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[09/19/11 - 11:10 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Wins Five Primetime Emmy(R) Awards for "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," "Futurama" and "thedailyshow.com"
"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.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Comedy Central(R) Wins Five Primetime Emmy(R) Awards for "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," "Futurama" and "thedailyshow.com"

"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

"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

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

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, Sept. 19, 2011 -- COMEDY CENTRAL earned five awards in the 2010-2011 Primetime Emmy(R) 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(R) 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(R) nominations for Outstanding Animated Program, taking home the Emmy in 2002.

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

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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