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Monday, April 30th, 2012

Louis C.K. and 'Bridesmaids' Were the Comedy Awards' King and Queen

The Comedy Awards taped this weekend and will air on May 6th on Comedy Central. So stop reading if you are super into the Comedy Awards and want to be surprised next weekend. Louis C.K. and Bridesmaids were the big winners, winning four and three awards respectively. Parks & Recreation won two, one for Amy Poehler and one for best comedy series. One winner of note was Hannibal Buress who won for Best Club Comic and beat out a pretty stacked list, including the likes of John Mulaney, Pete Holmes, Anthony Jeselnik, Chelsea Peretti, and Kumail Nanjiani. Catch the full list of winners after the jump and learn, like I just did, that The Artist was apparently supposed to be funny:

• Stand-Up Icon Award: Robin Williams
• Johnny Carson Award: Don Rickles
• Comedy Film: "Bridesmaids"
• Animated Comedy Film: "Rango"
• Performance by an Actor-Film: Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"
• Performance by an Actress-Film: Melissa McCarthy, "Bridesmaids"
• Comedy Director-Film: Paul Feig, "Bridesmaids"
• Comedy Screenplay: "Bridesmaids"
• Comedy Series: "Parks and Recreation"
• Sketch/Alternative Comedy Series: "Louie"
• Animated Comedy Series: "Archer"
• Performance by an Actor-TV: Ty Burrell, "Modern Family"
• Performance by an Actress-TV: Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation"
• Late Night Comedy Series: "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart"
• Comedy Writing-TV: "30 Rock"
• Comedy Directing-TV: "Louie"
• Comedy Special of the Year: "Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater"
• Stand-Up Tour: Louis C.K.
• Club Comic: Hannibal Buress
• Breakout Performer of the Year: Donald Glover
• Best Viral Original: "Songify This-Winning-A Song by Charlie Sheen"

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  • http://www.facebook.com/camerondaniel.brown Daniel Brown

    That list needs way more Community…

  • davalus

    Let's get Law & Order Troy and Abed on the case