The live broadcast of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 17, on NBC. Since the first Emmy Awards ceremony in 1949, thousands of shows have been nominated and recognized with awards for excellence in various aspects of television. Certain shows have demonstrated sustained greatness, taking home Emmy honors again and again.
24/7 Wall St. has identified the 35 television shows that are the all-time Emmy achievers. Many of these shows displayed overall excellence over long on-air tenures. Other series have had shorter life spans, yet dominated awards ceremonies to such a degree that they’ve made history, ranking among the Emmy Awards’ top echelons.