Emmy Trivia: First Lady Who Won An Emmy & Most Nominated TV Show


Kathie Lee & Hoda: Who Knew? Emmy Trivia

With the glitz and glam of the Primetime Emmy Awards taking place on September 23 2012, the ladies tested out your knowledge of Emmy Trivia, including the host of the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards, Alex Trebek and Modern Family. Kathie Lee and Hoda were joined by Jessica Shaw, Senior Writer at Entertainment Weekly, to help out with the questions.

Emmy Trivia: Host of 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards

Emmy Trivia: First Lady Who Won An Emmy & Most Nominated TV Show

Kathie Lee & Hoda had their weekly Who Knew? Trivia Game & tested your knowledge on Emmy Trivia, including most nominated TV show, First Lady & Alex Trebek


Who will be hosting the Emmys this year?

The correct answer is Jimmy Kimmel. Jessica said this is his first time hosting and he is also up for an Emmy, so it could be a big night for him. They said he can be a little mean, so some people are nervous.

Emmy Trivia: Most Nominated TV Show

Which show has earned the most Emmy nominations ever?

  • Friends 
  • Will & Grace
  • Seinfeld
  • Saturday Night Live

The correct answer is Saturday Night Live. Jessica said it has only been on for a million years. It has had 156 nominations total, which is pretty remarkable.

Emmy Trivia: Alex Trebek Hosts What Show?

Alex Trebek won a Lifetime Achievement Award for this show last year?

The correct answer is Jeopardy. Jessica said that was a gimme. Hoda said it is kind of sad to see that and Jessica said lifetime achievement, nothing sad about that.

Emmy Trivia: Best TV Comedy Winners

Which show has been awarded Best TV Comedy two years in a row?

  • Up All Night
  • Modern Family
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Parenthood

The correct answer is Modern Family. Jessica said it has won two years in a row and it is the favorite to win this year.

Emmy Trivia: Emmy Awards Pre-Show on E!

Who will be coming back from maternity leave to host the Emmy Awards pre-show on E!?

The correct answer is Giuliana Rancic. Jessica said this is her first night out since the baby and she is probably like see ya Bill, I’m putting on a gown.

Emmy Trivia: First Lady Wins An Emmy

Who was the only First Lady to win an Emmy?

The correct answer is Jacqueline Kennedy. Jessica said that she gave a tour of the White House that millions and millions of people tuned in for and was so popular that it was featured on Mad Men.


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