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Two Emmys for Jon Stewart The Daily Show

September 22, 2009

Two Emmys for Jon Stewart The Daily Show

LOS ANGELES (RPRN) 09/22/09 — The Daily Show Wins 2009 Emmys for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series and for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series

By Robin Rowe

According to Comedy Central The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, he has the best f#@king news team ever, bringing the news unburdened by objectivity, journalistic integrity or even accuracy. The satirical news series took two Emmy Awards tonight. That brings the show to 13 wins and 32 nominations in ten years. It’s also won the Peabody Award.

The Daily Show looks at news, trends, pop culture, current events, politics, sports and entertainment with an alternative point of view. Anchorman Jon Stewart and a team of correspondents, including Aasif Mandvi, Wyatt Cenac, John Oliver, Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, cover the day’s important news events.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central is produced by Central Productions, LLC. Jon Stewart, Host/Executive Producer; David Javerbaum, Executive Producer; Rory Albanese, Executive Producer; Josh Lieb, Executive Producer; Kahane Corn, Co-Executive Producer; Jennifer Flanz, Supervising Producer; Jim Margolis, Supervising Producer; Steve Bodow, Supervising Producer; Adam Lowitt, Supervising Producer; Jill Katz, Producer.

2009 EMMY NOMINEES FOR OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES

THE COLBERT REPORT, COMEDY CENTRAL

First eligible year: 2006

Years nominated in Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Nominations this year: 3

Total: 15 nominations, 1 win

THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART, COMEDY CENTRAL

First eligible year: 1999

Years nominated in Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Years won as Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Nominations this year: 5

Total: 32 nominations, 13 wins

LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, CBS

First eligible year: 1994

Years nominated in Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Years won as Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

Nominations this year: 5

Total: 64 nominations, 9 wins

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, HBO

First eligible year: 2003

Years nominated in Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Nominations this year: 2

Total: 10 nominations, 0 wins

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, NBC

First eligible year: 1976 (aka NBC’s Saturday Night)

Years nominated in Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009

Years won as Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series: 1976, 1993

Nominations this year: 13

Total: 114 nominations, 23 wins

About the author:

Jeffrey Jolson is Hollywood Today founding editor-in-chief and a RushPRnews partner and contributor since 2006. Jeffrey, of the Al Jolson family, also founded HollywoodReporter.com and Grammy.com. Hollywood Today reporters have written for Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Forbes, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, AP, E!, Popular Science and Popular Mechanics.

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