Test Your TV Trivia Knowledge

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  • 1. 
    What series has won the most Emmys overall?
    • A. 

      "Frasier"

    • B. 

      "Cheers"

    • C. 

      "Hill Street Blues"

    • D. 

      "ER"

    • E. 

      "Law & Order"

  • 2. 
    Neil Patrick Harris will host Sunday's Primetime Emmy awards show. Who hosted the show last year?
    • A. 

      Billy Crystal

    • B. 

      Jimmy Fallon

    • C. 

      Jimmy Kimmel

    • D. 

      Ricky Gervais

    • E. 

      Hugh Jackman

  • 3. 
    Betty White’s iconic career has spanned more than 60 years, and she's won seven Emmy Awards along with many other honors and awards. Of her five nominations below, which did she win an Emmy for, as Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series?
    • A. 

      2009's "My Name Is Earl" for playing "Crazy Witch Lady"

    • B. 

      2003's "Yes, Dear" for playing Sylvia

    • C. 

      1997's "Suddenly Susan" for playing Midge Haber

    • D. 

      1996's "The John Larroquette Show" for playing herself

    • E. 

      1992's "The Golden Girls" for playing Rose Nylund

  • 4. 
    Eleven people have won all four major annual American entertainment awards: the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. These awards honor achievements in television, music or other audio recording, film and theater. Winning all four awards has been referred to as winning the Grand Slam of show business. Which director has won all four?
    • A. 

      David Lynch

    • B. 

      Wes Anderson

    • C. 

      Alan Alda

    • D. 

      Mel Brooks

    • E. 

      John G. Adolfi

  • 5. 
    Which actor has won the most Emmy Awards?
    • A. 

      Carl Reiner

    • B. 

      Edward Asner

    • C. 

      Steve Martin

    • D. 

      Art Carney

    • E. 

      Don Knotts

  • 6. 
    Who is or was the oldest male actor to ever win a Guest Emmy?
    • A. 

      Dick van Dyke

    • B. 

      Bob Newhart

    • C. 

      Morgan Freeman

    • D. 

      William Shatner

    • E. 

      Jack Paar

  • 7. 
    This year's host, Neil Patrick Harris, can sing, dance, act and host the Tony and Emmy awards. What hobby is he known for?
    • A. 

      Wood working

    • B. 

      Riding a unicycle while juggling

    • C. 

      Horseback riding

    • D. 

      Performing magic tricks

    • E. 

      Speed knitting

  • 8. 
    Aaron Paul was originally cast for just one season as Jesse Pinkman on "Breaking Bad," but series creator Vince Gilligan changed his mind because of Paul's chemistry with actor Byran Cranston. On what show did Paul make his TV debut?
    • A. 

      "Melrose Place"

    • B. 

      "Cheers"

    • C. 

      "Malcolm in the Middle"

    • D. 

      "Friends"

    • E. 

      "Beverly Hills, 90210"

  • 9. 
    Kerry Washington is up for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Olivia Pope in "Scandal." In which of the following movies did she appear?
    • A. 

      "Jungle Fever"

    • B. 

      "Waiting to Exhale"

    • C. 

      "The Last King of Scotland"

    • D. 

      "Monster's Ball"

    • E. 

      "The Help"

  • 10. 
    Sunday's Primetime Emmys show will features a tribute to James Gandolfini, the former star of HBO's "The Sopranos" who died earlier this year. "The Sopranos" received a total of 111 nominations. How many times did James Gandolfini win the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series?
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Just once

    • C. 

      5 times

    • D. 

      3 times

    • E. 

      6 times

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