Emmy Awards Multiple Choice Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Sep 19, 2017

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This show holds the record for most wins by an animated series: The Simpsons
89.2%
Futurama
1%
Family Guy
4.1%
Looney Tunes
1.3%
Though it was an ensemble cast, this actor was the only one to win a lead actor Emmy for his role on M*A*S*H: Alan Alda
83.8%
Gary Burghoff
4.2%
David Ogden Stiers
2.9%
Harry Morgan
4.8%
This woman won for Best Actress in a comedy in 1953, the same year her show won its first award for Best Comedy program: Lucille Ball
78.5%
Imogene Coca
3.5%
Eve Arden
2.4%
Mary Tyler Moore
11.4%
His show had won four straight Emmys, and he had won three individually, when he abruptly pulled the plug following the 1966 season: Dick Van Dyke
70.1%
Red Skelton
8.8%
Danny Thomas
9.4%
Raymond Burr
7.4%
Actresses from this show won for Best Actress in a Comedy series three years in a row- but a different actress won every year: The Golden Girls
69%
Soap
1.1%
Friends
22.7%
Murphy Brown
2.8%
This show holds the record for most wins ever (in all categories) by a single series: Saturday Night Live
68.3%
The Tonight Show
13.7%
Masterpiece Theater
9.2%
The Muppets
4.4%
This show holds the record for most wins by an online or streaming production: House of Cards
66.5%
Stranger Things
8.2%
Transparent
16.4%
Friday Night Lights
4.6%
She won Emmys for Best Actress in a Drama every other year from 1999 to 2003: Edie Falco
58.9%
Glenn Close
8.1%
Claire Danes
6.1%
Julianna Margulies
22.6%
He's won six Emmys for individual performances, most of them for hosting the Academy Awards and Comic Relief: Billy Crystal
57.6%
Bob Hope
19.5%
Johnny Carson
4.9%
Robin Williams
13.7%
This show won for Best Variety Program in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015: The Daily Show
49.7%
The Tonight Show
30.9%
The Late Show
12%
The Late, Late Show
3.2%
This man won an Emmy in 1964 for his role on 'The Defenders' and then again in 1971 and 1973 for acting in a comedy series: Jack Klugman
47.8%
Don Adams
10.5%
Jack Albertson
12.1%
Tony Randall
25.1%
This NBC show won five straight Emmys for best comedy, from 1994 to 1998: Frasier
42.7%
Seinfeld
43.4%
The Cosby Show
8.3%
Night Court
1.1%
He won Emmys for comedy acting in 1972, 1977, 1978 and 1979 and for drama in 1989: Carroll O'Connor
42.4%
Bob Newhart
19.1%
Bill Cosby
10.5%
Ed Asner
23.9%
He may have only had one bullet, but his five Emmys are the most ever by a male performer for the same role in the same series: Don Knotts
40.7%
Andy Griffith
22.1%
Tom Selleck
16.4%
Peter Falk
16.2%
This show holds the record for most overall nominations by a comedy series: Cheers
40.6%
M*A*S*H
41.2%
Newhart
1.7%
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
12.3%
He won Emmy awards for the same role 18 years apart, in 1972 and 1990, picking up a third win for the role in between. Peter Falk
40.6%
Bob Newhart
46.1%
Dennis Franz
5%
Robert Blake
4.1%
This cable show holds the record for most wins by a show in a single season: Game of Thrones
39.1%
The Walking Dead
2.5%
The Sopranos
33.5%
Breaking Bad
20.7%
In 2017 Julia Louis-Dreyfuss tied this woman's record eight acting wins by a single performer- although the previous record holder won them for six different shows: Cloris Leachman
21.6%
Betty White
46.1%
Lucille Ball
18.5%
Bea Arthur
9.6%
He holds the record for most nominations for hosting a reality TV show: Tom Bergeron
14.9%
Jeff Probst
44.2%
Ryan Seacrest
34.3%
Nick Cannon
2.2%
This program holds the record for most wins by a miniseries: John Adams
12.1%
Roots
52.5%
War and Remembrance
1.9%
Band of Brothers
29.1%

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