Television Academy Throwback: Marlee Matlin
Marlee Matlin discusses the representation of the Deaf community on television at the "Talking Diversity: Switched at Birth" panel. She explained how the show provided opportunities for deaf actors to shine in both leading and supporting roles.
Television Academy Throwback: Forrest Wheeler and Ian Chen
Young actors Forrest Wheeler and Ian Chen spoke about diversity at the "Dynamic And Diverse" event. They hope their show Fresh Off the Boat and shows like Dr. Ken inspired other networks.
Television Academy Throwback: Holly Robinson Peete
In 2010, Actress Holly Robinson Peete spoke about the documentary Unlocking Autism and Autism representation in television, at that year’s Television Academy Honors. As a mom with a child with Autism, she was proud to be honoring the program and its ability to help find answers without being condescending.
Television Academy Throwback: Uzo Aduba
Uzo Aduba won Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the 67th Emmys. In the press room after the show, she spoke on the representation of Black women at the Emmys, including (recent EGOT winner) Viola Davis.
Television Academy Throwback: Big Little Lies
In 2017, HBO's Big Little Lies won the Emmy for Outstanding Limited Series. Watch as executive producers Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman spoke about women being the heroes of their own stories.
Television Academy Throwback: Richard Rodgers
The 14th Emmys were bi-coastal! Fred Astaire and Nanette Fabray presented for Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composed for Television from Hollywood, while Richard Rodgers won for ABC's Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years in New York.
Television Academy Throwback: Diahann Carroll
Diahann Carroll, the first African American Emmy nominee, and Kerry Washington presented side-by-side at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. Feel inspired and have a laugh as Carroll speaks on the growth of the Emmys.
Television Academy Throwback: Carl Reiner
But will he remember what he prepared? Have a laugh as you watch Carl Reiner accept the Emmy for Best Continuing Supporting Performance by an Actor in a Drama or Comedy Series for NBC's Caesar's Hour at the 10th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Television Academy Throwback: Peter Potter
At the 6th Primetime Emmy Awards in 1954, Juke Box Jury won the Emmy for Best Entertainment Program. Peter Potter accepted the award on behalf of the cast and crew.
Television Academy Throwback: Riz Ahmed
In 2017, Actor Riz Ahmed won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as "Nasir 'Naz' Khan" on The Night Of, HBO. Watch his acceptance speech as he thanks his team and honors the late James Gandolfini.
Television Academy Throwback: Peter Falk
In 1975, Peter Falk won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series for the NBC Sunday Mystery Movie presentation Columbo. This wasn't a simple thank-you moment for Falk, it was hard to find words because he was so grateful.