But while some Emmy darlings are approaching and obvious, we competence be astounded that some of your favourite shows of all time don’t have as many Emmys as we consider — or any during all.
Friends usually won 6 Emmys during a run and Seinfeld usually won ten. How about HBO’s critically acclaimed array The Wire? Zero wins, dual nominations.
But some assembly and censor favourites do make a list for a many Emmy wins ever. Although it’s not nominated this year, Game of Thrones is impossibly tighten to violation SNL’s record. Game of Thrones isn’t authorised for a Emmys in 2017, due to a mid-summer premiere.
Breaking Bad, Mad Men, and Frasier were also unchanging favourites during awards season, and it shows in their double-digit wins and for some, three-digit nominations.
The 69th annual Emmy Awards start on Sunday night, and will atmosphere live coast-to-coast on CBS.
Here are a 10 shows with a many Emmy wins:
Modern Family — 22 wins and 80 nominations
ABC’s strike sitcom Modern Family won a Emmy for superb comedy array in any of a initial 5 seasons. Its actors have won several awards for their performances, including Ty Burell, Eric Stonestreet, and Julie Bowen.
ER — 23 wins and 124 nominations
NBC’s medical play ran for 15 seasons (and helped make George Clooney famous). In 1996, it won a Emmy for superb play series. The infancy of a Emmy wins are for technical awards, such as sound mixing, sound editing, and striking design.
The West Wing — 26 wins and 95 nominations
Aaron Sorkin’s NBC sequence domestic play explored a Oval Office controversies of a illusory boss and won a Emmy for superb play array 4 uninterrupted times between 2000 and 2003. Sorkin won an Emmy for superb essay in a show’s initial season, though he mislaid his 4 other nominations in a field.
Hill Street Blues — 26 wins and 98 nominations
CNN once called Hill Street Blues a many successful TV uncover ever, as a show’s brew of handheld camera, overlapping story structure, and garb expel was rarely innovative and copied frequently following a on-air run from 1981 to 1987.
Cheers — 28 wins and 117 nominations
NBC’s strike sitcom Cheers was nominated for superb comedy array in any of a 11 seasons — that ran from 1982 to 1993 — and it won a endowment 4 times. Many of a show’s expel members won Emmys. Rhea Perlman won twice for superb ancillary singer in a comedy series, and Ted Danson also won twice for superb lead actor.
The Mary Tyler Moore Show — 29 wins and 67 nominations
Mary Tyler Moore’s CBS sitcom was insubordinate in that it featured as a executive impression an independent, singular career lady in her thirties. The uncover ran from 1970 to 1977, and it won a Emmy for superb comedy array 3 times in uninterrupted years. Moore herself won 4 particular behaving Emmys for a uncover as well.
The Simpsons — 32 wins and 87 nominations
The longest-running primetime charcterised array in US TV history, The Simpsons has won 10 Emmy Awards in a difficulty of superb charcterised programme — a many of all time.
Frasier — 37 wins and 108 nominations
NBC’s massively successful Cheers spin-off Frasier won a Emmy for superb comedy array 5 times over a march of a 11-season run, that lasted from 1993 to 2004. The show’s stars, Kelsey Grammar and David Hyde Pierce, any won 4 Emmys for their performances.
Game of Thrones — 38 wins and 110 nominations
Now a play array with a many wins in Emmys history, HBO’s Game of Thrones has a possibility to transcend a array one mark on many Emmys ever in 2018.
Saturday Night Live — 50 wins and 231 nominations
Over a march of 42 seasons, Saturday Night Live has raked in a many Emmys ever — and in a crowd of categories. Lorne Michaels’ uncover won a endowment for superb variety, music, or comedy array twice, in 1976 (its initial year) and 1993. In 2017, 3 expel members were nominated in a same category: Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Vanessa Bayer are nominated for superb ancillary singer in a comedy.
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