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Video Licks: Check Out The ‘American Comedy Awards’ Tonight on NBC

Video Licks: Check Out The ‘American Comedy Awards’ Tonight on NBC
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Airing tonight, May 8, on NBC, The American Comedy Awards pays tribute to comedy’s favorite film and television personalities. Chris Rock will present the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence to Bill Cosby. Other presenters include Scott Aukerman, Lake Bell, Mike Birbiglia, Hannibal Buress, Andy Daly, Billy Eichner, Bill Hader, John Hodgman, Johnny Knoxville, Leslie Mann, Stephen Merchant, Adam Pally, Aubrey Plaza, Timothy Simons, JB Smoove, Patrick Stewart and Matt Walsh. Nominations for the awards were voted on by an 860 member voting committee composed of working professionals from the comedy community, including writers, performers, producers, directors and stand-up comedians. The categories from which winners will be chosen include

COMEDY FILM
COMEDY ACTOR (FILM)
COMEDY ACTRESS (FILM)
COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTOR (FILM)
COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTRESS (FILM)
COMEDY DIRECTOR (FILM)
COMEDY SCREENPLAY
COMEDY SERIES
ALTERNATIVE COMEDY SERIES
LATE NIGHT TALK SHOW
COMEDY ACTOR (TV)
COMEDY ACTRESS (TV)
COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTOR (TV)
COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTRESS (TV)
COMEDY WRITING (TV)
COMEDY DIRECTING — TV
COMEDY SPECIAL OF THE YEAR
CLUB COMIC
VIRAL VIDEO

Watch this preview and find out who takes the comedy cake tonight!

Mentions: Watch the American Comedy Awards tonight May 8 at 9/8C on NBC. Feature image c/o NBC.

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