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Emmy awards gain more cachet as TV industry changes

Wed Sep 16 11:10:03 EDT 2015 | The Seattle Times
In the 1990s, when NBC was the home of “Must See TV” hits such as “Friends,” “Seinfeld” and “ER,” the network was winning a slew of Emmys too. TV producer Warren Littlefield, who ran NBC’s entertainment division during most of that successful period, recalls that the statuettes recognizing excellence in television didn’t often move the needle in the ratings. “There were good bragging rights, and we tried to say to viewers and advertisers this is part of the patina that is our network, and I thin..

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