NEW YORK, July 12, 2018 – Comedy Central secured six nominations today in the 2017-2018 Primetime Emmy® Awards competition with three series receiving Outstanding Series/Program nominations: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Drunk History and South Park. The Emmy® Award winning The Daily Show with Trevor Noah scored its first nomination for Outstanding Variety Talk Series since Trevor Noah took over as host, along with its first nomination in the Outstanding Interactive Program category. The series also received its second consecutive nomination for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for Between the Scenes, a category for which it received the Emmy® Award last year.
In addition, to The Daily Show‘s three nominations, the Emmy® Award-winning Drunk History secured its fourth consecutive nomination for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series and also earned its third consecutive nomination for Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming. Rounding out the list of Comedy Central nominations was the five-time Emmy®-winner and 20-time nominee South Park, which scored its 17th nomination for Outstanding Animated Program.