2014 American Comedy Award Nominations

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american comedy awardsNBC has announced the nominees for the 2014 American Comedy Awards, purported to be the only awards show in which the winners are determined through a combination of fan voting and voting among entertainment industry professionals. Nominations this year were determined by a panel of 860 working professionals from the comedy community, with achievements in the fields of film, television, and stand-up recognized.

On the television side, Parks and Recreation led all series with six nominations, while Key & Peele and Modern Family earned five nods apiece. It was an especially strong day for network comedy, with Golden Globe winner Brooklyn Nine-Nine and venerable sketch series Saturday Night Live also reaping several nominations for their trouble, while Veep was the only premium cable comedy to make a splash with three nominations.

The 2014 American Comedy Awards air Thursday, May 15th at 9:00 on NBC. Voting is now open on NBC.com and Facebook and will conclude at 11:59 p.m. PT on March 18th.

Comedy Series
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation
Saturday Night Live

Alternative Comedy Series
Drunk History
Key & Peele
Kroll Show

Late Night Talk Show
The Colbert Report
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