'The Comedy Awards' Announces Talent And Presenters For 2012 Ceremony

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April 24th, 2012

via press release:

“THE COMEDY AWARDS” ANNOUNCES TALENT AND PRESENTERS

FOR “THE COMEDY AWARDS” 2012 CEREMONY

 

LINE-UP includeS Chris Rock, Will Arnett, Tracy Morgan, Maya Rudolph,

Adam Scott, Jon Stewart, Hannibal Buress, Ty Burrell, Louis C.K, Chevy Chase,

Paul Feig, Tina Fey, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Annie Mumolo,

Amber Nash, Jim O’Heir, Chris Parnell, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph,

The Gregory Brothers and Kristen Wiig

 

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Andy Richter Returns As “The Comedy Awards” Announcer

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The Roots Will Be “The Comedy Awards” House Band

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Robin Williams To Receive The “Stand-Up Icon” Award

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Don Rickles To Receive The “Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence” Presented By Jon Stewart

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Television Event Honoring The Best In Comedy Tapes At New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom

On Saturday, April 28 And Premieres On COMEDY CENTRAL On Sunday, May 6

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NEW YORK, April 24, 2012 – “The Comedy Awards,” the annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, today announced talent scheduled to attend the April 28 ceremony, including the first announced presenters of the 2012 “Comedy Awards” which include Chris Rock, Will Arnett, Tracy Morgan, Maya Rudolph, Adam Scott and the previously announced Jon Stewart, who will present Don Rickles with the “Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence.”

Joining Rickles on comedy’s biggest night will be Robin Williams, who will receive the “Stand-Up Icon” award will be some of the biggest names in the genre including Hannibal Buress, Ty Burrell, Louis C.K, Chevy Chase, Paul Feig, Tina Fey, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Annie Mumolo, Amber Nash, Jim O’Heir, Chris Parnell, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, The Gregory Brothers, Aisha Tyler and Kristen Wiig.  Additional names will be released later this week.

 
  • Justin

    How can a Comedy show involve Bridesmaids? Top 5 worst films of the year IMO.

  • PeterFr

    I thought they would end this award show after South Park brilliantly satirized it as a worthless event LOL. (“We Germans are funny!”)

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