About the Show
Airing May 8 at 9/8c on NBC, The "American Comedy Awards" honors those who have achieved new heights during the past year in both film and television, and pays tribute to some of comedy's most enduring personalities. The telecast will acknowledge the work of stand-ups, those who specialize in movies and the actors and actresses who are seen by millions on TV every week. Nominations for the awards were voted on 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-up comedians. The "American Comedy Awards" program is produced by Don Mischer Productions. Emmy Award winner Don Mischer, Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare serve as executive producers.