[09/19/16 - 10:11 AM]
Comedy Central Wins Four Primetime Emmys Led by "Key & Peele's" Emmy for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
The critically acclaimed "Key & Peele" capped off its five season run with its first Emmy Award wins, for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series and Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special.

[via press release from Comedy Central]


"Key & Peele" Also Awarded for Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special

Social Media Sensation "@midnight With Chris Hardwick" Takes Home Its Second Consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media - Social TV Experience

"Inside Amy Schumer's" Ryan McFaul Receives the Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series

NEW YORK, September 19, 2016 - Comedy Central earned four awards at last night's 2015-2016 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Ceremony. The #1 brand in comedy scored back-to-back wins in the Variety Sketch Series, Directing for a Variety Series, and Interactive Media - Social TV Experience categories.

The critically acclaimed "Key & Peele" capped off its five season run with its first Emmy Award wins, for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series and Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special.

Comedy Central's hit late night series and multiplatform powerhouse "@midnight with Chris Hardwick" was also honored with its second consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media - Social TV Experience.

"Inside Amy Schumer's" Ryan McFaul earned an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series - the franchise's third win overall.

The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards were presented in three ceremonies. The first two, primarily for creative arts categories, took place on Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11, while the balance of the Emmys, primarily for the performing arts, and were announced last night before a black-tie audience during a primetime telecast (ABC). All ceremonies took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA.

The following is a complete list of Comedy Central's Emmy wins:

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series "Key & Peele" Keegan-Michael Key, Executive Producer; Jordan Peele, Executive Producer; Jay Martel, Executive Producer; Ian Roberts, Executive Producer;Peter Principato, Executive Producer; Paul Young, Executive Producer; Joel Zadak, Executive Producer; Peter Atencio, Co-Executive Producer; Linda Morel, Producer

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series Ryan McFaul, Director; "Inside Amy Schumer," "Madonna/Whore"

Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media - Social TV Experience @midnight with Chris Hardwick Chris Hardwick, Executive Producer/Host; Jack Martin, Executive Producer; Joe Farrell, Executive Producer; Christopher D'Elia, Producer; Serious Business

Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic) Scott Wheeler, Department Head Makeup Artist; Suzy Diaz, Key Makeup Artist; Jason Hamer, Key Makeup Artist; Natalie Thimm, Key Makeup Artist; Michael Blake, Key Makeup Artist; "Key & Peele," "Y'all Ready For This?"

  [september 2016]  


[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 12:27 PM]
BBC America Debuts New Original Co-Production "Undercover" with Two-Night Premiere Event in November
Look for said event on Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:47 AM]
TLC's "Little People, Big World" Returns with the Roloffs Facing a Whole New Reality
Season 12 rolls out Tuesday, November 22 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[10/20/16 - 11:45 AM]
GSN Adds "Wheel of Fortune" to Daytime Schedule Beginning Monday, October 24
In addition, GSN Games has launched Wheel of Fortune(R) Slots: The Ultimate Collection, a new mobile app bringing together a variety of stunning Wheel of Fortune-themed slots games and authentic elements from the TV show.

[10/20/16 - 11:14 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Season of Hit Series "Wahlburgers" November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes on Wednesday nights beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:04 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Announces 8 Returning Chefs Vying for Redemption on the New Season Premiering Thursday, Dec. 1 at 10PM ET/PT
It's the ultimate challenge of old blood versus new, on the Emmy and James Beard Award winning series, as the chefs head to Charleston to battle it out alongside eight talented "Top Chef" newcomers.

[10/20/16 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Orders "Salvation," A New Event Series for Broadcast in Summer 2017
A suspense thriller, the series centers on an MIT grad student and a tech superstar who bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery - that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.

[10/20/16 - 09:07 AM]
Rise and 'Shine... Discovery's "Moonshiners" Returns Tuesday, November 15 at 9PM ET/PT
This season these master whiskey makers are putting everything on the line to evolve their craft and take their handmade liquor to the next level.

[10/20/16 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet leads the night with its coverage of The Third Presidential Debate.

[10/20/16 - 08:33 AM]
Award-Winning Comedian Ricky Gervais Brings Brent Back! David Brent: Life on the Road Premieres on Netflix February 10, 2017
Directed, written and produced by award-winning, comedic genius Gervais, David Brent: Life on the Road sees a documentary crew catching up with the idiosyncratic David Brent from the BBC2's mockumentary "The Office."

[10/20/16 - 07:48 AM]
"Outrageous Acts of Science" Returns to Science Channel for an All New Season October 26 at 9PM
The all-new episodes show mind-blowing displays of science in action while counting down the week's Top 20 videos.

[10/20/16 - 07:35 AM]
OneRepublic to Rock Rotterdam at the 2016 MTV EMAs
The multi-platinum pop-rock quintet will join host Bebe Rehxa and previously-announced performers Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Lukas Graham and Zara Larsson on stage.

[10/20/16 - 07:14 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Season 2 Slays Records as the Most Viewed Season of a Logo Original Series to Date
Plus: look for a reunion special on October 27 and "Season 6 RuVealed" on November 3.