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2nd Primetime Emmy Awards
DateJanuary 27, 1950
LocationAmbassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California
Presented byAcademy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted byBill Welsh
Highlights
Best Kinescope ShowTexaco Star Theater
Best Live ShowThe Ed Wynn Show
Best Public Service, Cultural or Educational ProgramCrusade in Europe
Television/radio coverage
NetworkKFI
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The 2nd Emmy Awards, retroactively known as the 2nd Primetime Emmy Awards after the debut of the Daytime Emmy Awards, were presented at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California on January 27, 1950. Like the 1st Primetime Emmy Awards, Emmys were primarily given out to Los Angeles–based TV shows and stations. The Awards Committee was chaired by Martha Gaston Bigelow of KFOX radio.

Several new award categories were introduced, including "Best Sports Coverage". However, it would be a few decades later until that category would become a permanent fixture in the Sports Emmys.

Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger (‡).[1]

Programs

Milton Berle, Most Outstanding Kinescoped Personality winner
Ed Wynn, Most Outstanding Live Personality winner
Programs
Best Kinescope Show
Best Live Show
Best Public Service, Cultural, or Educational Program

Hosting

Hosting
Most Outstanding Kinescoped Personality
Most Outstanding Live Personality

Sports

Sports
Best Sports Coverage
  • Wrestling (KTLA)
    • Amateur Boxing (KTLA)
    • Baseball (KLAC)
    • College Basketball (KTTV)
    • Ice Hockey (KTLA)
    • USC-UCLA Football (KECA)

Best Commercial

References

  1. ^ "Emmys.com list of 1950 Nominees & Winners". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
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