30 Rock Leads Nominees for Comedy Central Awards

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<em>30 Rock</em> Leads Nominees for Comedy Central Awards

Comedy Central recently unveiled its nominees for its inaugural Comedy Awards, and 30 Rock leads with seven nominations; The Office and Modern Family each came away with four.

The award show also has a film category, in which Easy A, Cyrus and Kick-Ass all scored four nods.

New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom will host the show on March 26; it will air April 10 on Comedy Central, Spike TV, TV Land and Nick At Nite simultaneously. A board of directors including Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Chris Rock, Ray Romano, Phil Rosenthal, Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Adam McKay, Conan O’Brien and more were responsible for the nominations. Comedy Central said the winners will be chosen by a list of 1,000 comedy professionals.

Here’s the full list of 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

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

Sketch Comedy/Alterative Comedy Series
  Childrens Hospital
  Funny or Die Presents
  Saturday Night Live
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

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
Easy A
Get Him to the Greek
The Other Guys

Animated Comedy Film
Despicable Me
Shrek Forever After
  Toy Story 3

Animated Comedy Series
American Dad!
  Family Guy
  The Simpsons
  South Park

Comedy Writing – TV
  30 Rock
  Modern Family
The Office
  The Simpsons

Comedy Screenplay
Easy A
Hot Tub Time Machine
Tiny Furniture

Comedy Directing – TV
  30 Rock
  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