or


[07/19/12 - 12:32 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Honored With 12 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations
"Futurama" received two nods: Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Voice-Over Category for Maurice LaMarche.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central(R) Honored With 12 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations

Sixteen-Time Emmy-Winner "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Cited For Program, Writing, Directing, and Picture Editing Totaling Four Nominations

Emmy-Winner Hit "The Colbert Report" Scores Four Big Nominations For Show, Writing, Directing and Picture Editing

Three-Time Emmy Winner "Futurama" Garners Two Nominations

"6 Days to Air: The Making of 'South Park'" Scores Nomination for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special

Comedy Central Digital Media Nominated for "The Daily Show Correspondents Explain" on thedailyshow.com

NEW YORK, July 19, 2012 -- Comedy Central earned 12 nominations in the 2011-2012 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards competition.

Sixteen-time Emmy winner (including a record nine consecutive wins for program) "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" is nominated this year in four categories, including Outstanding Variety Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Chuck O'Neil was singled out for the ninth year-in-a-row for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series. The show was also nominated for Outstanding Picture Editing for Short Form Segments and Variety Specials. This brings the grand total of Primetime Emmy nominations for the "The Daily Show" to 44. "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" is also a two-time winner of the prestigious Peabody(R) Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.

"The Colbert Report" received four Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Variety Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series, a category in which it won its first Emmy in 2008, and director Jim Hoskinson was cited for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series. The show was also nominated for Outstanding Picture Editing for Short Form Segments and Variety Specials. The series has been nominated in the show, writing and directing categories for seven consecutive years and its total number of nominations now stands at 28. The show has also twice been honored with the prestigious Peabody(R) Award for Excellence in Broadcasting

Comedy Central Digital Media also received a nomination for Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program for "The Daily Show Correspondents Explain" on thedailyshow.com. The division has garnered one Emmy and five nominations the category.

"6 Days to Air: The Making of 'South Park'" was nominated for "Outstanding Non-Fiction Special." The exclusive behind-the scenes documentary by Arthur Bradford shot at the South Park Studios in Los Angeles chronicles the rigorous process of producing the iconic series in under a week.

Three-time Emmy winner "Futurama" earned a nomination for Outstanding Animated Program for the episode "The Tip of the Zoidberg," as well as a nomination in the Outstanding Voice-Over Category for Maurice LaMarche. The series has aired for two seasons on Comedy Central earning two Emmy wins last year and previously aired for five seasons on Fox (1999 to 2003) earning four Emmy nominations for Outstanding Animated Program, taking home the Emmy in 2002.

The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented in two ceremonies. The first, primarily for creative arts categories, will take place on Saturday, September 15, while the balance of the Emmys, primarily for the performing arts, will be announced before a black-tie audience during a primetime telecast on ABC on Sunday, September 23 at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, CA.

The following is a complete list of Comedy Central's nominations.

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SERIES
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SERIES
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Tim Carvell, Head Writer, Rory Albanese, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Wyatt Cenac, Hallie Haglund, JR Havlan, Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, Jo Miller, John Oliver, Zhubin Parang, Daniel Radosh, Jason Ross, Jon Stewart, Writers

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SERIES
Chuck O'Neil, Director, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR SHORT-FORM SEGMENTS AND VARIETY SPECIALS
Eric Davies, Editor, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SERIES
The Colbert Report

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SERIES
The Colbert Report Barry Julien, Head Writer, Stephen Colbert, Tom Purcell, Richard Dahm, Michael Brumm, Rob Dubbin, Opus Moreschi, Peter Gwinn, Jay Katsir, Frank Lesser, Glenn Eichler, Meredith Scardino, Max Werner, Eric Drysdale, Scott Sherman, Dan Guterman, Paul Dinello, Writers

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SERIES
James Hoskinson, Director, The Colbert Report

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR SHORT-FORM SEGMENTS AND VARIETY SPECIALS
Andrew Matheson, Editor, The Colbert Report

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM
Futurama, "The Tip of the Zoidberg"

OUTSTANDING VOICE OVER PERFORMANCE Maurice LaMarche as Clamps, Donbot, Hyperchicken, Calculon, Hedonismbot &
Morbo, Futurama

OUTSTANDING NON-FICTION SPECIAL
6 Days To Air: The Making Of South Park

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS - SHORT-FORMAT LIVE-ACTION ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMS
thedailyshow.com, The Daily Show Correspondents Explain

Available on-air, online and on-the-go, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB).

Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) is home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in more than 160 countries and territories. With approximately 170 media networks reaching more than 600 million global subscribers, Viacom's leading brands include MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, Spike TV and Tr3s. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio and creator of many of the most beloved motion pictures, continues today as a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. Viacom operates a large portfolio of branded digital media experiences, including many of the world's most popular properties for entertainment, community and casual online gaming. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com.





  [july 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· FUTURAMA (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)





[09/18/14 - 09:32 AM]
TVGN (TV Guide Network) to Rebrand as "POP" - New Brand to Launch in First Quarter 2015
POP is billed as "a multi-platform destination dedicated to celebrating the fun of being a fan."

[09/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
BBC America Presents the 2014 Britannia Awards Honorees
BAFTA Los Angeles will honor Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Mike Leigh and Dame Judi Dench at this year's awards ceremony.

[09/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Got Talent" Finale, "Laura" Premiere
The Peacock easily leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Comedy Central's "@midnight" Joins New York Comedy Festival Lineup, Will Tape and Air Week of Shows in NYC
The social media sensation joins the stellar lineup of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival to tape a week of shows which will air Monday, November 3 through Thursday, November 6.

[09/18/14 - 06:09 AM]
Darrell Hammond to Serve as New Announcer for "Saturday Night Live"
Hammond will take over the role from the late Don Pardo.

[09/18/14 - 05:54 AM]
Aubrey Plaza to Be Voice of Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever" Premiering November 29
The infamous kitty with the hilariously woeful but endearing facial expression stars in her very own live-action Christmas movie this holiday season.

[09/17/14 - 10:00 PM]
Winner Voted of NBC's Hit Summer Series "America's Got Talent"
The winner will headline "America's Got Talent Live" at The AXIS Powered by Monster at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas (September 26 and 27).

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
ABC Family's "100 Days Until Christmas" Campaign a Social Media Hit on Facebook
"Pretty Little Liars" continues to be dominate on Twitter, ranking as TV's #1 most-tweeted TV drama series of Summer 2014.

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
The Viral Video Show That Started It All, "America's Funniest Home Videos," Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Maker Studios Content Partnership Anchored by Original Clip Show "ShayFV" Starring Shay Carl
The original content initiative extends an existing relationship between Vin Di Bona Productions and Maker Studios.

[09/17/14 - 01:34 PM]
Former President Bill Clinton to Appear on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Thursday, September 18 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
President Clinton will preside over the 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, which takes place next week (September 21-24) in New York City.

[09/17/14 - 01:33 PM]
A+E Networks(R) Hits 22 Million Downloads with TV Everywhere Apps
The free, ad-supported TV Everywhere apps offer fans access to full episodes, movies and exclusive clips of their favorite A+E Networks HD programming.

[09/17/14 - 12:44 PM]
TBS to Celebrate 20 Years of "Friends" with 20-Episode Marathon on Sept. 22
"We're thrilled to be celebrating Friends' 20th anniversary by giving fans the chance to choose their favorite episodes for TBS's 20-episode marathon," said Phil Oppenheim.

[09/17/14 - 12:38 PM]
SundanceTV Celebrates Academy(R) Award Winner Danny Boyle
In honor of his upcoming series "Babylon," SundanceTV is featuring an evening-long celebration of the renowned director, including the original long form episode that inspired the series of the same name.

[09/17/14 - 12:24 PM]
HGTV's "Love It or List It" Begins Production in Raleigh-Durham
Producers at Big Coat Productions are actively seeking potential homeowners who are torn between renovating their existing home and relocating to a new residence.

[09/17/14 - 12:16 PM]
TV Land Hosts a Two-Day Marathon for the 30th Anniversary of "The Cosby Show"
The marathon begins Saturday, September 20 at 2pm with fan favorite episode, "How Ugly Is He?"