The Emmy Award was first presented in 1949. By the 1970’s televison had grown so competitive that the Emmy’s were split into the Daytime and the Primetime versions of the award.
Other versions of the award include:
- Sports Emmys
- News and Documentary Emmys
- Technology and Engineering Emmys
- Regional Emmys
- International Emmys
it is clear that the television industry seeks to encourage success by recognizing it in grand style.