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.
Source: Comedy Central press release, 7/18/13