The Comedy Award Nominations

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The announcement of The 2nd Annual Comedy Award were announced, and shows who are usually snubbed by the big award shows are getting the recognition they deserve at the relatively new Comedy Awards.

The typical top-dog comedies Modern Family, 30 Rock lead the pack with 5 nominations each, and Curb Your Enthusiasm, Parks and Recreation, and Happy Endings also grabbed nominations, too.

Here’s a complete list of the nominees:

Comedy Series

  • 30 Rock
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Happy Endings
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Modern Family (2011 Winner)

Writing – TV 

  • 30 Rock (2011 Winner)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Louie
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Saturday Night Live
Directing – TV
  • 30 Rock
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Louie
  • Modern Family (2011 Winner)
  • The Office
Performance by an Actor
  • Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock (2011 Winner)
  • Ty Burrell, Modern Family
  • Louis C.K., Louie
  • Steve Carell, The Office
  • Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Performance by an Actress
  • Zooey Deschancel, New Girl
  • Tina Fey, 30 Rock
  • Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
  • Kristin Wiig, Saturday Night Live (2011 Winner)
  • Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Animated Comedy Series
  • Archer
  • Family Guy
  • The Life & Times of Tim
  • The Simpsons
  • South Park (2011 Winner)
Late-Night Comedy Series
  • The Colbert Report
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (2011 Winner)
  • Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
  • Late Show with David Letterman
  • Real Time with Bill Maher
Sketch/Alternative Comedy Series
  • Children’s Hospital (2011 Winner)
  • Louie
  • Portandia
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Tosh.0
Comedy Special of the Year
  • Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater
  • Norm MacDonald: Me Doing Standup
  • Patton Oswalt Finest Hour
  • Colin Long Quinn Long Story Short
  • Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts
The Comedy Awards will be held April 28th, and will air May 6th on Comedy Central.

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