Comedy Central Honored With a Record 18 Primetime Emmy Nominations

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July 18th, 2013


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Eighteen-Time Emmy-Winner “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” Cited for Program,

Writing, Directing, Picture Editing, Technical Direction and Sound Mixing Totaling Six Nominations


Emmy-Winner Hit “The Colbert Report” Scores Six Big Nominations

for Show, Writing, Directing and Picture Editing for Series and Short Form and Sound Mixing


Four-Time Emmy-Winner “South Park” Garners a Nomination for Outstanding Animated Program


“Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs” Cited for Writing


COMEDY CENTRAL Multi-Platform Nominated for “The Daily Show Correspondents Explain”

on and “Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs”



“Key & Peele” Receives a Nomination for Make-Up and “Workaholics” Scores for Stunt Coordination


NEW YORK, July 18, 2013 -- COMEDY CENTRAL earned a record 18 nominations in the 2012-2013 Primetime Emmy® Awards competition.

Eighteen-time Emmy winner (including a record ten consecutive wins for program) “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” is nominated this year in six categories including Outstanding Variety Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series, Outstanding Picture Editing for Short-Form Segments and Variety Specials, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special, and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series.  Chuck O'Neil was singled out for the tenth year in a row for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series.  This brings the grand total of Primetime Emmy nominations for the "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" to 50.  “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" is also a two-time winner of the prestigious Peabody® Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.

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