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Fun TV Fact: Why is it called “Emmy Awards”?

Welcome to the very first official Fun TV Fact, where interesting information about TV are posted and some TV questions are answered.

The Emmy Awards will be presented in September, so the first fun TV facts will be about the prestigious TV award, its history, winners, and not so winners.

The Emmy Awards are the biggest honor in television. They are the equivalent to the Academy Awards (for film), the Tony Award (for theatre), and the Grammy Awards (for music).  TV fans probably watch the Emmy ceremony every year, but do you know why is it called “Emmy”?