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[07/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Honored with Eight Primetime Emmy Nominations

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL� HONORED WITH EIGHT PRIMETIME EMMY NOMINATIONS

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New Smash Hit "The Colbert Report" Scores First�Year Nominations For Show, Performance, Writing And Directing

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Four�Time Emmy�Winner "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Cited Again For Program, Writing And Directing

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Emmy�Winning Animated Favorite "South Park" Receives Sixth Nomination

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NEW YORK, July 6, 2006�Beating its own personal best of seven, COMEDY CENTRAL earned eight nominations in the 2005�2006 Primetime Emmy Awards competition, it was announced today by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS).

Freshman series "The Colbert Report," with Stephen Colbert assuming a dismissive, Bill O'Reilly�like persona while commenting on the issues of the day, received four Emmy Award nominations during its first season: Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series, Outstanding Individual Performance In A Variety Or Music Program for Colbert's performance and Outstanding Writing For A Music Or Comedy Program. Director Jim Hoskinson was cited for Outstanding Directing For A Variety, Music or Comedy Program.

Seven�time Emmy�winner (three times for program, four times for writing) "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," the network's unique news parody series, is nominated this year in three categories: Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series, Outstanding Writing For A Music Or Comedy Program and Chuck O'Neil, singled out for the third year�in�a�row for Outstanding Directing For A Variety, Music or Comedy Program.

This marks the 18th time "The Daily Show" has been honored with Primetime Emmy nominations. The program is also a two�time winner of the prestigious Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.

"South Park," the adult animation phenomenon, home to Kyle, Stan, Kenny and Cartman, received its sixth nomination for the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program (less than an hour). The program won the Emmy in that category last year.

The Emmy Awards will be presented during two ceremonies. The first, primarily for creative arts categories, will take place on Saturday, August 19, while the balance of the Emmys, primarily for the performing arts, will be announced before a black-tie audience during a primetime telecast (NBC) on Sunday, August 27. Both ceremonies will take place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA.

The following is a complete list of COMEDY CENTRAL's nominations, along with all credited individuals:

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES

The Colbert Report Stephen Colbert, Executive Producer Jon Stewart, Executive Producer Ben Karlin, Executive Producer Allison Silverman, Supervising Producer Rich Dahm, Supervising Producer

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE IN A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM

Stephen Colbert, Host, The Colbert Report

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY PROGRAM

The Colbert Report Allison Silverman, Head Writer; Rich Dahm, Stephen Colbert, Peter Gwinn, Laura Krafft, Michael Brumm, Rob Dubbin, Eric Drysdale, Jay Katsir, Frank Lesser, Writers

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY PROGRAM

Jim Hoskinson, The Colbert Report

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, Co�Executive Producer David Javerbaum, Supervising Producer

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY PROGRAM

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart David Javerbaum, Head Writer; Rachel Axler, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, Stephen Colbert, Eric Drysdale, J.R. Havlan, Scott Jacobson, Ben Karlin, Rob Kutner, Sam Means, Chris Regan, Jason Reich, Jason Ross, Jon Stewart, Writers

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY PROGRAM

Chuck O'Neil, Director, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (For Programming Less Than One Hour)

South Park, "Trapped in the Closet" 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 88 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 www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs, visit COMEDY CENTRAL's press-only website at www.comedycentral.com/press.





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