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Comedy Awards Winners in TV: 'Modern Family' and '30 Rock'

March 28, 2011 (1:53 am) GMT
Both TV series snatch two prizes each at the inaugural awards show, with 'Modern Family' being picked as best comedy series.

"" won big at the first-time ever Comedy Awards which took place in New York City on Saturday, March 26. The show took home the coveted Comedy Series prize, beating out other nominees like "" and "". The ABC series got another kudo for Comedy Directing TV.

Although missing the chance to win Comedy Series award, "30 Rock" still managed to bag two gongs which are Comedy Writing TV and Comedy Actor TV. was the one honored with the best actor title, beating out his own co-star in addition to of "The Office" among others.

Comedy Actress TV went to through her performance on "". Other winners at the first annual Comedy Awards were "", "Childrens Hospital" and "". Meanwhile, and were presented with Career Icon Award and Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence respectively.

The inaugural Comedy Awards will air on Sunday, April 10 at 9 P.M. ET on Comedy Central, Spike TV, CMT, Logo, TV Land, VH1 and Nick at Nite. The ceremony also handed out some awards for movies.

The first annual Comedy Awards winners in TV:

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