Andy Richter will host Comedy Central’s first-ever original awards show, The Commies
, the network said Monday.
, co-produced by Bob Bain Productions, will be taped at Sony Studios in Los Angeles Saturday, Nov. 22, and will include more than 15 categories culminating with the award for "Funniest Person of the Year."
The awards show will air on Comedy Sunday, Dec. 7 at 9 p.m.
Richter has appeared on NBC’s Late Night with Conan O’Brien
as O’Brien’s sidekick since the show’s premiere Sept. 13, 1993. He also starred in and produced Fox comedy Andy Richter Controls the Universe