Webby Awards to Be Streamed Live Monday on Facebook
The 15th annual Webby Awards will be streamed live on Facebook on Monday night.
Lisa Kudrow, star of the online series Web Therapy, will host the show from the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. She also will be responsible for ensuring the winners stick to the five-word-speech limit.
The Webbys honor the best of the Internet, including Websites, interactive advertising and media, online film and video, and mobile and apps.
Kudrow herself is being honored with a Webby this year for best individual performance in an online video for Web Therapy, which also picked up the award for best comedy, longform, for the second straight year.
Other winners include Zach Galifianakis, who was named best web personality/host for his Funny or Die show, Between Two Ferns, which also was named best comedy, individual short or episode, and best variety series.
Special achievement awards will go to LCD Soundsystem, named Webby artist of the year, and Funny or Die, Webby film & person of the tear, among others.