul Giamatti, Barney’s Version
Jonah Hill, Cyrus

COMEDY ACTRESS: FILM
Tina Fey, Date Night
Anne Hathaway, Love & Other Drugs
Helen Mirren, Red
Chloë Moretz, Kick-Ass
Emma Stone, Easy A

LATE NIGHT COMEDY SERIES
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Late Show with David Letterman

Source: tvtropes.com
Source: daytimestarsandstripes.com


SKETCH COMEDY/ALTERNATIVE COMEDY SERIES
Childrens Hospital
Funny or Die Presents
Saturday Night Live
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Tosh.0

STAND-UP SPECIAL
Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening
Bill Maher…But I’m Not Wrong
Louis C.K.: Hilarious
Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2
Whitney Cummings: Money Shot

COMEDY FILM
Cyrus
Easy A
Get Him to the Greek
Kick-Ass
The Other Guys
Source: comingsoon.net
Source: bscreview.com
ANIMATED COMEDY FILM
Despicable Me
Megamind
Shrek Forever After
Toy Story 3

ANIMATED COMEDY SERIES
American Dad!
Archer
Family Guy
The Simpsons
South Park

COMEDY WRITING: TV
30 Rock
Louie
Modern Family
The Office
The Simpsons

COMEDY SCREENPLAY
Cyrus
Easy A
Hot Tub Time Machine
Kick-Ass
Tiny Furniture

COMEDY DIRECTING: TV
30 Rock
Community
Modern Family
The Office
Saturday Night Live

COMEDY DIRECTOR: FILM
Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass, Cyrus
Will Gluck, Easy A
Adam McKay, The Other Guys
Matthew Vaughn, Kick-Ass
Edgar Wright, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Source: sandiego.com
There is also a Best Viral Original category, which will be voted on and determined by fans. You can vote at www.thecomedyawards.com.

What are your predictions? Who do you want to win? Anyone you feel was left out? Let us know.

Check out Comedy Central/MTV Networks' Comedy Awards Announce Nominations here.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Barneys Version wasn't funny!! Paul Giamatti was a fawning puke. I could barely finish watching the movie. ICK!!!