'Crazy, Stupid, Love,' 'Bridesmaids,' 'Modern Family,' '30 Rock,' lead Comedy Awards nominations

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The nominations for the second annual Comedy Awards were announced today. Television series Modern Family and 30 Rock and films Bridesmaids and Crazy, Stupid, Love all lead the pack with five nominations apiece, while Louis C.K. also picked up five nods, three of which come from his FX series Louie.

Nominees for the awards were selected by the Comedy Awards Board of Directors, which include high-profile comedians like Conan O’Brien, Stephen Colbert, Carol Burnett, Ray Romano, Jon Stewart, and Lily Tomlin, according to Deadline. The Comedy Awards will be presented on April 28 in New York City and will air May 6 on Comedy Central. Choice nominees are below. The full list is available on the Awards’ official site.

FILM
Comedy Film
The Artist
Bridesmaids
Crazy, Stupid, Love
Horrible Bosses
Midnight in Paris

Performance by an Actor
Jason Bateman – Horrible Bosses
Steve Carrell – Crazy, Stupid, Love
Jean Dujardin – The Artist
Zach Galifianakis – The Hangover Part II
Owen Wilson – Midnight in Paris

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

Comedy Director
Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
James Bobin – The Muppets
Paul Feig – Bridesmaids
Glen Ficarra and John Requa – Crazy, Stupid, Love
Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist

Animated Comedy Film
Cars 2
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss In Boots
Rango
Rio

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

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

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

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

Comedy Writing
30 Rock
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Louie
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation
Saturday Night Live

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

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

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