2014 American Comedy Awards Nominations

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    The "Daily Show" is nominated in the Late Night Talk Show category of the American Comedy Awards, airing May 15 on NBC.

    The nominations for the 2014 American Comedy Awards are out, and you, the fans, get to have a say in which actor/TV series/movie and viral video get to take home an award when the ceremony airs May 15 on NBC.

    "We are thrilled to recognize the amazing nominees for the American Comedy Awards in our first broadcast of this awards telecast," said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC Entertainment. "This special will be a true celebration of the best talent in comedy and is sure to be an evening filled with laughs."

    Comedy Central leads the nominations with a total of 12, followed by NBC with 11. In the film categories, “This Is the End” snagged 7 nominations, followed by “Nebraska” with 6. In the TV categories, NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” leads all series with 6 nods, while “Key & Peele” and “Modern Family” follow with 5 nominations each.

    The Awards honor those who have achieved new heights during the past year in both film and television, as well as pay tribute to some of comedy’s most enduring personalities.

    Winners will be determined through a combination of fan voting and voting among entertainment industry professionals.

    Voting in all 19 categories is now open and you can cast your vote here or on Facebook via the American Comedy Awards Facebook Voting App.

    Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. ET/8:59 p.m. PT on March 18. You must be at least 13 years old to vote.

    Nominations were voted by members of the American Comedy Awards Voting Committee, a panel consisting of 860 working professionals from the comedy community, including writers, performers, producers, directors and stand-ups.

    Here is the full list of nominees:

    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 Recreation”

    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”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zce-QT7MGSE

    “Bound 3” (James Franco & Seth Rogen)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRckgn36lzY

    “Dead Giveaway” (Charles Ramsey Cleveland Hero Remix)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZcRU0Op5P4

    “How Animals Eat Their Food”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnydFmqHuVo

    “Miley Cyrus: Wrecking Ball” (Chat Roulette Version)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6DmHGYy_xk

    “Sad Cat Diary”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKffm2uI4dk

    “Sexy Pool Party”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9R6Ibz31DtE

    “Taylor Swift: I Knew You Were Trouble” (Goat Edition)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCv-HxktZFc

    “What Does the Fox Say?”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jofNR_WkoCE

    “Worst Twerk Fail EVER – Girl Catches Fire”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSJMoH7tnvw

    The American Comedy Awards air May 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.