The Just for Laughs comedy festival is one of the biggest deals in comedy, and they have just announced the recipients of some of their awards.
Gleeksof the world can rejoice since Glee co-creator Ian Brennan is set to receive the award for comedy writer of the year.
The Montreal based festival will present Aziz Ansari its breakout comedy star award (which he richly deserves).
Fans of the show Community will be happy to see Donald Glover get the award for best rising comedy star of the year. Glover is young but crazy talented, having written for 30 Rock and was nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy Series.
One of the biggest awards is the Yukfest Lifetime Achievement Award, which will go to the legendary Second City to celebrate their 50th anniversary.
Other Just for Laughs highlights unveiled today include writer/director Phil Rosenthal (Everybody Loves Raymond) and producer John Woldenberg on hand in Montreal to preview their docu-comedy Exporting Raymond, which portrays the pitfalls of translating the popular U.S. comedy into a Russian sitcom.