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: Viola Davis
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At the 67th Emmy Awards, Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson became the first two Black actresses to be nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Taking home the win for her role in How to Get Away with Murder, Viola Davis passionately advocated for more representation in her speech: "The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity."

February 27, 2024
Television Academy Throwback: Glenn Weiss
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Glenn Weiss won Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special for The Oscars and proposed to his girlfriend, Jan Friedlander Svendsen, during his acceptance speech at the 70th Emmy Awards.

January 30, 2024
Television AcademyThrowback: Kate Winslet
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Kate Winslet won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for Mare of Easttown at the 73rd Emmy Awards. In her acceptance speech, she called out the importance of women having each other's backs.

December 19, 2023
Television Academy Throwback: Sandra Oh
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Actress Sandra Oh attended An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends in 2012, where she spoke on the progress made in the industry throughout her career, specifically for LGBTQ+ and Black characters. Oh emphasized the continued need for change in the representation of the Asian community.

December 5, 2023
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: Kenan Thompson
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To open the 74th Emmy Awards, Kenan Thompson performed a number inspired by several Emmy-winning series' theme songs.

October 24, 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
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