Special Report

TV Shows With the Most Emmy Wins of All Time

Source: Courtesy of Midget Entertainment

25. Mad Men
> All-time Emmys: 16
> Nominations: 116
> Years: 2007-2015
> Most frequent award: Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single Camera Series (4)

AMC’s “Mad Men,” a drama about a New York City ad agency during the 1960s and the people who worked there, averaged more than 16 Emmy nominations each season it was on air. Among the awards it won were four Best Drama Series awards from 2008 through 2011 and Best Lead Actor for Jon Hamm in 2015.

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

24. Star Trek: The Next Generation
> All-time Emmys: 17
> Nominations: 58
> Years: 1987-1994
> Most frequent award: Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series (4)

“Star Trek: The Next Generation” is often ranked among the best Star Trek series. It certainly won the most Emmy awards, amassing 17 over its seven seasons. The majority of these awards were for technical aspects of the sci-fi series, including its excellent visual effects.

Source: Courtesy of HBO

23. Veep
> All-time Emmys: 17
> Nominations: 68
> Years: 2012-2019
> Most frequent award: Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series (6)

Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus struck gold following her years on “Seinfeld” with the comedy series “Veep,” which ran for seven seasons on HBO before concluding in May 2019. The show won seven more Emmy awards than “Seinfeld,” and Louis-Dreyfus set the record for most Emmys won by a performer in the same role in a single series with six.

Source: Courtesy of American Broadcasting Company

22. Dancing With The Stars
> All-time Emmys: 17
> Nominations: 105
> Years: 2005-present
> Most frequent award: Outstanding Technical Direction Camerawork Video Control For A Series (5)

“Dancing With the Stars,” in which celebrities team up with professional dancers to compete against one another, has been nominated for multiple Emmy awards every year that it’s been eligible, totaling in 105 nominations. Last year was the first year the show did not win an Emmy since 2007, though it will have four chances to win one this year.

Source: Courtesy of CBS Television Distribution

21. Taxi
> All-time Emmys: 18
> Nominations: 34
> Years: 1978-1983
> Most frequent award: Outstanding Comedy Series (3)

“Taxi,” about a New York City taxi cab company, ran for only five seasons beginning in 1978. During this time it was nominated for 34 Emmy awards, of which it won more than half. The show took home the award for Best Comedy Series in 1979, 1980, and 1981.

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