The nominations for the second annual Comedy Awards were announced today. Television series Modern Family and 30 Rock and films Bridesmaids and Crazy, Stupid, Love all lead the pack with five nominations apiece, while Louis C.K. also picked up five nods, three of which come from his FX series Louie.

Nominees for the awards were selected by the Comedy Awards Board of Directors, which include high-profile comedians like Conan O’Brien, Stephen Colbert, Carol Burnett, Ray Romano, Jon Stewart, and Lily Tomlin, according to Deadline. The Comedy Awards will be presented on April 28 in New York City and will air May 6 on Comedy Central. Choice nominees are below. The full list is available on the Awards’ official site.


Comedy Film

The Artist


Crazy, Stupid, Love

Horrible Bosses

Midnight in Paris

Performance by an Actor

Jason Bateman – Horrible Bosses

Steve Carrell – Crazy, Stupid, Love

Jean Dujardin – The Artist

Zach Galifianakis – The Hangover Part II

Owen Wilson – Midnight in Paris

Performance by an Actress

Jennifer Aniston – Horrible Bosses

Cameron Diaz – Bad Teacher

Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids

Emma Stone – Crazy, Stupid, Love

Kristen Wiig – Bridesmaids

Comedy Director

Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris

James Bobin – The Muppets

Paul Feig – Bridesmaids

Glen Ficarra and John Requa – Crazy, Stupid, Love

Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist

Animated Comedy Film

Cars 2

Kung Fu Panda 2

Puss In Boots




Comedy Series

30 Rock

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Happy Endings

Modern Family

Parks and Recreation

Performance by an Actor

Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock

Ty Burrell – Modern Family

Louis C.K. – Louie

Steve Carell – The Office

Larry David – Curb Your Enthusiasm

Performance by an Actress

Zooey Deschanel – New Girl

Tina Fey – 30 Rock

Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation

Kristen Wiig – Saturday Night Live

Sofia Vergara – Modern Family

Late Night Comedy Series

The Colbert Report

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Late Show With David Letterman

Real Time With Bill Maher

Comedy Writing

30 Rock

Curb Your Enthusiasm


Modern Family

Parks and Recreation

Saturday Night Live

Breakout Performer of the Year

Zooey Deschanel

Josh Gad

Donald Glover

Melissa McCarthy

Jason Sudeikis

Animated Comedy Series


Family Guy

The Life & Times of Tim

The Simpsons

South Park

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