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[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]

COMEDY CENTRAL(R) WINS FOUR PRIMETIME EMMY(R) AWARDS LED BY "KEY & PEELE'S" EMMY FOR OUTSTANDING VARIETY SKETCH SERIES

"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?"





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[09/28/16 - 02:03 PM]
VH1 and Freeform Acquire All Five Seasons of "The Mindy Project" from NBCUniversal's Universal Television
The show will begin airing on both networks in October and episodes will also be available on the VH1 and Freeform apps.

[09/28/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Cable Productions Signs Development Deal with Alfred Hitchcock Estate
"Welcome to Hitchcock" is a new original anthology series will focus on a single season-long mystery or crime in the spirit of the classic Hitchcock style and legacy.

[09/28/16 - 02:00 PM]
"You're the Worst" Picked Up for Fourth Season on FXX
"Expertly written, brilliantly acted, 'You're the Worst' continues to be hilarious and excellent," said Eric Schrier.

[09/28/16 - 01:03 PM]
Bravo Media Serves Up a Double Dose of Sass as "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and "Married to Medicine" Return on Sunday, November 6
Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Phaedra Parks, Porsha Williams and Shereè Whitfield are all due back on the former series.

[09/28/16 - 12:36 PM]
"The Durrells in Corfu," Premieres 10/16 on "Masterpiece" on PBS
Keeley Hawes stars as an intrepid widow who decamps from dreary 1930's England to a sun-dappled Greek island with her four recalcitrant children.

[09/28/16 - 12:10 PM]
Young-at-Heart Seniors Take Center Stage as NBC Orders "Little Big Shots: Forever Young" to Series
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[09/28/16 - 12:01 PM]
Drama Series "Westworld" Debuts Oct. 2 on HBO
Created for television by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, both of whom are executive producing and writing, with Nolan directing, the series is based on the 1973 film "Westworld," written by Michael Crichton.

[09/28/16 - 12:00 PM]
Starz App Launches on Xbox One
Its intuitive content discovery design and navigation offers ease of use and a compelling user experience, regardless of how the consumer purchased a subscription to Starz.

[09/28/16 - 10:20 AM]
OWN Delivers Its Highest-Rated, Most-Watched and Highest-Ranked Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/28/16 - 09:56 AM]
Celebrate National Coffee Day on Thursday, September 29th with Crackle's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee"
Crackle's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" with Jerry Seinfeld, recently wrapped up its eighth season and received a Primetime Emmy(R) nomination this year for Outstanding Variety Talk Series.

[09/28/16 - 09:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "The Voice," "This Is Us"
The newcomer posts big gains from the Peacock's audience a year ago.

[09/28/16 - 09:24 AM]
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[09/28/16 - 09:19 AM]
ESPN to Exclusively Televise the 2016 MLB National League Wild Card Game
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[09/28/16 - 09:06 AM]
History(R) Honors Veterans Day with Special Marathon Event of the New Original Series, "The Warfighters"
The marathon event will be hosted by executive producer Peter Berg and veteran Special Forces Green Beret Bert Kuntz.

[09/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
"nugs.net Live Stash" Premieres on MTV Live This Sunday Night
The Live Stash debuts with jam-tronica giants The Disco Biscuits this Sunday, followed by Widespread Panic at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre next week.