The Taste Awards organizers have renamed their best comedy category to the Bob Saget Award for Best Comedy and Comedy in honor of the late comedian.
The awards body announced the change along with revealing the finalists and special achievement honorees for their 14th annual awards. AK Crump, president of the awards, said: “We are all honored to be able to remember Bob and his contributions to our culture, families and comedy with this award. This newly renamed bonus. Taste Awards and TasteTV CEO.
Saget, a beloved comedian and star of Happy home and follow it, fuller houseis survived by his wife, Kelly Rizzo, who runs the food and travel blog. Eat Travel Iceas well as his three daughters with ex-wife Sherri Kramer.
The Taste Awards honor the best shows of the year in food, fashion, health, travel and lifestyle in film, TV, podcasts, radio and photography across about 50 separate categories and awards. . The first finalists in the newly renamed humor and comedy category are Bermuda, Bring Back the Whistling Dog, Disco Sauce: The Untold Story of Penne Alla Vodka, Eat, Drink and Manage Your Business, Hey Toby Hey Owen: This is not sponsored by Valvoline, Let’s make food from food with Michelle Ullmann, The SloFunkPump Christmas special and Cooking Show in the Park Trailer with Jolene Sugarbaker.
Among the 2023 special achievement award honorees is Hulu’s Bear; searchlight Menu; Peacock and Hulu bake it; Hulu, The CW and Food Network Canada’s Great chocolate showdown; and Netflix Sunset sale. Other notable honorees and inductees are Padma Lakshmi, Selena Gomez, and Gordon Ramsay.
Honors, including the introduction of the Hall of Fame, will be presented on March 13 at the WGA Theater in Beverly Hills, the first live event since 2020. Winners from the categories are announced. Selection will also be announced before the ceremony in mid-February.