or


[08/09/07 - 09:50 PM]
Comedy Central(R) and Atomfilms(R) Announce the Winner of Second Annual User-Generated Broadband Video Competition "Comedy Central Test Pilots"
The grand prize winner, "Super Sam," as determined by the online voting, will receive $5,000 and the potential for a development deal to produce an episodic broadband series.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL� AND ATOMFILMS� ANNOUNCE THE WINNER OF SECOND ANNUAL USER-GENERATED BROADBAND VIDEO COMPETITION "COMEDY CENTRAL TEST PILOTS"

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

"Super Sam" Selected By comedycentral.com Users As The Grand Prize Winner Of "COMEDY CENTRAL Test Pilots"

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

"Super Sam" Pilot To Be Featured On-Air In COMEDY CENTRAL's Late Night Series "Web Shows"

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

To View "Super Sam" Click On The comedycentral.com And AtomFilms.com Links Below http://www.comedycentral.com/motherload/index.jhtml?ml_video=89359

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

NEW YORK, August 9, 2007 � COMEDY CENTRAL and AtomFilms, both divisions of Viacom's (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTVN Entertainment Group, announced today that "Super Sam" is the grand prize winner of the second annual "COMEDY CENTRAL Test Pilots," an online competition in search of the next big broadband show. In addition to being featured on comedycentral.com and atomfilms.com, "Super Sam," from Wilmington, North Carolina creator Brent Triplett, will also be featured on-air in COMEDY CENTRAL's late night series "Web Shows."

"COMEDY CENTRAL continues to be in the forefront of creating, discovering and showcasing original broadband content," said Lou Wallach, SVP, original programming and development, COMEDY CENTRAL. "By partnering with AtomFilms, the preeminent broadband entertainment studio, we were able to both broaden our audience as well as tap into an even greater wealth of creative and imaginative talent. We applaud the comedycentral.com and atomfilms.com audience for their submissions, participation and selection of the �Test Pilots' grand prize winner �Super Sam.'"

"COMEDY CENTRAL's Test Pilots" accepted submissions from June 1 through July 10, 2007. COMEDY CENTRAL partnered with AtomFilms as the exclusive destination to upload and share their one-to-five-minute pilots. During the competition, COMEDY CENTRAL chose a series of "staff picks" and those pilots were featured on both comedycentral.com and AtomFilms.com. The panel of judges, which consisted of COMEDY CENTRAL and AtomFilms executives, narrowed down the entries to four semi-finalists. Viewers then voted online at comedycental.com for their favorite pilot. The grand prize winner, "Super Sam," as determined by the online voting, will receive $5000.00 and the potential for a development deal with COMEDY CENTRAL to produce an episodic broadband series. In addition, "Super Sam" will air on COMEDY CENTRAL's late night series "Web Shows." Last year's winner, "Awesome Friends" was signed for a six episode broadband series deal.

"COMEDY CENTRAL Test Pilots" is sponsored by the new Subway Fresh Fit Meals.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 91 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of VIACOM Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Press Central, COMEDY CENTRAL's press Web site at www.comedycentral.com/press.

A 2007 Webby Award finalist, AtomFilms is unique among online video services, licensing and developing original content in partnership with filmmakers and animators. Since pioneering the online video category in 1998, AtomFilms has attracted a loyal audience of millions of users with its consistently outstanding short-form programming. AtomFilms compensates filmmakers and animators based on revenues generated from its advertising and distribution businesses, and its payments to creators have totaled millions of dollars. AtomFilms is a division of VIACOM Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks.





  [august 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











[10/20/14 - 03:29 PM]
"Gold Rush" Season Five Premiere Tops Cable Television on Friday
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/20/14 - 02:02 PM]
John Ondrasik of Five for Fighting to Perform Original Song for 100th Episode Of "Hawaii Five-0," Nov. 7
The song, titled "All For One," will premiere during the broadcast of the milestone episode.

[10/20/14 - 01:20 PM]
CMT's Highest-Rated Series Ever "Party Down South" Keeps the Party Going This Holiday Season with Two All-New, One-Hour Specials
"Party Down South: Drunksgiving" airs Thursday, November 20 followed by "Party Down South: Christmas Hangover" on Thursday, December 18.

[10/20/14 - 01:19 PM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight Seven New Series
"America's Most Desperate Kitchens," "Log Cabin Living," "Shalina Joy Project" and "Real Estate Riches" are on tap at the former while "First Time Flippers," "Miami Rehab" and "The Treehouse Guys" are coming to the latter.

[10/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
Discovery Fit & Health Pulls Back the White Curtain on Outrageous Medical Emergencies When "Untold Stories of the ER" Returns with the Craziest Cases Special and 100th Episode
The 100th episode kicks off all-new episodes, beginning Friday, November 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
Three Families Are "Risking It All" for a Life Off the Grid
TLC's latest original series premieres Tuesday, November 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
"Real World: Skeletons" Set to Premiere December 16, 2014 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on MTV
This season, the series begins in the traditional way with seven strangers moving into an old nightclub turned fabulous urban loft in Chicago's West Loop, but each of these roommates has skeletons in their closets.

[10/20/14 - 12:18 PM]
USA Network Orders Third Season of Breakout Comedic Reality Series "Chrisley Knows Best"
Plus: look for a half-hour "Chrisley" holiday special set for this December.

[10/20/14 - 12:10 PM]
Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor to Perform Duets with Top Country Acts on "The 48th Annual CMA Awards"
Grande will be joining two-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town for an on-air collaboration.

[10/20/14 - 11:51 AM]
ABC Family Invites Fans to Tweet the "Dearly Departed" During a Halloween Special of "Pretty Little Liars," Airing Tuesday, October 21
Janel Parrish ("Mona"), Andrea Parker ("Mrs. DiLaurentis") and Bryce Johnson ("Det. Darren Wilden") will live tweet with fans during the East Coast broadcast.

[10/20/14 - 11:49 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Premieres Thursday, October 30th at 8:00PM ET/PT
The series takes a closer look at two major entertainment stories that are making headlines today: the Transgender movement and Depression in Comedians.

[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 11:04 AM]
A Wedding, a Breakup and a Divorce?! Don't Miss the "Total Divas" Mid-Season Finale Sunday, October 26 at 9pm ET on E!
Plus: WWE(R) Diva Alicia Fox(TM) and WWE Diva Paige(TM) joint the cast when new episodes resume Sunday, January 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Freshman Dramas Post Strong Second-Week Live +7-Day Lifts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 10:40 AM]
Pizza Aficionados Sal Basille and Francis Garcia Return to Travel the Country on a Culinary Expedition in Cooking Channel's "Pizza Masters"
The six-episode series launches Friday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.