WORLD'S FIRST EMMYS
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
When were the world's first Emmys?
In 1948 the idea for the Emmy was
born, but Academy founder Sid Cassyd suggests 'Ike' as the name of the award.
Luckily Academy president Harry Lubcke suggests 'Immy' and even more luckily it
is changed to 'Emmy' to make it more pleasing to women.
Louis McManus designed the Emmy using his wife as the
January 25 1949
the first Emmys were held at the Hollywood Athletic Club. There were six awards
Most Outstanding Television
Award for Outstanding Overall
The Best Made for Television Film
Most Popular Television Program
An Emmy is presented to Louis
McManus for designing the statuette
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