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Special Project

Special Project
From the 15th Annual Shorty Awards

The Daily Show Twitter

Gold Honor in Twitter

Audience Honor in Twitter

About this entry

As the #1 most socially engaged show in all of late night, @TheDailyShow is churning out top-tier content as fast as the news cycle it follows. In addition to delivering show highlights and digital exclusives, @TheDailyShow's Twitter account steadily delivers the show’s sharp, insightful point of view to millions of fans.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

@TheDailyShow's digital strategy on Twitter is two-pronged: 1) Create clips, images, and gifs of the funniest, most compelling and shareable moments from the show and 2) Drive the conversation on Twitter by responding to news and newsmakers with funny, incisive content.


In 2022, @TheDailyShow Twitter handle garnered over 250 million video views and 11 million engagements across 1.6K total tweets, making it the most socially engaging show on Twitter in all of late night.


Entrant Company / Organization Name

MTV Entertainment Studios and Paramount Media Networks


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