[09/17/07 - 04:37 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Honored with Two Primetime Emmy Awards
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" took home Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series for the fifth year in a row.

[via press release from Comedy Central]



Nine-Time Winner "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Adds An Emmy (Program) For A 10 Emmy Total


Outrageous Animated Favorite "South Park" Scores Second Emmy Win At September 8 Ceremony


NEW YORK, September 17, 2007 -- COMEDY CENTRAL earned two more awards in the 2006 -2007 Primetime Emmy Awards competition, it was announced last night by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS).

Nine-time Emmy-winner (four times for program, five times for writing) "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," the network's unique news parody series, won one more Emmy, bringing its overall Emmy total into the double digits, including the fifth year in a row for Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series.

The Emmy Awards were presented during two ceremonies. The first, primarily for creative arts categories, took place on Sunday, September 8 with COMEDY CENTRAL's hit animated 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 (FOX) on Sunday, September 16. Both ceremonies took place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA.

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


The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart, Executive Producer
Ben Karlin, Executive Producer
David Javerbaum, Executive Producer
Kahane Corn, Co-Executive Producer
Josh Lieb, Co-Executive Producer
Rory Albanese, Supervising Producer
Jim Margolis, Supervising Producer

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (For Programming Less Than One Hour)

South Park, "Make Love, Not Warcraft"
Trey Parker, Executive Producer, Writer, Director
Matt Stone, Executive Producer
Anne Garefino, Executive Producer
Frank C. Agnone II, Supervising Producer
Kyle McCulloch, Producer
Eric Stough, Director of Animation

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.

  [september 2007]  


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