On This Day

Winners of the Emmy Awards

Events in Film & TV

  • 1949-01-25 1st Emmy Awards: Shirley Dinsdale & Pantomime Quiz (KTLA) win
  • 1950-01-27 2nd Emmy Awards: Ed Wynn Show & Texaco Star Theater win
  • 1951-01-23 3rd Emmy Awards: Alan Young Show, Alan Young and Gertrude Berg win
  • 1952-02-18 4th Emmy Awards: first time awards presented based on nationwide basis, "The Red Skelton Show", Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca win

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1953-02-05 5th Emmy Awards: I Love Lucy, Thomas Mitchell and Helen Hayes win

  • 1954-02-11 6th Emmy Awards: I Love Lucy, Donald O'Connor & Eve Arden win

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1955-03-07 7th Emmy Awards: "Make Room for Daddy", Danny Thomas & Loretta Young win

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1956-03-17 8th Emmy Awards: "The Ed Sullivan Show", Phil Silvers Show & Lucy Ball win

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1958-04-15 10th Emmy Awards: Gunsmoke, Robert Young & Jane Wyatt win

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1959-03-06 11th Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr win

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1962-05-22 14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth win

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1967-06-04 19th Emmy Awards: "Mission Impossible", "The Monkees", Don Knotts & Lucille Ball win

  • 1968-05-19 20th Emmy Awards: "Get Smart", "Mission Impossible" & Barbara Bain win
  • 1969-06-08 21st Emmy Awards: "Get Smart", Don Adams and Susan St James win
  • 1970-06-07 22nd Emmy Awards: Marcus Welby, Robert Young & Susan Hampshire win
  • 1971-05-09 23rd Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Jack Klugman & Jean Stapleton win
  • 1972-05-14 24th Emmy Awards: "All in the Family", Carrol O'Conner & Jean Stapleton win
  • 1973-05-20 25th Emmy Awards: Waltons, All in the Family & Mary Tyler Moore win
  • 1974-05-28 26th Emmy Awards: M*A*S*H, Alan Alda & Mary Tyler Moore win, 1st Daytime Award presentation and "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" wins 5 awards, including Cicely Tyson for Dramatic Performance
  • 1975-05-19 27th Emmy Awards: "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", Robert Blake & Jean Marsh win
  • 1976-05-17 28th Emmy Awards: "The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Jack Albertson & Michael Learned win
  • 1977-09-11 29th Emmy Awards: "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", Carroll O'Conner & Bea Arthur win; "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" accumulates a then record 29 awards over its 7 season run
  • 1978-09-17 30th Emmy Awards: "All in the Family"; Ed Asner & Sada Thompson win
  • 1979-09-09 31st Emmy Awards: Taxi, Lou Grant, Ron Leibman & Ruth Gordon win
  • 1980-09-07 32nd Emmy Awards: "Taxi"; "Lou Grant"; Ed Asner & Barbara Bel Geddes win. Notable for going ahead despite 51 of the 52 nominated performers boycotting the event due to a strike by members of the Screen Actors Guild.
  • 1981-09-13 33rd Emmy Awards: "Taxi", "Hill Street Blues", Judd Hirsch and Isabel Sanford win

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1982-09-19 34th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Barney Miller, Alan Alda & Carol Kane win

Daytime Emmy Awards

1983-06-06 Betty White becomes 1st woman to win Outstanding Game Show Host at Daytime Emmy Awards for NBC's "Just Men"

  • 1983-09-25 35th Emmy Awards: "Hill Street Blues", "Cheers", Ed Flanders & Shelley Long win
  • 1984-09-23 36th Emmy Awards: "Hill Street Blues"; "Cheers": John Ritter & Tyne Daly win
  • 1985-09-22 37th Emmy Awards: "Cagney & Lacey", "The Cosby Show" and Tyne Daly win

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1986-09-21 38th Emmy Awards: "The Golden Girls", "Cagney & Lacey" and Michael J. Fox win

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1987-09-20 39th Emmy Awards: LA Law, Bruce Willis & Sharon Gless win

  • 1988-08-28 40th Emmy Awards: Thirtysomething, The Wonder Years & Richard Kiley win
  • 1989-09-17 41st Emmy Awards: "LA Law", "Cheers", Dana Delany & Candice Bergen win
  • 1990-09-16 42nd Emmy Awards: LA Law, Murphy Brown, Peter Falk & Patricia Wettig win
  • 1991-08-25 43rd Emmy Awards: "LA Law", "Cheers", Kirstie Alley & Patricia Wettig win
  • 1992-08-31 44th Emmy Awards: Northern Exposure (best drama & drama writing),Christopher Lloyd (Road To Avalonlea) & Dana Delany (China Beach) win

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1993-09-19 45th Emmy Awards: Seinfeld, Picket Fences & Ted Danson win

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1994-09-11 46th Emmy Awards: Frasier, Picket Fences and Kelsey Grammer win

  • 1995-09-10 47th Emmy Awards: NYPD Blue, ER, Frasier and Candice Bergen win
  • 1996-09-08 48th Emmy Awards: ER, Dennis Franz & Kathy Baker win
  • 1997-09-14 49th Emmy Awards: Law & Order, Frasier, Dennis Franz & Gillian Anderson win
  • 1998-09-13 50th Emmy Awards: The Practice, Frasier, Andre Braugher & Christine Lahti win
  • 1999-09-12 51st Emmy Awards: The Practice, Ally McBeal, Dennis Franz & Edie Falco win

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2000-09-10 52nd Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Will & Grace, James Gandolfini & Sela Ward win

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2002-09-22 54th Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Friends, Michael Chiklis and Allison Janney win

  • 2003-09-21 55th Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Everybody Loves Raymond, James Gandolfini & Edie Falco wins
  • 2004-09-19 56th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, Arrested Development, James Spader and Allison Janney win
  • 2005-09-18 57th Emmy Awards: Lost, Everybody Loves Raymond, James Spader & Patricia Arquette win

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2006-08-27 58th Emmy Awards: 24, The Office, Kiefer Sutherland & Mariska Hargitay win

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2007-09-16 59th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, 30 Rock, James Spader & Sally Field win

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2008-09-21 60th Emmy Awards: Mad Men, 30 Rock, Bryan Cranston & Glenn Close win

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2011-09-18 63rd Emmy Awards: Mad Men, Modern Family, Kyle Chandler & Julianna Margulies win

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2012-09-23 64th Emmy Awards: "Homeland", "Modern Family", Damian Lewis & Claire Danes win

Television Premiere

2013-07-11 "Orange Is the New Black" premieres on Netflix starring Taylor Schilling, first series to be nominated for comedy and drama Emmy awards

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2013-09-22 65th Prime time Emmy Awards: "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" win

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2014-08-25 66th Primetime Emmy Awards hosted by Seth Meyers broadcast on NBC

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2015-09-21 67th Emmy Awards: hosted by Andy Samberg, "Game of Thrones", Viola Davis, John Hamm win

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2016-09-19 68th Emmy Awards: hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, "Game of Thrones", Julia Dreyfus, Rami Malek win

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2017-09-18 69th Emmy Awards: hosted by Stephen Colbert, "The Handmaid's Tale", Elisabeth Moss, Sterling K Brown, Julia Dreyfus, Donald Glover win

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2018-09-18 70th Emmy Awards: "Games of Thrones". "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", Rachel Brosnahan, Matthew Rhys, Claire Foy, Bill Hader win

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2019-09-22 71st Emmy Awards: "Fleabag", "Game of Thrones", "Chernobyl", Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jharrel Jerome win

  • 2020-09-20 72nd Emmy Awards held virtually: "Succession" best drama, "Schitts Creek" wins record nine awards for a comedy, "Watchman" best limited series
  • 2021-09-19 73rd Emmy Awards: "The Crown" Best Drama, "Ted Lasso" Best Comedy, "Mare of Easttown" Best Limited Series