COMEDY CENTRAL®
HONORED WITH A RECORD 18 PRIMETIME EMMY®
NOMINATIONS

  • 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 thedailyshow.com and "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs"
    on comedycentral.com
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    "Key &
    Peele" Receives a Nomination for Make-Up and "Workaholics" Scores for Stunt Coordination
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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.

The Colbert Report” received six 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 Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series,

Outstanding Picture Editing for Short Form Segments and Variety Specials and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a

Variety Series or Special. The series has been nominated in the show, writing and directing categories for eight

consecutive years and its total number of nominations now stands at 34. The show has also twice been honored

with the prestigious Peabody® Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.

COMEDY CENTRAL Multi-Platform also

received a nomination for Outstanding Special Class – Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program for “The

Daily Show Correspondents Explain” on comedycentral.com. The

division has garnered one Emmy and seven nominations.

Four-time Emmy-winner “South Park” earned a nomination in the Outstanding Animated Program

category for the “Raising the Bar” episode. It also has won the prestigious Peabody® Award for Excellence in

Broadcasting.

Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs” received a

nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. The COMEDY CENTRAL star-studded autism benefit featured

taped segments from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, surprise appearances from Sting, Louis CK and Ben

Stiller and an inspiring and moving duet of “Firework” between Katy Perry and 11-year old Jodi DiPiazza. The

show also included additional live wrap-arounds hosted by Stewart from “The Daily Show” studio, including a

celebrity phone bank.

Key &

Peele
” and “Workaholics” received their first

Emmy nominations. “Key & Peele” garnered a nomination for Outstanding Make-up for a Multi-Camera Series or

Special (Non-Prosthetic) and Jim Vickers was cited for a nomination for “Workaholics” in the Outstanding Stunt

Coordination for a Comedy Series or Variety Program category.

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards will be

presented in two ceremonies. The first, primarily for creative arts categories, will take place on Sunday,

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 CBS on Sunday, September 22 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 Colbert Report

The Daily Show

with Jon Stewart

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series
The Colbert Report
Opus

Moreschi, Head Writer, Stephen Colbert, Tom Purcell, Rich Dahm, Barry Julien, Michael Brumm, Rob Dubbin, Jay

Katsir, Frank Lesser, Glenn Eichler, Meredith Scardino, Max Werner, Eric Drysdale, Dan Guterman, Paul Dinello,

Nate Charny, Bobby Mort, Writers

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Tim Carvell, Head Writer, Rory

Albanese, Kevin Bleyer, Steve Bodow, Travon Free, Hallie Haglund, JR Havlan, Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, Jo Miller,

John Oliver, Zhubin Parang, Daniel Radosh, Jason Ross, Lauren Sarver, Jon Stewart,

Writers

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special
Night Of Too Many Stars: America

Comes Together For Autism Programs
Eric Slovin, Head Writer, Doug Abeles, Ethan T. Berlin, Luke Cunningham,

RJ Fried, Dan Klein, Eric Ledgin, Doug Lieblich, Daniel Mirk, Craig Rowin, Robert Smigel,

Writers

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series
James Hoskinson, Director, The

Colbert Report

Chuck O’Neil, Director, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Outstanding

Special Class – Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs

thedailyshow.com, The Daily Show

Correspondents Explain – Comedy Central Digital Media – Steve Grimes, Executive Producer, Rachel Maceiras,

Supervising Producer, Courtney Powell, Producer

Outstanding Interactive Program

comedycentral.com, Night Of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs – Comedy Central Digital

Media production – Robert Smigel, Executive Producer, Steve Grimes, Executive Producer, Shaw Bowman, Supervising

Producer, Akash Goyal, Senior Producer, Mike Henneberger, Producer

Outstanding Animated

Program

South Park, “Raising The Bar”

Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing For A

Comedy Series

Christein Aromando, Andrew Matheson, Editors, The Colbert

Report

Outstanding Picture Editing For Short-Form Segments And Variety Specials
Jason

Baker, Editor, The Colbert Report

Einar Westerlund, Editor, The Daily Show with Jon

Stewart

Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic
Scott

Wheeler, Department Head Makeup Artist, Suzy Diaz, Key Makeup Artist, Key & Peele

Outstanding

Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special

Todd Kilponen, Audio Mixer, Bob Walker, Robert Selito,

Front of House Mixers, Jay Vicari, Music Mixer, The Colbert Report

Tim Lester, Production Mixer, Horst

Hartmann, Monitor Mixer, Rocky Magistro, PA Mixer, Jay Vicari, Music Mixer, The Daily Show with Jon

Stewart

Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Comedy Series Or A Variety Program
Jim

Vickers, Stunt Coordinator, Workaholics

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control

For A Series

Andre Allen, Technical Director, Tom Dowling, Tim Quigley, Phil Salanto, Rich York,

Franco Coello, Cameras, Paul Ranieri, Video Control, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

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