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List of Primetime Emmy Awards ceremonies

This is a list of Primetime Emmy Awards ceremonies, the years which they were honoring, their hosts, and their ceremony dates.

List of ceremonies

# Date Year Host(s) Network Site Most-awarded program(s) U.S. viewers (millions)
1st January 25, 1949 1948 Walter O'Keefe KFI Hollywood Athletic Club The Necklace
Pantomime Quiz
2nd January 27, 1950 1949 Bill Welsh Ambassador Hotel The Ed Wynn Show
Texaco Star Theater
3rd January 23, 1951 1950 Earl Warren KLAC (DuMont) The Alan Young Show
4th February 18, 1952 1951 KECA (ABC) Cocoanut Grove Your Show of Shows
5th February 5, 1953 1952 Art Linkletter KLAC (DuMont) Hotel Statler I Love Lucy
6th February 11, 1954 1953 Ed Sullivan KHJ Hollywood Palladium I Love Lucy
See It Now
The United States Steel Hour
7th March 7, 1955 1954 NBC Moulin Rogue Nightclub Studio One
8th March 17, 1956 1955 Pan-Pacific Auditorium The Phil Silvers Show
Producers' Showcase
9th March 16, 1957 1956 Desi Arnaz NBC Studios Caesar's Hour
Playhouse 90
10th April 15, 1958 1957 Cocoanut Grove Playhouse 90
11th May 6, 1959 1958–59 Raymond Burr Moulin Rogue Nightclub An Evening with Fred Astaire
12th June 20, 1960 1959–60 Fred Astaire NBC Studios The Jack Benny Show
The Moon and Sixpence
13th May 16, 1961 1960–61 Moulin Rogue Nightclub Hallmark Hall of Fame: "Macbeth"
14th May 22, 1962 1961–62 Bob Newhart Hollywood Palladium The Defenders
15th May 26, 1963 1962–63
16th May 25, 1964 1963–64 The Dick Van Dyke Show
17th September 12, 1965 1964–65 Hallmark Hall of Fame: "The Magnificent Yankee"
18th May 22, 1966 1965–66 CBS The Dick Van Dyke Show
19th June 4, 1967 1966–67 ABC The Century Plaza Hotel Mission: Impossible
20th May 19, 1968 1967–68 NBC Hollywood Palladium Get Smart
21st June 8, 1969 1968–69 CBS Santa Monica Civic Auditorium 1968 Summer Olympics
Get Smart
Male of the Species
The People Next Door
22nd June 7, 1970 1969–70 ABC The Century Plaza Hotel Marcus Welby, M.D.
Room 222
23rd May 9, 1971 1970–71 Johnny Carson NBC Pantages Theatre The Bold Ones: The Senator
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
24th May 14, 1972 1971–72 CBS All in the Family
25th May 20, 1973 1972–73 ABC Shubert Theatre The Waltons
26th May 28, 1974 1973–74 NBC Pantages Theatre The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
The Carol Burnett Show
27th May 19, 1975 1974–75 CBS Hollywood Palladium The Mary Tyler Moore Show 30.83[1]
28th May 17, 1976 1975–76 ABC Shubert Theatre 31.38[1]
29th September 11, 1977 1976–77 NBC Pasadena Civic Auditorium Roots
30th September 17, 1978 1977–78 Alan Alda CBS All in the Family
Holocaust
31st September 9, 1979 1978–79 ABC All in the Family
Friendly Fire
The Jericho Mile
Lou Grant
Roots: The Next Generations
Taxi
32nd September 7, 1980 1979–80 NBC Lou Grant
33rd September 13, 1981 1980–81 CBS Hill Street Blues
34th September 19, 1982 1981–82 ABC 33.01[1]
35th September 25, 1983 1982–83 NBC Cheers 24.50[1]
36th September 23, 1984 1983–84 Tom Selleck CBS Hill Street Blues 20.28[1]
37th September 22, 1985 1984–85 John Forsythe ABC Cagney & Lacey
38th September 21, 1986 1985–86 NBC 35.79[1]
39th September 20, 1987 1986–87 Bruce Willis Fox Promise 14.38[1]
40th August 28, 1988 1987–88 John Forsythe Thirtysomething 15.43[1]
41st September 17, 1989 1988–89 John Larroquette Cheers 17.23[1]
42nd September 16, 1990 1989–90 L.A. Law 12.3[2]
43rd August 25, 1991 1990–91 Cheers 18.51[1]
44th August 30, 1992 1991–92 Miss Rose White
Murphy Brown
Northern Exposure
20.41[1]
45th September 19, 1993 1992–93 Angela Lansbury ABC Picket Fences
The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom
Seinfeld
18.9[citation needed]
46th September 11, 1994 1993–94 Frasier 21.3[citation needed]
47th September 10, 1995 1994–95 Fox 18.04[1]
48th September 8, 1996 1995–96 ABC Dennis Miller Live
Frasier
Gulliver's Travels
Kennedy Center Honors
Picket Fences
Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny
20.58[1]
49th September 14, 1997 1996–97 Bryant Gumbel CBS NYPD Blue 18.77[1]
50th September 13, 1998 1997–98 NBC Shrine Auditorium Frasier
George Wallace
NYPD Blue
19.36[1]
51st September 12, 1999 1998–99 Fox The Practice 17.5[3]
52nd September 10, 2000 1999–2000 Garry Shandling ABC The West Wing 21.8[4]
53rd November 4, 2001[a] 2000–01 Ellen DeGeneres CBS Shubert Theatre[b] 17.1[5]
54th September 22, 2002 2001–02 Conan O'Brien NBC Shrine Auditorium 20.0[6]
55th September 21, 2003 2002–03 Fox Door to Door
Everybody Loves Raymond
The Sopranos
17.7[7]
56th September 19, 2004 2003–04 Garry Shandling ABC Angels in America 13.8[8]
57th September 18, 2005 2004–05 Ellen DeGeneres CBS Everybody Loves Raymond
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
18.7[8]
58th August 27, 2006 2005–06 Conan O'Brien NBC Elizabeth I 16.1[8]
59th September 16, 2007 2006–07 Ryan Seacrest Fox Broken Trail
Prime Suspect: The Final Act
The Sopranos
Tony Bennett: An American Classic
13.06[9]
60th September 21, 2008 2007–08 ABC Peacock Theater John Adams 12.2[2]
61st September 20, 2009 2008–09 Neil Patrick Harris CBS 30 Rock
Grey Gardens
Little Dorrit
13.47[10]
62nd August 29, 2010 2009–10 Jimmy Fallon NBC Temple Grandin 13.50[10]
63rd September 18, 2011 2010–11 Jane Lynch Fox Modern Family 12.44[11]
64th September 23, 2012 2011–12 Jimmy Kimmel ABC Game Change
Homeland
Modern Family
13.26[12]
65th September 22, 2013 2012–13 Neil Patrick Harris CBS Behind the Candelabra 17.63[13]
66th August 25, 2014 2013–14 Seth Meyers NBC Breaking Bad 15.59[14]
67th September 20, 2015 2014–15 Andy Samberg Fox Olive Kitteridge 11.87[15]
68th September 18, 2016 2015–16 Jimmy Kimmel ABC The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story 11.30[16]
69th September 17, 2017 2016–17 Stephen Colbert CBS Big Little Lies
The Handmaid's Tale
11.38[17]
70th September 17, 2018 2017–18 NBC The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel 10.17[18]
71st September 22, 2019 2018–19 Fox Fleabag 6.9[19]
72nd September 20, 2020 2019–20 Jimmy Kimmel ABC Crypto.com Arena[c] Schitt's Creek 6.4[21]
73rd September 19, 2021 2020–21 Cedric the Entertainer CBS The Event Deck at L.A. Live[d] The Crown 7.83[23]
74th September 12, 2022 2021–22 Kenan Thompson NBC Peacock Theater The White Lotus 5.92[24]
75th January 15, 2024[e] 2022–23 Anthony Anderson Fox The Bear
Succession
4.3[28]
76th September 15, 2024[29] 2023–24 TBA ABC

Multiple ceremonies hosted

The following individuals have hosted (or co-hosted) the Emmy Awards ceremony on two or more occasions.

Host Number of Ceremonies
Johnny Carson 4
Joey Bishop 3
Ellen DeGeneres
John Forsythe
Jimmy Kimmel
Danny Thomas
Steve Allen 2
Desi Arnaz
Dennis Miller
Bill Cosby
Neil Patrick Harris
Art Linkletter
Conan O'Brien
Ryan Seacrest
Garry Shandling

Notes

  1. ^ The ceremony was originally scheduled for September 16, 2001, however it was postponed due to the September 11 attacks. The ceremony was then re-scheduled for October 7, 2001, but was delayed again due to the start of the Afghan War.
  2. ^ The ceremony was originally scheduled to be held at the Shrine Auditorium, but the venue was changed after the original postponement of the event.
  3. ^ The ceremony was originally scheduled to be held at the Peacock Theater, but the venue was changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was changed virtually from the actors' homes across the globe.[20]
  4. ^ The ceremony was originally scheduled to be held at the Peacock Theater, but the venue was changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[22]
  5. ^ The ceremony was originally scheduled for September 18, 2023,[25] but had been postponed due to the 2023 Writers Guild of America strike and the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike.[26][27]

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  29. ^ Porter, Rick (February 10, 2024). "Emmy Awards Return to September Berth on ABC". The Hollywood Reporter.
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