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[09/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
Comedy Central Honored with Two Additional Primetime Emmy Awards, Bringing '05 Total to Three

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central Honored With Two Additional Primetime Emmy Awards, Bringing '05 Total To Three

"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Cited For Program And Writing

"South Park" Named Outstanding Animated Program At September 11 Ceremony

NEW YORK, September 19, 2005 -- COMEDY CENTRAL earned two more Emmys in the 2004-2005 Primetime Emmy Awards competition, both for its hit show "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," it was announced last night by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," the network's unique news parody series, was honored for the third time with the Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series. The show's second Emmy of the night went to the writing team. This marks the fourth year that the writing team for the Peabody Award-winning "Daily Show" was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program.

The wins give "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" a total of seven Primetime Emmys and 15 nominations over its six years.

The Emmy Awards were presented during two ceremonies. The first, primarily for creative arts categories, took place on Sunday, September 11 with COMEDY CENTRAL's animated hit show "South Park" winning the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program (less than an hour). The balance of the Emmys, primarily for the performing arts, were announced before a black-tie audience during a primetime telecast (CBS) on Sunday, September 18. Both ceremonies took place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA.

The following is a complete list of COMEDY CENTRAL's Emmy winners, including the September 11 ceremony, along with all credited individuals:

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart, Executive Producer

Ben Karlin, Executive Producer

Stewart Bailey, Co-Executive Producer

Kahane Corn, Supervising Producer

David Javerbaum, Supervising Producer

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY PROGRAM

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

David Javerbaum, Head Writer; Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, Stephen Colbert, Eric Drysdale, J.R. Havlan, Scott Jacobson, Ben Karlin, Rob Kutner, Chris Regan, Jason Reich, Jason Ross, Jon Stewart, Writers

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (For Programming Less Than One Hour)

South Park, "Best Friends Forever"

Trey Parker, Executive Producer, Writer, Director

Matt Stone, Executive Producer

Anne Garefino, Executive Producer

Frank C. Agnone II, Producer

Jennifer Howell, Supervising Producer

Eric Stough, Director of Animation

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 87 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered trademark of Comedy Partners. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is http://www.comedycentral.com.





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