Comedy Central Wins Five Primetime Emmy Awards

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September 19th, 2011

via press release:

COMEDY CENTRAL® WINS FIVE PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS

FOR "THE Daily Show WITH JON STEWART,"

"Futurama" AND "THEDAILYSHOW.COM"

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"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Scores Again For Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Special

Making It The Show’s Ninth Win And The Longest Consecutive Streak In Emmy History

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"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Also Cited For Outstanding Writing For a Variety, Music Or Comedy Series Bringing The Series’ Emmy Awards Total To 16

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"Futurama" Wins Two Emmys For Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Voice-Over Performance For Maurice LaMarche

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thedailyshow.com Wins For Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format

Live-Action Entertainment Program for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart:

"The Daily Show Correspondents Explain"

NEW YORK, September 19, 2011 -- COMEDY CENTRAL earned five awards in the 2010-2011 Primetime Emmy® Awards competition, announced by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS).

Multiple Emmy-winner "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," the network's unique news parody series, won again this year in the category of Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series and also for Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music or Comedy Series.  This brings the grand total of Primetime Emmys for "The Daily Show" to 16.  This is the series’ seventh win for Writing and, with nine consecutive wins for Program, makes "The Daily Show’s" record of consecutive wins the longest in Emmy history.  The program is also a two-time winner of the prestigious Peabody® Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.

In its return to original episodes after approximately an eight-year break, "Futurama" scored two Emmy wins for Outstanding Animated Program for the episode "The Late Philip J. Fry," as well as an Emmy for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for Maurice LaMarche.  The series previously aired for five seasons on Fox (1999 to 2003), earning four Emmy® nominations for Outstanding Animated Program, taking home the Emmy in 2002.

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thedailyshow.com received an Emmy for Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: "The Daily Show Correspondents Explain."  This is the sites' third nomination and first win.

The Emmy Awards were presented in two ceremonies.  The first, primarily for creative arts categories, took place on Saturday, September 10, while 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 18.  Both ceremonies took place at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, CA.

The following is a complete list of COMEDY CENTRAL's wins with all credited individuals.

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - Comedy Central - Central Productions, LLC

 

Jon Stewart, Executive Producer/Host

Rory Albanese, Executive Producer

Josh Lieb, Executive Producer

Kahane Cooperman, Co-Executive Producer

Steve Bodow, Co-Executive Producer

Jennifer Flanz, Co-Executive Producer

Jim Margolis, Co-Executive Producer

Pamela DePace, Supervising Producer

Hillary Kun, Supervising Producer

Adam Lowitt, Supervising Producer

Jill Katz, Producer

 

 

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – Comedy Central – Central Productions, LLC

 

Steve Bodow, Head Writer

Tim Carvell, Head Writer

Rory Albanese, Writer

Kevin Bleyer, Writer

Rich Blomquist, Writer

Wyatt Cenac, Writer

Hallie Haglund, Writer

JR Havlan, Writer

Elliott Kalan, Writer

Josh Lieb, Writer

Sam Means, Writer

Jo Miller, Writer

John Oliver, Writer

Daniel Radosh, Writer

Jason Ross, Writer

Jon Stewart, Writer

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OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (For Programming One Hour or Less)

Futurama, "The Late Philip J. Fry" – Comedy Central

 

Matt Groening, Executive Producer

David X. Cohen, Executive Producer

Ken Keeler, Executive Producer

Dan Vebber, Co-Executive Producer

Patric M. Verrone, Co-Executive Producer

Josh Weinstein, Co-Executive Producer

Eric Horsted, Co-Executive Producer

Michael Rowe, Co-Executive Producer

Lee Supercinski, Produced by

Claudia Katz, Produced by

Gregg Vanzo, Animation Executive Producer

Lewis Morton, Written by

Peter Avanzino, Supervising Director/Directed by

Scott Vanzo, Director of Computer Graphics

Ira Sherak, Assistant Director

 

 

OUTSTANDING VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE

Maurice LaMarche as Lrr & Orson Welles

Futurama

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OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS - SHORT-FORMAT LIVE-ACTION ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: "The Daily Show Correspondents Explain" - thedailyshow.com

 

Steve Grimes, Executive Producer

Rachel Maceiras, Senior Producer

Nick Poppy, Producer

Judi Stroh, Producer

 
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