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Emmy Award Quizzes & Trivia

The 61st annual Emmy Awards air at 7 p. M. Sunday on CBS. See if you can answer questions from Emmy past.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which television show earned the most Emmy nominations?

    • A.

      Cheers

    • B.

      M*A*S*H

    • C.

      Saturday Night Live

    • D.

      ER

    Correct Answer
    D. ER
    Explanation
    ER earned 124 Emmy nominations during 15 seasons. Cheers and Saturday Night Live followed with 117 and 114 nominations, respectively.

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  • 2. 

    Which male actor has taken home the most Emmy awards?

    • A.

      Edward Asner

    • B.

      Carl Reiner

    • C.

      Tim Conway

    • D.

      Art Carney

    Correct Answer
    A. Edward Asner
    Explanation
    Edward Asner has 7 Emmys on his mantel. Reiner, Conway and Carney all have 6.

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  • 3. 

    Which television series claims the most Emmy wins?

    • A.

      M*A*S*H

    • B.

      Frasier

    • C.

      Friends

    • D.

      The Mary Tyler Moore Show

    Correct Answer
    B. Frasier
    Explanation
    Frasier has the most Emmy awards with 37 wins.

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  • 4. 

    Which husband and wife duo have both won Emmy Awards?

    • A.

      Anne Bancroft and Mel Brooks

    • B.

      Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy

    • C.

      Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above is the correct answer because all three husband and wife duos mentioned in the options have won Emmy Awards. Anne Bancroft and Mel Brooks both won Emmy Awards for their individual work in the entertainment industry. Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy have also both won Emmy Awards, with Felicity Huffman winning for her role in "Desperate Housewives" and William H. Macy winning for his role in "Shameless". Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue have also both won Emmy Awards, with Marlo Thomas winning for her work in "That Girl" and Phil Donahue winning for his talk show "The Phil Donahue Show".

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  • 5. 

    Which parent and child have both snagged Emmy Awards?

    • A.

      Lucille Ball and Lucie Arnaz

    • B.

      Kirstie Alley and William Stevenson

    • C.

      John Aniston and Jennifer Aniston

    • D.

      Alan Alda and Eve Alda

    Correct Answer
    A. Lucille Ball and Lucie Arnaz
    Explanation
    Lucille Ball and Lucie Arnaz have both snagged Emmy Awards. Lucille Ball is known for her iconic role in the sitcom "I Love Lucy" and has won four Emmy Awards. Lucie Arnaz, her daughter, is also an actress and singer who has won an Emmy Award for her work in the television special "Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie," which she co-produced. Therefore, both Lucille Ball and Lucie Arnaz have achieved recognition and success in the form of Emmy Awards.

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