Comedy Central and the MTV Networks are staging an inaugural Comedy Awards show that includes TV and film on April 10. The nominees were announced today; to see the complete lineup go here.
Categories include comedy series, comedy actor (TV), comedy actress (TV), comedy actor (film), comedy actress (film), late-night comedy series, sketch comedy/alternative comedy series, stand-up special, comedy film, animated comedy film, animated comedy series, comedy writing (TV), comedy screenplay, comedy directing (TV) and comedy director (film).
In the TV categories, 30 Rock received the most nominations, with seven, followed by The Office and Modern Family with four each. Comedy films at the top are Easy A and Kick-Ass with four nominations each.
Organizers are giving the public a chance to vote on each category beginning Feb. 28, and two categories will be decided based exclusively by fan votes. One is the Best Viral Web Video (make your nominations now) and another category that will be determined based on the public votes.