LOS ANGELES -- Comedians Whoopi Goldberg and Dana Carvey received the most number of nominations Thursday for the 7th annual American Comedy Awards, garnering three nominations each.
The comedy awards show will be taped Feb. 28 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for a national TV broadcast at 9 p.m. March 3.
Academy Award winner Goldberg was nominated as the funniest female performer in a TV special, funniest actress in a motion picture and funniest support role in a film.
'Saturday Night Live' regular Carvey received nominations for being the funniest male in a TV special, movie and television series.
Other nominations include:
Funniest female lead performer in a TV series: Kirstie Alley, Roseanne Arnold, Candice Bergen, Helen Hunt and Katey Segal.
Funniest male lead performer in a TV series: Tim Allen, Johnny Carson, John Goodman, Jerry Seinfeld and Garry Shandling.
Funniest female performer in a TV special: Elayne Bosler, Bette Midler, Paula Poundstone, Lily Tomlin and Whoopi Goldberg.
Funniest male performer in a TV special: George Carlin, Billy Crystal, David Letterman, Robin Williams and Dana Carvey.
Funniest lead actress in a motion picture: Goldie Hawn, Rita Rudner, Meryl Streep, Marisa Tomei and Whoopi Goldberg.
Funniest actor in a motion picture: Nicolas Cage, Mike Meyers, Joe Pesci, Crystal and Dana Carvey.
Funniest supporting female in a motion picture: Judy Davis, Kathy Najimy, Rosie O'Donnell, Mary Wickes and Whoopi Goldberg.
Funniest supporting male in a motion picture: Tim Curry, Fred Gwynne, Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz and Joe Pesci.
Funniest supporting female in a TV series: Elizabeth Ashley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Faith Ford, Laurie Matcalf and Bebe Neuwirth.
Funniest supporting male in a TV series: Jason Alexander, James Carry, Phil Hartman, Jery Van Dyke and Dana Carvey.
Also nominated for best female stand-up comic are Diane Ford, Kathleen Madigan, Monica Piper, Margaret Smith and Pam Stone. Best male stand-up comic nominations include Will Durst, Bill Hicks, Richard Jeni, Ritch Shydner and George Wallace.
Lifetime Achievement Award female nominees are Bea Arthur, Shirley MacLaine, Elaine May, Joan Rivers and Jean Stapelton. Male nominees for that award are Milton Berle, Victor Borge, Bob Newhart, Richard Pryor and Jerry Van Dyke.