COMEDY CENTRAL®
WINS FIVE PRIMETIME EMMY®
AWARDS FOR "THE COLBERT REPORT,"
"SOUTH PARK," "THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART," AND comedycentral.com's
"NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS: AMERICA COMES TOGETHER FOR AUTISM PROGRAMS"

  • "The Colbert Report" Scores Its First Emmy Win for "Outstanding Variety Series"
    "The Colbert Report" Also Earns an Emmy in the "Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series" Category
    Five-Time Emmy-Winner "South Park" Garners a Win for "Outstanding Animated Program"
    "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Wins in the Picture Editing Category
    COMEDY CENTRAL Wins an Emmy for Outstanding Interactive Program for
    "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs"
    on comedycentral.com
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NEW YORK, September 23, 2013 — COMEDY CENTRAL received five awards in the

2012-2013 Primetime Emmy® Awards competition, as awarded by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

(ATAS).

The Colbert Report” received its first Primetime Emmy win in the

“Outstanding Variety Series” category. The hit series also won in the “Outstanding Writing for a Variety

Series” category. “The Colbert Report” has already garnered two prior Emmy wins in the writing category and

has been nominated in the show, writing and directing categories for eight consecutive years, bringing its

total number of nominations to 34. The show has also twice been honored with the prestigious Peabody® Award

for Excellence in Broadcasting.

South Park” wins again in the “Outstanding Animated Program”

category for the “Raising the Bar” episode. The hit animated show has already received four Emmys in this

category and has won the prestigious Peabody® Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.

Multiple Emmy-winner “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” the

network’s unique news parody, won an Emmy for Outstanding Picture Editing for Short-Form Segments and Variety

Specials, Einar Westerlund, Editor. This brings the grand total of Primetime Emmys for “The Daily Show” to 19.

The program is also a two-time winner of the prestigious Peabody® Award for Excellence in

Broadcasting.

COMEDY CENTRAL also received a win in the Outstanding Interactive Program category for “Night of Too Many

Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs” on www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned

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