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The Emmy Quiz

Here are the questions we asked on the air: QUIZ: EMMYS The Emmy Awards are on Sunday, September 21, on ABC.Which show this year has the most nominations: Mad Men, Damages, or 30 Rock?(ANSWER: 30 Rock with 17) What classic show is the all-time Emmy champ with 37 awards: The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers, or Frasier?(ANSWER: Frasier)This is the 6th year an Emmy will be awarded to Best Reality Competition Program. True or false: The Amazing Race has won this category every year? (ANSWER: True)Interviewed on the afternoon when Emmy nominations were announced, one Reality Host nominee joked he celebrated by "drinking since this morning. I'm really hammered now." Was it: Tom Bergeron, Howie Mandel or Jeff Probst?(ANSWER: Tom Bergeron) NBC (The Office and 30 Rock), Fox (Arrested Development), and CBS (Everybody Loves Raymond) have won recent Emmys for Best Comedy, but ABC has not won in that category since 1988. What series won that year: Barney Miller, Roseanne, or The Wonder Years?(ANSWER: The Wonder Years) Who is the only actor on Lost nominated for an Emmy this season: Matthew Fox (Jack), Michael Emerson (Ben), or Terry O'Quinn (Locke)?(ANSWER: Michael Emerson) Here is the whole list: The Emmy Awards are on Sunday, September 21, on ABC. 1. Sunday is the 60th annual Emmy Awards. True or false: The first year, the Emmy for Most Outstanding Television Personality went to Milton Berle? (ANSWER: False, he didn't win until the second year.) 2. Which show this year has the most nominations: Mad Men, Damages, or 30 Rock? (ANSWER: 30 Rock with 17) 3. This year the Emmys are being co-hosted by the five nominees in the new Best Reality Host category: Heidi Klum, Jeff Probst, Tom Bergeron, Howie Mandel, and Ryan Seacrest. Who hosted last year: Jon Stewart, Ellen DeGeneres, or Ryan Seacrest? (ANSWER: Seacrest) 5. Which late night host is NOT nominated for an Emmy this year in Best Variety Series: Stephen Colbert, David Letterman, Bill Maher, or Conan O'Brien? (ANSWER: Conan O'Brien, although he is up for a writing Emmy.) 6. What classic show is the all-time Emmy champ with 37 awards: The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers, or Frasier? (ANSWER: Frasier) 8. This is the 6th year an Emmy will be awarded to Best Reality Competition Program. True or false: The Amazing Race has won this category every year? (ANSWER: True) 10. Interviewed on the afternoon when Emmy nominations were announced, one Reality Host nominee joked he celebrated by "drinking since this morning. I'm really hammered now." Was it: Tom Bergeron, Howie Mandel or Jeff Probst? (ANSWER: Tom Bergeron) 15. NBC (The Office and 30 Rock), Fox (Arrested Development), and CBS (Everybody Loves Raymond) have won recent Emmys for Best Comedy, but ABC has not won in that category since 1988. What series won that year: Barney Miller, Roseanne, or The Wonder Years? (ANSWER: The Wonder Years) 17. Who is the only actor on Lost nominated for an Emmy this season: Matthew Fox (Jack), Michael Emerson (Ben), or Terry O'Quinn (Locke)? (ANSWER: Michael Emerson) 18. Jon Stewart is nominated for an Emmy for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program. Is it for hosting The Daily Show or for hosting the Oscars? (ANSWER: The Oscars) 20. Who is hosting the pre-Emmy interview show Sunday on ABC: Kelly Ripa, Barbara Walters, or Jimmy Kimmel? (ANSWER: Jimmy Kimmel) 22. William Shatner won Emmys for playing Denny Crane on both The Practice and Boston Legal. Who is the only other actor to win Emmys for playing the same role on two different shows: Richard Belzer, Kelsey Grammer, or James Spader? (ANSWER: James Spader -- also for The Practice and Boston Legal)



 
09/19/2008 9:00AM
The Emmy Quiz
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