Remembering Don Pardo

Remembering Don Pardo

The long-time Saturday Night Live announcer passes away at 96.

Lucy Lawless now online

Lucy Lawless' Interview is Now online!

The actress talks Xena: Warrior Princess, Battlestar Galactica, and more!

The Carol Burnett Show's Most Infamous Blooper

The Carol Burnett Show's Infamous Blooper

Vicki Lawrence gives the backstory on one of the best bloopers in TV history. #FeelGoodFriday

Silvio Horta now online

Silvio Horta's Interview is now online!

The Ugly Betty showrunner talks telenovelas, network notes, and Justin's coming out. 

Julia Louis-Dreyfus now online

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Interview is now online!

The actress talks Seinfeld, Saturday Night Live, Veep, and more!

Feel Good Friday: Why TV Matters

Feel Good Friday: Why TV Matters

Phylicia Rashad shares what Nelson Mandela told her about the importance of The Cosby Show

Gail Parent now online

Gail Parent's Interview is Now online!

The writer talks The Carol Burnett Show and creating Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.

66th Primetime Emmy Awards!

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

The 2014 Emmy nominees have been announced- click here for the full list!

Capturing TV History Through Video Interviews

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Welcome to EMMYTVLEGENDS.ORG, the online home of the Television Academy Foundation’s ARCHIVE OF AMERICAN TELEVISION.

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Life With Lucy (Lawless)Blog post imageOne of my favorite recent interviews was one the Archive did back in 2013 with Lucy Lawless. It amounted to a free-wheeling three-hour gabfest during which Lawless was engaging, honest and funny. Whether you know her as a Warrior Princess, a Cylon, or...

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New from the Archive of American Television Presents DVD Series

Omnibus: Mr. Lincoln

A tele-biography by renowned author, screenwriter, and film critic James Agee, Mr. Lincoln (1952) earned wide acclaim as the centerpiece of OMNIBUS' inaugural season. Starring: Royal Dano and Joanne Woodward.

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