Will Ferrell & More Among Winners of AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS; Full List Announced

The "American Comedy Awards" aired last night, Thursday, May 8 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC. The awards honor those who have achieved new heights during the past year in both film and television and pay tribute to some of comedy's most enduring personalities.

Chris Rock presented 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. Stand-up comedian and actor Craig Robinson and The Nasty Delicious performed as the House Band.

The full winners list is as follows

Comedy Actor - Film

Bruce Dern - Nebraska
Will Ferrell - Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Johnny Knoxville - Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
Simon Pegg - The World's End
Seth Rogen - This Is the End

Comedy Actress - Film

Lake Bell - In A World...
Sandra Bullock - The Heat
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Enough Said
Melissa McCarthy - The Heat
Kristen Wiig - The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

Comedy Supporting Actor - Film

Louis C.K. - American Hustle
Steve Carell - Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Will Forte - Nebraska
Jonah Hill - This Is the End
Danny McBride - This Is the End

Comedy Supporting Actress - Film

Scarlett Johansson - Her
Jennifer Lawrence - American Hustle
June Squibb - Nebraska
Emma Watson - This Is the End
Kristen Wiig - Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Funniest Motion Picture

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
The Heat
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
This Is the End

Comedy Director - Film

Paul Feig, The Heat
SPIKE Jonze, Her
Alexander Payne, Nebraska
Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, This Is the End
Edgar Wright, The World's End

Comedy Screenplay

The Heat, written by Katie Dippold
Her, written by SPIKE Jonze
Nebraska, written by Bob Nelson
This Is the End, written by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg
The World's End, written by Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright

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 (tie)

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

Comedy Special of the Year

Aziz Ansari - Buried Alive
Kristen Schaal - Live at the Fillmore
Louis C.K. - Oh My God
Mike Birbiglia - My Girlfriend's Boyfriend
Patton Oswalt - Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time
Sarah Silverman - We Are Miracles

Club Comic

Maria Bamford
Bill Burr
Jerrod Carmichael
Ron Funches
Kyle Kinane
Sebastian Maniscalco
Sean Patton
Brian Regan
Rory Scovel
Doug Stanhope

Concert Comic

Bill Burr
Hannibal Burress
Louis C.K.
Jim Gaffigan
Kevin Hart
Kathleen Madigan
Patton Oswalt
Russell Peters
Brian Regan
Amy Schumer

Viral Video

"Bad Lip Reading: The NFL" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zce-QT7MGSE
"Bound 3" (James Franco & Seth Rogen) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRckgn36lzY
"Dead Giveaway" (Charles Ramsey Cleveland Hero Remix) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZcRU0Op5P4
"How Animals Eat Their Food" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnydFmqHuVo
"Miley Cyrus: Wrecking Ball" (Chat Roulette Version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6DmHGYy_xk
"Sad Cat Diary" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKffm2uI4dk
"Sexy Pool Party" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9R6Ibz31DtE
"Taylor Swift: I Knew You Were Trouble" (Goat Edition) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCv-HxktZFc
"What Does the FOX Say?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jofNR_WkoCE
"Worst Twerk Fail EVER - Girl Catches Fire" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSJMoH7tnvw

Photo courtesy of NBC

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