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Emmy Awards

Year after year, the Emmy Awards recognize and honor the best in the television industry. These accolades have been presented since 1949. The Emmy Awards are considered one of the top four awards in the entertainment industry! Along with the Grammys, the Oscarsnd the Tony Awards.

The organizations in charge of presenting the Emmys are: the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, as well as the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 

Primetime Emmy Awards

The Primetime Emmy Awards are one of the most prominent Emmy Awards, which recognize American television programming in primetime hours and are divided according to its categories, such as drama or comedy. Some of the most recognized awards are: 

  • Best Series 
  • Best Direction 
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress 
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress 
  • Best Guest Actor 
  • Best Guest Actress

Emmy Awards Fun Facts

  • Until the end of the 1980s, shows broadcast on paid television services could not compete. 
  • Betty White is the oldest actress to win an Emmy at 88 years old!
  • The Simpsons is the most awarded animated series with 33 Emmy Awards. 
  • Saturday Night Live is the show that has won the most Emmy Awards with a whopping 71 wins. 
  • Donald Trump has been nominated twice for an Emmy, as executive producer of The Apprentice.