Television Academy Throwback: Kenan Thompson

To open the 74th Emmy Awards, Kenan Thompson performed a number inspired by several Emmy-winning series' theme songs.

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Television Academy Throwback: Ted Danson
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At the 42nd Emmy Awards, Ted Danson wins in the category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series — memorably presented by the Simpsons — after being nominated 7 years straight for his portrayal of Sam Malone in Cheers.

November 21, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Rita Moreno
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Rita Moreno wins the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series for her role in The Rockford Files.

October 10, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Hector Elizondo
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Hector Elizondo wins the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Dr. Phillip Watters in Chicago Hope at the 49th Emmy Awards. This was Elizondo's first win and fourth nomination.

September 26, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Jimmy Kimmel
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Jimmy Kimmel, the host of the 68th Emmy Awards, asks some of his friends to help him open the show, including James Corden, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the cast of Modern Family, and more.

September 12, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Whose Dance Is It Anyway
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Choreographer Mandy Moore hosted an evening of dance celebrating the Television Academy's Choreography Peer Group in 2017.

August 29, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Tony Bennett
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On May 22 2007, The Television Academy premiered the television special Target Presents Tony Bennett: An American Classic at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills. The event was hosted by Megan Mullally and featured a performance by Bennett. 

August 1, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Neil Patrick Harris
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At the 65th Emmy Awards, Neil Patrick Harris, joined by Sarah Silverman and Nathan Fillion, performed a musical number halfway through the show.

July 18, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Billy Porter
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Billy Porter wins his first Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama for the series, Pose. Porter also became the first openly gay black man to be nominated for an Emmy and win in a lead acting category.

June 27, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: RuPaul's Drag Race
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RuPaul Charles of RuPaul's Drag Race takes home the award for Outstanding Reality Competition Program at the 70th Emmys. RuPaul's Drag Race has won a total of twenty-seven Primetime Emmy awards!

June 13, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Forrest Wheeler and Ian Chen
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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.

May 2, 2023
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