Emmy Awards Multiple Choice Quiz Stats

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This show holds the record for most wins by an animated series: The Simpsons
88%
Futurama
1.1%
Family Guy
4.2%
Looney Tunes
1.4%
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
82.3%
Gary Burghoff
4.4%
David Ogden Stiers
3.2%
Harry Morgan
5%
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
77%
Imogene Coca
3.6%
Eve Arden
2.6%
Mary Tyler Moore
11.7%
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
69.1%
Red Skelton
9%
Danny Thomas
9.4%
Raymond Burr
7.5%
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
67.9%
Soap
1.3%
Friends
22.8%
Murphy Brown
2.9%
This show holds the record for most wins ever (in all categories) by a single series: Saturday Night Live
67.6%
The Tonight Show
13.5%
Masterpiece Theater
9.1%
The Muppets
4.5%
This show holds the record for most wins by an online or streaming production: House of Cards
65.3%
Stranger Things
9.2%
Transparent
15.7%
Friday Night Lights
4.6%
She won Emmys for Best Actress in a Drama every other year from 1999 to 2003: Edie Falco
57.5%
Glenn Close
8.4%
Claire Danes
6.4%
Julianna Margulies
22.5%
He's won six Emmys for individual performances, most of them for hosting the Academy Awards and Comic Relief: Billy Crystal
56.8%
Bob Hope
19.3%
Johnny Carson
4.8%
Robin Williams
13.9%
This show won for Best Variety Program in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015: The Daily Show
48.4%
The Tonight Show
31.2%
The Late Show
11.9%
The Late, Late Show
3.3%
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%
Don Adams
10.4%
Jack Albertson
12.2%
Tony Randall
24.9%
This NBC show won five straight Emmys for best comedy, from 1994 to 1998: Frasier
42.1%
Seinfeld
43%
The Cosby Show
8.5%
Night Court
1.3%
He won Emmys for comedy acting in 1972, 1977, 1978 and 1979 and for drama in 1989: Carroll O'Connor
41.4%
Bob Newhart
19.1%
Bill Cosby
10.9%
Ed Asner
23.5%
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
40.1%
Andy Griffith
22%
Tom Selleck
16.3%
Peter Falk
16.1%
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%
Bob Newhart
45.7%
Dennis Franz
5.1%
Robert Blake
4.1%
This show holds the record for most overall nominations by a comedy series: Cheers
39.8%
M*A*S*H
41.1%
Newhart
1.8%
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
12.3%
This cable show holds the record for most wins by a show in a single season: Game of Thrones
38.6%
The Walking Dead
2.7%
The Sopranos
33%
Breaking Bad
20.5%
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%
Betty White
44.9%
Lucille Ball
19.4%
Bea Arthur
9.7%
He holds the record for most nominations for hosting a reality TV show: Tom Bergeron
14.9%
Jeff Probst
43.1%
Ryan Seacrest
34.5%
Nick Cannon
2.3%
This program holds the record for most wins by a miniseries: John Adams
11.9%
Roots
52%
War and Remembrance
2%
Band of Brothers
28.7%

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