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McIntyre leads Comedy Awards nominees

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Michael McIntyre has ended his hugely successful year with three nominations in the British Comedy Awards.

He is on the shortlist for best live stand-up, best comedy entertainment personality and best comedy entertainment show for his BBC One series Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow.

In the stand-up category, he couldn’t face two more different acts: the brutally offensive Frankie Boyle and the ponderous, provocative Stewart Lee.

Meanwhile, Alan Carr also has three nominations for Chatty Man, while Harry Hill has two for TV Burp.

But the shortlist are led by the BBC One family sitcom Outnumbered, with five nominations. All three child stars earned newcomer nods as well as a best actress nomination for Claire Skinner; while the show will also compete against Channel 4's Peep Show and The IT Crowd for best sitcom.

The winners of the 20th annual awards will be announced live on ITV1 on December 12, at a ceremony hosted by Jonathan Ross.

The nominations in full are:

Best Comedy Entertainment Personality
Alan Carr - Alan Carr: Chatty Man
Harry Hill - Harry Hill's TV Burp
Michael McIntyre - Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow

Best Comedy Entertainment Programme
Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow
The Sunday Night Project
Harry Hill's TV Burp

Best Television Comedy Actor
Rob Brydon - Gavin and Stacey Christmas Special
Simon Bird - The Inbetweeners
Robert Webb - Peep Show

Best Television Comedy Actress
Ruth Jones - Gavin and Stacey Christmas Special
Claire Skinner - Outnumbered: Series 2
Katherine Parkinson - The IT Crowd

Best New British Television Comedy
Alan Carr: Chatty Man
Ladies Of Letters
Psychoville

Best Television Comedy Drama
Dead Set
Psychoville
Pulling: Special

Best Live Stand-up Performer
Michael McIntyre
Frankie Boyle
Stewart Lee

Best Male Comedy Newcomer
Daniel Roche - Outnumbered: Series 2
Tyger Drew-Honey - Outnumbered: Series 2
Charlie Brooker - You Have Been Watching

Best Female Comedy Newcomer
Rebekah Staton - Pulling: Special
Ramona Marquez - Outnumbered: Series 2
Tanya Franks - Pulling: Special

Best Comedy Panel Show
Have I Got News For You
Mock The Week
QI

Best Sitcom
Peep Show
The IT Crowd
Outnumbered: Series 2

Best Sketch Show
The Kevin Bishop Show
That Mitchell and Webb Look
Harry & Paul (Series 2)

Best Comedy Film
Bruno
In The Loop
The Hangover

Posted: 18 Nov 2009

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