The Comedy Awards 2012 Nominations List

This year marks the second annual Comedy Awards ceremony, which celebrates the best comedies of the year. The event is set to take place on April 28 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, and will air nationwide May 6 on Comedy Central.


And the nominees are...

Comedy Film
"The Artist"
"Crazy, Stupid, Love."
"Horrible Bosses"
"Midnight in Paris"

Performance by an Actor - Film
Jason Bateman, "Horrible Bosses"
Steve Carell, "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"
Zach Galifianakis, "The Hangover Part II"
Owen Wilson, "Midnight in Paris"

Comedy Director - Film
Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"
James Bobin, "The Muppets"
Paul Feig, "Bridesmaids"
Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
Michel Hazanavicius, "The Artist"

Comedy Series
"30 Rock"
"Curb Your Enthusiasm"
"Happy Endings"
"Modern Family"
"Parks and Recreation"

Performance by an Actor - TV
Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"
Ty Burrell, "Modern Family"
Louis C.K., "Louie"
Steve Carell, "The Office"
Larry David, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"

Comedy Directing - TV
"30 Rock"
"Curb Your Enthusiasm"
"Modern Family"
"The Office"

Animated Comedy Film
"Cars 2"
"Kung Fu Panda 2"
"Puss In Boots"

Performance by an Actress - Film
Jennifer Aniston, "Horrible Bosses"
Cameron Diaz, "Bad Teacher"
Melissa McCarthy, "Bridesmaids"
Emma Stone, "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
Kristen Wiig, "Bridesmaids"

Comedy Screenplay
"Crazy, Stupid, Love."
"Horrible Bosses"
"Midnight in Paris"

Animated Comedy Series
"Family Guy"
"The Life & Times of Tim"
"The Simpsons"
"South Park"

Performance by an Actress - TV
Zooey Deschanel, "New Girl"
Tina Fey, "30 Rock"
Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation"
Kristen Wiig, "Saturday Night Live"
Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family

Comedy Writing - TV
"30 Rock"
"Curb Your Enthusiasm"
"Modern Family"
"Parks and Recreation"
"Saturday Night Live"

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"

Breakout Performer of the Year
Zooey Deschanel
Josh Gad
Donald Glover
Melissa McCarthy
Jason Sudeikis

Club Comic
Ted Alexandro
Hannibal Buress
Pete Holmes
Anthony Jeselnik
Moshe Kasher
John Mulaney
Kumail Nanjiani
Chelsea Peretti
Amy Schumer
Rory Scovel

Sketch/Alternative Comedy Series
"Childrens Hospital"
"Saturday Night Live"

Comedy Special of the Year
"Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater"
"Norm Macdonald: Me Doing Standup"
"Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour"
"Colin Quinn Long Story Short"
"Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts"

Stand-Up Tour
Dave Attell
Lewis Black
Louis C.K.
Kevin Hart
Jerry Seinfeld