Special Sub-Topic: Deserving The Emmy?
|What year was the first ever Emmy Award presentation?|
1949. The 1st Annual Emmy Award was hosted on January 25th, 1949. It was located at the Hollywood Athletic Club. However, it only honored television shows that aired locally in the L.A. area.
|Which of these stations did not play host to the Emmy Awards in the first 60 years of the award presentation?|
HBO. ABC, CBS, and NBC have all aired the Emmy Awards live through out the years. HBO, the Home Box Office channel, did not air the ceremony in the first 60 years of the Emmys' history.
|Which season did Angela Lansbury win the Emmy, Outstanding Leading Actress in a Drama Series, for "Murder, She Wrote"?|
None of these. Not only is it "none of these", but it's "none". Angela Lansbury was nominated for 12 Emmy Awards for her work on "Murder, She Wrote" and lost every time. At the 2008 Emmy Awards, she lost another Emmy for her guest performance on "Law and Order: Trial By Jury" as Eleanor Duvall.
|Who hosted the 2009 Emmy Awards?
Neil Patrick Harris. When Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 2009 Tony Awards, which increased in audiences by 19 percent, Harris was asked to host the Emmy Awards that same year. The 2009 Emmy Awards were statistically the most watched Emmy Awards since 2006, with critics like Frazier Moore (The Associated Press) calling it; "Maybe the best ever!"
|Which of these "off the air" shows have won the most Outstanding Television Drama Emmy Awards?|
All of these (Hill Street Blues, L.A Law, West Wing). Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, and West Wing have all received four Emmy Awards for Best Drama.
|Who was the first puppet to ever win an Emmy?
Judy Splinters. At the 1949 Emmy Awards, Shirley Dinsdale and her puppet Judy Splinters was won "Most Outstanding Television Personality". This made Judy Splinters the first ever puppet to win an Emmy.
|In 2006, what actress received her eighth Emmy, which became the record number of Emmy Awards awarded to a performer?|
Cloris Leachman. Cloris Leachman is know for several of her award-winning comedic roles. Two of her Emmy wins, including her 2006 Emmy, were for her hilarious role as Ida on "Malcom in the Middle".
|In 2010, where were the Emmy Awards located?
Nokia Theatre. In 2008, the Emmy Awards began broadcasting from the Nokia Theatre. However, the Shrine and Pasadena Civic Auditorium are no strangers to the Emmys. For over ten years, the Shrine hosted The Emmy Awards.
|What year was the 56th Primetime Emmy Awards?|
2004. Broadcasted on September 19th, 2004, the 56th Annual Emmy Awards ceremony was hosted by Garry Shandling. It aired on ABC.
|What was the original name for the Emmy?|
Immy. Taken from "Image Orthocon Tube" (a part of a television video camera), the original name for the Emmy was Immy.
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