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Encyclopedia > Emmy award
Emmy Award

Emmy Award
Awarded for Excellence in television
Presented by ATAS/NATAS
Country Flag of the United States United States
First awarded 1949

The Emmy Award is an American television production award that no one likes Emmy Award , similar in nature to the Peabody Awards but more focused on entertainment, and is considered the TV equivalent of the Oscars. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) is the organization which awards the Emmys. ... The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences or NATAS is branch of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences based in New York City. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Look up Emmy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The George Foster Peabody Awards, more commonly referred to as the Peabody Awards, are annual international awards given for excellence in radio and television broadcasting. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ...


Three related but separate organizations present Emmy Awards:

The best-known of the awards are the Primetime Emmys, and the Daytime Emmy Awards, with both having categories classified as Stupid. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) is the organization which awards the Emmys. ... Prime time is the block of programming on television during the middle of the evening. ... The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences or NATAS is branch of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences based in New York City. ... The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the largest organization of global broadcasters, with members from nearly 70 countries and over 350 companies. ... The Primetime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. ... The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ... The Emmy Awards are United States television production awards, similar to the Peabody Awards but more focused on entertainment. ...

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History

The first Emmy Awards were presented on January 25, 1949 at the Hollywood Athletic Club. The name "Emmy" was a feminization of "immy", a nickname used for the image orthicon tubes that were common in early television cameras. Shirley Dinsdale has the distinction of receiving the very first Emmy in the first awards ceremony. The Emmy Awards trophies are currently made by a private company with a manufacturing site at the maximum security El Dorado Correctional Facility, in El Dorado, Kansas. is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In older video cameras, prior to the 1990s, a video camera tube or pickup tube was used instead of a charge-coupled device (CCD). ... A professional video camera (often called a television camera even though the use has spread) is a high-end device for recording electronic moving images (as opposed to a movie camera, that records the images on film). ... Shirley Dinsdale Layburn (October 31, 1926 - May 9, 1999), better known by her maiden name of Shirley Dinsdale, is a famous ventriloquist and television and radio personality of the 1940s and early 1950s. ... The Jail in El Dorado Kansas holds many regional convicts including Dennis Rader, the BTK strangler. ... El Dorado is the largest city and county seat of Butler County, Kansas. ...


The statuette of a winged woman holding an atom has since become the symbol of the TV Academies' goal of supporting and uplifting the art and science of television: The wings represent the muse of art; the atom the electron of science. It was created by television engineer Louis McManus, using his wife as a model. Charlie Chaplin Statue A statue is a sculpture depicting a specific entity, usually a person, event, animal or object. ... Louis McManus is an Emmy award-winning television engineer, film editor, and designer of the 1930s and 1940s. ...


Primetime Emmys

For more details on this topic, see Primetime Emmy Award.

The Primetime Emmys are presented in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. Ceremonies generally air in mid-September, on the Sunday before the official start of the fall television season, and are currently seen in rotation among the ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX networks. The Primetime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. ... The Primetime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. ... PrimeTime is a television newsmagazine from ABC News. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... CBS Broadcasting, Inc. ... The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company is a television network in the United States. ...


Daytime Emmys

For more details on this topic, see Daytime Emmy Award.

The Daytime Emmy Awards are presented in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. The first daytime-themed Emmy Awards were given out at the primetime ceremony in 1972, but the first separate awards show made just for daytime programming was not held until 1974. The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ... The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ...


Sports Emmys

For more details on this topic, see Sports Emmy Awards.

The Sports Emmys are presented for excellence in sports programming. The awards ceremony takes place every Spring, usually sometime in the last two weeks in April or the first week in May, and is held on a Monday night in New York City. The Sports Emmy Awards are Emmy Awards that are given away for coverage of sports from the previous calendar year. ... The Sports Emmy Awards are Emmy Awards that are given away for coverage of sports from the previous calendar year. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


Technology and Engineering Emmys

For more details on this topic, see Technology & Engineering Emmy Award.

Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards are presented to individuals, companies, or to scientific or technical organizations in recognition for their significant developments and contributions to the technological and engineering aspects of television. A Technology and Engineering Emmy Award is given by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) for outstanding achievement in technical or engineering development. ... A Technology and Engineering Emmy Award is given by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) for outstanding achievement in technical or engineering development. ...


Regional Emmys

There are twenty chapters of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, located across the United States, that conduct regional awards to recognize excellence in all the regional television markets. Because the headquarters of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences are located in Los Angeles, the Academy also handles the Los Angeles area membership and regional awards. These awards are less glamorous than the Prime Time Emmys and are sometimes technical. A media market, broadcast market, media region, designated market area, DMA or simply market is a region where the population can receive the same (or similar) television and radio station offerings, and may also include other types of media including newspapers and Internet content. ...


International Emmys

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences hands out awards which honor the best of non-US television. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the largest organization of global broadcasters, with members from nearly 70 countries and over 350 companies. ...


Identifying these recipients can take months, with judging taking place at various international TV festivals. The best two programs from a particular genre in four regions are selected to go to a semifinal round, from which the nominees are derived. Every nominee is screened at a festival in New York the day before the awards ceremony.

Previous winners

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Other Emmys

A public service announcement (PSA) or community service announcement (CSA) is a non-commercial advertisement typically on radio or television, ostensibly broadcast for the public good. ... The Bob Hope Humanitarian Award was established in 2002 by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of the late Bob Hopes trailblazing career. ...

See also

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Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (550 words)
The L.A. Area Emmy Awards, hosted by Keith Olbermann, were held Saturday, August 12.
Daytime Emmy® Awards winners were announced April 28, live on ABC from Hollywood's Kodak Theatre.
Emmy and the Emmy Statuette are the trademark property of ATAS/NATAS.
Daytime Emmy Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (593 words)
The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming.
The first daytime-themed Emmy Awards were given out at the primetime ceremony in 1972, when The Doctors and General Hospital were nominated for Outstanding Achievement in a Daytime Drama.
Still, the award broadcast is guaranteed to draw in a fairly high percentage of viewers, and many special events have aired before the live telecast in an attempt to grab households tuning in for the awards.
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