Simon Pegg up for an American Comedy Award | Nominations out

Simon Pegg up for an American Comedy Award

Nominations out

Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright Louis CK, Doug Stanhope and Emma Watson are among the nominees in this year’s American Comedy Awards.

Shortlsits are chosen by the comedy industry, then voted on by the public. Polls are now open here and close on March 18.

The awards air on NBC on May 15.

The full list of nominees is:

COMEDY FILM

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
The Heat
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
Nebraska
This Is the End

COMEDY ACTOR — FILM

Bruce Dern, Nebraska
Will Ferrell, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Johnny Knoxville, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
Simon Pegg, The World’s End
Seth Rogen, This Is the End

COMEDY ACTRESS — FILM

Lake Bell, In a World…
Sandra Bullock, The Heat
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said
Melissa McCarthy, The Heat
Kristen Wiig, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTOR — FILM

Louis C.K., American Hustle
Steve Carell, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Will Forte, Nebraska
Jonah Hill, This Is the End
Danny McBride, This Is the End

COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTRESS — FILM

Scarlett Johansson, Her
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
June Squibb, Nebraska
Emma Watson, This Is the End
Kristen Wiig, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

COMEDY DIRECTOR — FILM

Paul Feig, The Heat
Spike Jonze, Her
Alexander Payne, Nebraska
Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, This Is the End
Edgar Wright, The World’s End

COMEDY SCREENPLAY

The Heat, written by Katie Dippold
Her, written by Spike Jonze
Nebraska, written by Bob Nelson
This Is the End, written by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg
The World’s End, written by Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright

COMEDY SERIES

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation
Saturday Night Live
Veep

ALTERNATIVE COMEDY SERIES

Archer
Drunk History
Key & Peele
Kroll Show

Portlandia

LATE NIGHT TALK SHOW

The Colbert Report
Conan
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

COMEDY ACTOR — TV

Fred Armisen, Portlandia
Jason Bateman, Arrested Development
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Jordan Peele, Key & Peele
Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

COMEDY ACTRESS — TV

Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Lena Dunham, Girls
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreatio
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer

COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTOR — TV

Aziz Ansari, Parks and Recreation
Will Arnett, Arrested Development
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live
Tony Hale, Veep

COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTRESS — TV

Vanessa Bayer, Saturday Night Live
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Chelsea Peretti, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Aubrey Plaza, Parks and Recreation

COMEDY WRITING — TV

Arrested Development
The Colbert Report
Key & Peele
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation

COMEDY DIRECTING — TV

Arrested Development
Eastbound & Down
Key & Peele
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation

COMEDY SPECIAL OF THE YEAR

Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive
Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore
Louis C.K.: Oh My God
Mike Birbiglia: My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend
Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time
Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles

CLUB COMIC

Maria Bamford
Bill Burr
Jerrod Carmichael
Ron Funches
Kyle Kinane
Sebastian Maniscalco
Sean Patton
Brian Regan
Rory Scovel
Doug Stanhope

VIRAL VIDEO

Bad Lip Reading: The NFL
Bound 3 (James Franco & Seth Rogen)
Dead Giveaway (Charles Ramsey Cleveland Hero Remix)How Animals Eat Their Food
Miley Cyrus: Wrecking Ball (Chat Roulette Version)
Sad Cat Diary
Sexy Pool Party
Taylor Swift: I Knew You Were Trouble (Goat Edition)
What Does the Fox Say?
Worst Twerk Fail EVER – Girl Catches Fire

Published: 6 Mar 2014

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