Most Memorable Emmys Moments: Historic Wins, Speeches, Controversy


While the Oscars will always have Adele Dazeem, “You as me! And Sacheen Littlefeather to remember, the Primetime Emmy Award shows also delivered some memorable TV moments. Will this year’s pandemic era virtual “ceremony” serve anything to compete with Kirstie Alley celebrating “the big one” or Bryan Cranston’s Kissing Bandit? With dozens of presenters and winners at the mercy of their live / home Wi-Fi broadcasts, it just might be!

Now over seven decades, the Primetime Emmys have turned emotional – with historic victories, heartfelt tributes to fallen stars, and even the occasional questioning on stage – and they’ve brought the funny (albeit threatening to suffocate a loved one). TV icon). The acceptance speeches left us a little puzzled, in stitches or, as noted above, blushing.

When giving out matching awards, there were production numbers and comedy / “comedy” tracks that made us audibly smile… or moan. While perhaps nothing about the Emmys has ever lived up to the infamous Rob Lowe / Snow White Oscar track, phew.

What can we expect from this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards TV broadcast? Tune in to ABC on Sunday, September 20 and find out! But meanwhile, check out our look at some of the most memorable moments from the Primetime Emmys, tapping Play on the handy video links if available, then adding the memories that will always stay you.


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