Channel 4 will celebrate the stars of UK comedy with a viewer-voted awards show set to air in 2021 in aid of Stand Up To Cancer.
The awards will bring the year’s best-loved comedy stars together for a night that celebrates the brilliant work of the comedy world, and all for a good cause. The coveted trophies will be awarded to the winners during the "spectacular star-studded red-carpet" event which is to be broadcast on Channel 4.
Tom Beck, Head of Live Events, Channel 4 said “UK comedy is the best in the world, and from Catastrophe to Cats Does Countdown, and Desmond’s to Derry Girls, Channel 4 has always been at the heart of that success. These awards will be a spectacular way of celebrating a phenomenal new range of shows, writers and performers in aid of Stand Up To Cancer.”
Phil Harris, Head of Entertainment, Channel 4 said “This is an award show for our times. Fans will be able to vote on the people, some established and others less so, who really make them laugh. We will be celebrating some incredible comedy talent while supporting the incredible Stand Up To Cancer. It promises to be a very special night of TV.”