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Comedy Central Honored with Seven Primetime Emmy Nominations

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Comedy Central Honored with Seven Primetime Emmy Nominations

Comedy Central Honored with Seven Primetime Emmy Nominations

Comedy Central secured seven nominations in the 2016-2017 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards competition with four individual series receiving nominations: Broad City, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Drunk History and South Park. With its 21st season premiering in the fall, five-time Emmy(R)-winner and 19-time nominee South Park scored its 16th nomination for Outstanding Animated Program.

Emmy(R) Award-winning Drunk History set a franchise record with four Primetime Emmy nominations including its third consecutive nomination for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series. Drunk History also earned consecutive nominations for Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Reality Competition and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming, and a first for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series.

Rounding out Comedy Central’s nominations are The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’s Between the Scenes, nominated for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series, and Hack Into Broad City, the digital spinoff of hit series Broad City, with its second consecutive nomination for Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series.

A complete list of Comedy Central’s nominations follows.

COMEDY CENTRAL 2016-2017 PRIMETIME EMMY(R) AWARD NOMINATIONS

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series Drunk History

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series Drunk History

Outstanding Picture Editing For Variety Programming Drunk History

Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Reality Or Reality-Competition Series Drunk History

Outstanding Animated Program South Park

Outstanding Short Form Variety Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – Between The Scenes

Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series Broad City – Hack Into Broad City

Available on-air, online and on-the-go via the Comedy Central App, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom.

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