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Ellie Kemper, Michael Ian Black to host the One Show Awards

Earlier today ‘The One Club’ announced that Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Michael Ian Black (Wet Hot American Summer) will be the hosts of the 43rd Annual One Show Awards.

The awards show honors the best in advertising, design and marketing communications. Ellie will host the awards ceremony on Friday, May 13th at Cipriani Wall Street, and Michael will host the awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 11th at Gotham Hall.

Ellie is currently starring in Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s half-hour comedy for NBC, UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT. Ellie Kemper portrayed ‘Erin Hannon’ on the last 5 seasons of NBC’s series THE OFFICE. Kemper first gained attention with her one-woman show, “Feeling Sad/Mad,” at the UCB Theater. She co-starred in BRIDESMAIDS (Universal) and has also appeared in 21 JUMP STREET (Sony), IDENTITY THIEF (Universal) and SOMEWHERE (Focus Features).

Michael Ian Black has starred in numerous films and TV series, he has also written and/or directed two films. Black is also a published author and commentator. He’s currently starring in TV Land’s “The Gaffigan Show” and Comedy Central’s “Another Period,” both of which are shooting their second seasons. Last summer, he reprised his iconic film role in the first season of the Netflix series, “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.” This May, his third standup comedy special, “Noted Expert,” debuts on Epix. He also recently released his well-reviewed second memoir, “Navel Gazing.”

The One Show takes place during Creative Week (May 9-13). Visit oneshow.org to purchase tickets and to view the complete schedule.