[08/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Honored with Two Primetime Emmy Awards

[via press release from Comedy Central]



Seven�time Winner "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Adds Two Emmys

For Program And Writing For Nine Emmy Total


NEW YORK, August 28, 2006�COMEDY CENTRAL earned two awards in the 2005�2006 Primetime Emmy Awards competition, it was announced last night by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS).

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, won two more Emmys, bringing its overall Emmy total to nine: The fourth year in a row for Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series and the fifth overall win for Outstanding Writing For A Music Or Comedy Program.

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

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


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


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

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 Viacom Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered trademark of Comedy Partners. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is www.comedycentral.com.

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