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.

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Television Academy Throwback: Kumail Nanjiani
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Backstage at the 69th Emmy Awards, Kumail Nanjiani spoke to Albert Lawrence about what makes Silicon Valley special to him, meeting Jane Fonda, and his support for the ACLU.

May 30, 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
Television Academy Throwback: Holly Robinson Peete
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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.

April 18, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Uzo Aduba
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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.

March 21, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Big Little Lies
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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.

March 7, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Richard Rodgers
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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.

February 21, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Diahann Carroll
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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.

February 7, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Carl Reiner
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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. 

January 24, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Peter Potter
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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.

January 10, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Riz Ahmed
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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.

December 6, 2022
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