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WJLA, September 14, 2012

PHOTOS: Emmy statuette uncovered

She’s hands down the most popular celeb at every primetime Emmy Awards ceremony. But exactly who is this 64-year-old party girl we know as Emmy? Find out as we take a look at the history of this sparkly statuette.

 

In 1948, TV engineer Louis McManus created the Emmy statuette using his wife a model. (Photo of 1956 Emmy winners: Edward R. Murrow, Nanette Fabray, Sid Caesar and Phil Silvers)

(Photo: Associated Press/WJLA) of fullscreen mode

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