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The 13th Annual American Comedy Awards14 Mar 1999
Jim Carrey was nominated in two categories of this year's American Comedy Awards. Funniest Actor in a Movie ("The Truman Show") and Male Guest in a TV Series (The Larry Sanders Show.) The annual event honors comedy performers in film and network, cable and syndicated television in 14 different categories.
The awards were taped February 7 at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles and will be airing Monday 15 at 8:00 p.m. ET on Fox. Dustin Hoffman will present the Creative Achievement Award to Writer-director Barry Levinson.
The Comedy Channel will also air a special behind-the-scenes on the awards, Sunday 14 at 7:30 p.m. ET and again on Monday at 12:00 and 3:30 p.m. ET.
The competitors in the categories where Jim Carrey was nominated are listed below:
ACTOR IN A MOVIE
Roberto Benigni, "Life Is Beautiful"; Jim Carrey, "The Truman Show"; Tom Hanks, "You've Got Mail"; Adam Sandler, "The Wedding Singer"; Ben Stiller, "There's Something About Mary"; Robin Williams, "Patch Adams".
MALE GUEST IN A TV SERIES
Hank Azaria, "Mad About You"; Alec Baldwin, "Saturday Night Live"; Jim Carrey, "The Larry Sanders Show"; David Duchovny, "The Larry Sanders Show"; Steve Martin, "Late Show With David Letterman".
Real Audio excerpt of Jim Carrey's appearance on "The Larry Sanders Show".
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