Every year, a large number of Emmy Awards are distributed. Then nominations are based on comedy, drama, and also other services from all walks of life. It can be comedies, dramas, variety shows, reality shows, web series, and so on. Even popular tv shows also get nominated for Emmys every year. Here are the top fascinating tv shows with the most Emmy awards. Get a chance to discover the most awarded tv series of all time through our blog.
- Saturday Night Live
“Saturday Night Live” has won the most Emmy with 44 wins and 199 nominations in a variety of categories over the course of 41 seasons. The Saturday Night Live show was created by Lorne Michael and it won many awards for its outstanding variety, music, and its comedies. Lonely Island won six nominations for their digital short music videos, but only for their first single, “Dick in a Box.”
Over the course of its 11-season run from 1993 to 2004, NBC’s immensely popular “Cheers” was spun off “Frasier” by winning the Emmy for best comedy series five times. It has 37 wins and 108 nominations. Kelsey Grammar and David Hyde Pierce, the show’s stars, each won four Emmys for acting.
- Game of Thrones
The most sensational drama in Emmy’s history is HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” It has 35 wins and 106 nominations. The series also has a chance to move up to second place on the list. Game of Thrones won its first award for its outstanding drama series during last year’s show.
- The Simpsons
“The Simpsons,” the longest-running primetime animated series in US television history. It has bagged 32 wins and 85 nominations. The Simpsons have received the most Emmy Awards in the category of animated program. The show has also earned 16 Emmy nominations for outstanding voiceover performance by a number of its cast members.
- The Mary Tyler Moore show
The Mary Tyler Moore Show has won 29 wins and 67 nominations. Mary Tyler Moore’s CBS sitcom was a groundbreaking show which portrays the independent and single career woman in her thirties as the lead character. The show aired from 1970 to 1977, and it received the Emmy Award for Best Comedy Series three years in a row. Moore received four Emmy nominations for her work on the show.
NBC’s rocking sitcom show “Cheers” has bagged 28 wins and 117 nominations. Each of the 11 seasons of NBC’s hit sitcom “Cheers” was nominated for outstanding comedy series and it also won four times. It aired from 1982 to 1993. Most of the cast members of the show were also nominated for Emmys. Ted Danson won twice for outstanding lead actors and Rhea Perlman won twice for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series.
- The West Wing
Between 2000 and 2003, Aaron Sorkin’s NBC serial “The West Wing” political drama tackled the Oval Office scandals of a fictional president by winning the Emmy for best drama series four times in a row. Sorkin won an Emmy for outstanding writing in the show’s first season, but he didn’t win any of the other four awards he received. The west wing bagged 26 wins and 95 nominations.