‘American Comedy Awards’ to Be Revived by NBC After 13 Years

NBC is bringing life back to the “American Comedy Awards” and will telecast the event in May 2014.

Kudos fest will honor those who have achieved new heights during the past year in both film and TV as well as pay tribute to some of comedy’s most enduring personalities.

Don Mischer Prods. will produce the 2014 program, with Don Mischer, Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare exec producing. Mischer’s TV credits include the Super Bowl, Academy Awards and Olympic Opening Ceremony.

The “American Comedy Awards” were created by George Schlatter and primarily broadcast on ABC throughout its run from 1987 into the new millennium. Comedy Central broadcast the last “American Comedy Awards,” which took place in 2001.

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  1. Su says:

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