What are the top Emmy-winning series of all time?

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    #1Saturday Night Live

    Saturday Night Live

    Saturday Night Live is a late-night comedy show on NBC. Since its inception in 1975, SNL has launched the careers of many of the brightest comedy performers of their generation. The program has won 53 Emmy Awards. 

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    Mark Banks
    Written on October 9, 2017
    "SNL has had its ups and downs over the years but overall remains a great comedy show with timely, topical skits. I quit watching it several years ago (too old to stay up that late!) but I have enjoyed it more often than not, and it's absolutely a cultural mainstay deserving of the Emmys and other kudos it's earned."
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    #2Game of Thrones

    Game of Thrones

    Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series produced by the HBO cable network. It is based on the novel series A Song of Ice and Fire, written by George R.R. Martin. The show has 38 Emmy wins and 110 Emmy nominations. 

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    Gary Lopez
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "Game of Thrones will change your life forever. Forget what you know about all the other fantasy stories you've read or seen. There have been none as complex or unforgettable as Game of Thrones. The characters are so in depth that by the first episode you will fall in love with them. This show deserves to be the top-Emmy winning series of all time. I doubt any show in this genre will live up to Game of Thrones."
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    #3The Simpsons

    The Simpsons

    The Simpsons is an animated satirical sitcom created by Matt Groening. It follows the life of a dysfunctional American family living in the fictional town of Springfield. The show is known for parodying stereotypes and American culture.

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    Arjun Bose
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "I have watched the Simpsons a dozen times without getting bored and I if you want some fun,go for it,The satire in it blew my mind and if it has received 32 Emmy awards and 87 Emmy nominations,then you can only imagine how good it is."
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    #4Frasier

    Frasier

    Frasier is a TV show that focuses on Dr. Frasier Crane, a successful Boston therapist who moves to Seattle to get a new start on life. He has a radio talk show, which he uses to help others, but at times he struggles with his own problems with his salt-of-the-earth father, his pretentious brother and his friends and co-workers. The show has 37 Emmy wins and 108 Emmy nominations.

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    Carolyn Grant
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "very good exclaim for this sentence and I hope the solution for this question"
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    #5The Mary Tyler Moore Show

    The Mary Tyler Moore Show

    The Mary Tyler Moore Show follows Mary Richards, a woman who settles in Minneapolis after leaving her boyfriend. Richards has a job in the lowest-rated station and a boss who hates her. The show won 29 Emmy awards over its 7 seasons.

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    Hannah George
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "I'd be lying if I said I had even heard of this show. It may have one Emmys, but I've never heard of it. I guess it answers the question so it does that, but I don't want to buy it on Amazon, I would just want to know the answer to the question."
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    #6Cheers

    Cheers

    Cheers is an American situational television series starring Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, and John Ratzenberger. It was created by James Burrows, Glen Charles, and Les Charles, and ran from 1982 to 1993.

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    Brian Lee
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "Cheers never did anything for me, and I can tell you why in two words; laugh track. Any show that has a laugh track is completely unwatchable; I wouldn't waste my time revisiting this turkey."
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    #7Hill Street Blues

    Hill Street Blues

    Hill Street Blues is the TV cop show that gave television viewers a realistic glimpse into the daily lives of the officers and detectives at an urban police station. It has 26 Emmy wins and 98 Emmy nominations.

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    Arnav Pawar
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "This is a somewhat open-ended topic, and therefore requires a solution that provides a variety of choices to be the "top" Emmy-winning series. The solution only links to "Hill Street Blues," and while this might be one contender, the topic is far too subjective to simply rely on this one choice as the only answer."
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    #8The West Wing

    The West Wing

    The West Wing is a TV show that starts when the erudite Democrat Josiah "Jed" Bartlet is elected U.S. president. He places confidants from his electoral campaigns in the White House and each of them play a significant role in the Washington power game. We follow these people through many political battles, as well as some personal ones. The West Wing has 26 Emmy wins and 95 Emmy nominations.

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    Benjamin Reid
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "The West Wing is absolutely the best Emmy-winning series of all time, the show is so exciting and addictive I've written letters to the director to try and see if I could be mailed scripts to read because I just couldn't get enough of the show."
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    #9ER

    ER

    ER is a TV show that explores the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room. It has 23 Emmy wins and 124 Emmy nominations.

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    Frances Hicks
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "ER is a good show if you like the doctor drama scene. There is much more rich content out there though. I mean, it's only won 1/3 of it's emmy nominations or something like that. That should tell you something. "
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    #1024

    24

    24 is an action and thriller TV series that aired for nine seasons. It follows the day-to-day adventures of Jack Bauer, a counterterrorism agent who deals with extreme missions for 24 hours.

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    Gerald Evans
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "24 is the best show ever. Jack Bauer is the best and the show is riveting, keeps me on the edge of my seat."
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    #11Modern Family

    Modern Family

    Modern Family is a TV series that offers an honest, hilarious perspective of family life. Parents Phil and Claire yearn for an open relationship with their three kids. Claire's dad, Jay, and his wife, Gloria, are raising two sons together. 

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    Russell Jones
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "When I think of the top Emmy-winning series of all time, Modern Family is not the series that comes to mind. In my opinion, this sitcom comes across as shallow and cliche. It reminds me of an old 80's sitcom, which is ironic since the title is Modern Family. The Same predictable storylines with a different cast of characters to appear to be politically correct."

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Best What are the top Emmy-winning series of all time
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Saturday Night LiveTV Shows 15 Paid
2Game of ThronesTV Shows 12 Paid
3The SimpsonsTV Shows 11 Paid
4FrasierTV Shows 10 Paid
5The Mary Tyler Moore ShowTV Shows 8 Paid
6CheersTV Shows 8 Paid
7Hill Street BluesTV Shows 6 Paid
8The West WingTV Shows 5 Paid
9ERTV Shows 4 Paid
1024TV Shows 2 Paid
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