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.

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Television Academy Throwback: Lee Jung-jae
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At the 74th Emmys, Lee Jung-jae wins Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series for Squid Game, making him the first Korean actor to win in this category.

May 21, 2024
Television Academy Throwback: Darren Criss
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At the 70th Emmy Awards, Darren Criss became the first Filipino American performer to win an Emmy for his performance in The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story in the Outstanding Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series category.

May 7, 2024
Television Academy Throwback: Donald Glover
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In 2017, Donald Glover won for both Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Director for a Comedy Series for Atlanta. He was the first Black actor to win the Director category.

April 23, 2024
Television Academy Throwback: Ashley Park and Ruben Garcia
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During the 2021 The Power of TV: #RepresentationMatters panel, Ruben Garcia, Foundation Executive and Co-Head of Cultural Business Strategy at CAA, and actress Ashley Park explain the difference between representation and visibility and what it means to them.

April 9, 2024
Television Academy Throwback: Julia Louis-Dreyfus
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In 2017, Julia Louis-Dreyfus broke the Emmy record for most awards won for a single role for her portrayal of Selina Meyer in Veep, totaling six Emmy wins for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

March 26, 2024
Television Academy Throwback: Mishel Prada
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During the 2018 Power of TV: Latinx Inclusion panel, Vida actress Mishel Prada emphasized the importance of portraying a strong, Latinx woman, even if she doesn’t have it all figured out. 

March 12, 2024
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
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