here is the thing, whenever i edit something in AE and tweak the color correction a bit and add brightness or dankness to it. In the inside AE preview window it will look fine and correct, but when i render it out into a wmv, or avi, it will look like washed out, like lost the colors like a lot more bright than what the preview window shows. Basically more bright.
Probably because it being compressed like hell as a wmv. Export out as a .tif sequence, then you shouldn't see any difference. Also your colour working space and the software you are using to play back your exports will make a difference to the appearence of the colours.