NBC’s popular late-night show Saturday Night Live has won the most Emmys till now. The show has earned 82 Emmy Awards. The show has been running on television for a long time with 48 seasons released. The show features excellent cast members who have humorously delivered outstanding content.

The show created by Lorne Michaels focuses on sketch comedy, political Satire, variety shows and stand-up comedies that highlight American culture and politics.

Saturday Night Live has adapted to the changes happening over the years in humour and given the unique idea to present various social, and political topics humorously. The show has given the Kickstart to many performers’ careers.

Intro of the TV show

The Emmys are the prestigious award range that appreciates the technical, artistic and creative American and international works in the TV industry. There are many versions of the Emmy Awards which recognise the works of people working on the onscreen and offscreen for a show.

It is always a great initiative to recognise the talents and work of the people which boosts them to work more passionately in their field. Here we will be mentioning the awardees who won the Emmys in recent years for their contribution to the television industry. 

What is the Emmys?

Emmys also known as Emmy Awards are a series of awards to cherish the contribution of different individuals in the making of a show and movie. The awards are awarded to the actors, directors, producers, technicians, hair stylists, makeup artists and many more.

Emmy Awards started in 1949 and since then they are recognising the talented candidates who deserve the appreciation. Emmy word is taken from the Immy which is a camera tube used in tv. The Emmy figurine represents a winged woman who presents art and the round shape in her hand is referred to as an electron which represents science.

Who is the Most Emmys won by one person

American actor Ed Asner has won the most Emmys till now. He has received seven Emmy Awards in his journey as a performer. He has been famous for his husky voice and also started his journey at his high school radio station where he used to perform.

His career hiked after his performance in The Mary Tyler Moore Show to Roots as Lou Grant. The comedy and drama series The Mary Tyler Moore Show to Roots made him popular as a television performer. For his performance in this series, he earned three Emmy Awards in 1971, 1972 and 1975.

Later in 1978 and 1980, he earned two Emmys in the respective year for the spin-off series of Lou Grant where he played the Lead role. He has proved his talent in both comedy and Drama series.

What show has won the most Emmys

Saturday Night Live is the show that has won most Emmy Awards. The show has earned 87 Primetime Emmy Awards. For the eight seasons, Kate McKinnon has earned most of the Emmy Awards. She got two Emmys in 2016 and 2017 for her outstanding work in Saturday Night Live.

NBC’s show has won numerous awards and the cast members have also won awards for their contribution to the series. The show features outstanding performances in different genres like Sketch comedy, political satire, variety shows and stand-up commodities to deliver the current status of America, American culture and politics in a humorous way. 

What TV show has won the most awards

The Saturday Night Live has won the Most Awards. In the history of television shows, Saturday Night Live is the longest-running show for almost 50 years. The show has introduced many new talents to the TV industry and has boosted the careers of many performers.

The show has won the Emmys 82 times and has immense popularity among the viewers. It’s not only the show that has won the awards but the cast and the crew have also won several awards for their contribution to the show. 

Emmy-winning TV Shows 2022

The Emmy Awards 74th edition took place in 2022 where many TV series got nominations for different categories but only deserving ones got the Emmys to flaunt. Here’s the list of TV shows that won Emmy Awards in 2022:

  • Succession (Outstanding drama series)
  • Ted Lasso (Outstanding comedy series)
  • The White Lotus (Outstanding limited series)
  • Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (Variety talk series)
  • Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls (Competition program)
  • Saturday Night Live (Variety sketch series)

Emmy-winning TV Shows 2023

The 2023 Emmy Awards 75th addition will be held on September 18 at 8 p.m. and the event will premiere on FOX. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has already revealed the nominees for the Emmy Awards in a virtual event.

So to know the winning TV shows we have to wait some days but here are the TV shows that got nominations in the 2023 Emmy Awards:

  • Outstanding Drama Series
  • Andor 
  • Better Call Saul 
  • The Crown 
  • House of the Dragon 
  • The Last of Us 
  • Succession 
  • The White Lotus 
  • Yellowjackets 
  • Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series
  • Beef 
  • Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
  • Daisy Jones & the Six 
  • Fleishman Is in Trouble 
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi 
  • Outstanding Comedy Series
  • Abbott Elementary 
  • Barry 
  • The Bear
  • Jury Duty 
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Only Murders in the Building
  • Ted Lasso 
  • Wednesday
  • Outstanding Talk Series
  • The Daily Show With Trevor Noah 
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live! 
  • Late Night With Seth Meyers 
  • The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 
  • The Problem With Jon Stewart 
  • Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
  • The Amazing Race 
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race 
  • Survivor 
  • Top Chef 
  • The Voice 

Most awarded TV shows on Netflix

The Netflix series The Crown is the most-awarded TV show. The show has won 21 Primetime Emmys. The Crow is a historical drama that features the life of Queen Elizabeth II and her family. The story goes from her wedding in 1947 and her reign as a young woman.

The Crown was a phenomenal drama with 5 seasons and 62 Emmy nominations. Along with the show the star cast has also earned various awards for their performance in the show. 

Most Emmys won by an actor

The late actor Ed Asner has the record of winning the most Emmys as a performer. He has been serving in the entertainment industry for a long time in a variety of shows.

He has won 7 Emmys for his performance in a variety of shows. His character Lou Grant has got appreciation from audiences and critics.

He received three Emmys for the comedy and drama series The Mary Tyler Moore Show and 2 Emmys for its spin-off Lou Grant. In 1976 he earned an Emmy Award for his character in “Rich Man, Poor Man” for excellent performance in diverse genres. 

What show was the first non-English language nominee?

The first ever non-English show in history to get nominations for Emmys is Squid Game. The South Korean drama has a brutal storyline about kiddie games, power, class and wealth with lots of drama.

The series has earned praise from audiences and critics. For the very first time in the Emmys, a non-English language show has got 14 nominations. Also, the cast of the show has earned nominations in the Emmy Awards.