The 10th annual American Comedy Awards were presented at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The show will be broadcast March 6 on KABC (Channel 7).
More than 4,000 producers, directors, writers, agents, bookers, executives and others nominated the performers. Final selections were made by 1,000 comedy performers.
The other winners:
Helen Hunt, funniest female performer in a television series, “Mad About You.”
Tracy Ullman, funniest female performer in a television special, “Women of the Night IV.”
Dennis Miller, funniest male performer in a television special, “Dennis Miller: State of the Union Undressed.”
Alicia Silverstone, funniest actress in a motion picture, “Clueless.”
Christine Baranski, funniest supporting female, television, “Cybill.”
Anne Bancroft and Milton Berle won lifetime achievement awards.