The Emmy Awards are known as one of the biggest and most prestigious awards in the television industry. The awards celebrate outstanding achievements in television, honoring every aspect of the entertainment industry, from writers to actors to designers. However, this year, the Emmy Awards have been postponed until January 2024 due to ongoing writers strike in Hollywood.
Over the years, many great shows have won multiple Emmys, but some have stood out from the rest, repeatedly earning recognition from the Emmy Awards. Here are the top 5 shows with the most Emmy wins:
Saturday Night Live (82 wins)
This show falls under the category of American late-night live television sketch comedy and political satire and has captured the hearts of millions numerous times. It first aired in 1975 and is considered one of the longest-running shows in television history.
Game of Thrones (59 wins)
One of the most popular series of all time, Game of Thrones boasts 59 Emmy wins. The series, an epic fantasy drama, aired on HBO from 2011 to 2019 and is based on the novel 'A Song of Ice and Fire' by George R.R. Martin. It received acclaim for its complex characters, stunning visuals, and epic scope.
Frasier (37 wins)
NBC broadcast the sitcom Frasier from 1993 to 2004. A spin-off of Cheers, it centers on the life of psychiatrist Frasier Crane, who relocates to Seattle to host a radio show. Kelsey Grammer and the rest of the cast delivered outstanding performances, and Frasier was praised for its sharp writing, humorous characters, and strong performances.
The Simpsons (35 wins)
One of the most talked-about shows is The Simpsons, which premiered in 1989. Some of the predictions made in the show have seemingly come true in real life across the globe. The show is lauded for its sharp satire and memorable characters.
The Mary Tyler Moore Show (29 wins)
Categorized as a sitcom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show aired from 1970 to 1977 on CBS. The plot revolves around the life of Mary Richards, a single woman who moves to Minneapolis to start a new job as a news producer. The show shattered stereotypes about women by portraying a strong, independent woman.