Comedy to Give Rodney Respect

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Rodney Dangerfield will receive The Commies’ "Comedy Idol" award during Comedy Central first-ever original comedy-award show.

Comedy’s The Commies will be taped Nov. 22 at Sony Studios in Los Angeles, and it will air on the network Sunday, Dec. 7 at 9 p.m.

Dangerfield will also be toasted with a post-award show celebrating his 82nd birthday.