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‘Paving the Way’: Historical Emmy Firsts

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The 69th Emmy Awards air this Sunday, September 17th on CBS, and we’re already predicting the winners. There are a lot of first-time nominations this year, including big names like Reese Witherspoon for Big Little Lies, and Robert De Niro for The Wizard of Lies, as well as some relative newcomers, like Shannon Purser for Stranger Things (or, as you probably know her, Barb). We have no idea who will end up taking home prizes on the big night, but all these new nominations have got us thinking about Emmy firsts – those few stars who have paved the way for so many others by being the first to win the coveted award. The very first ever Emmy winner was Shirley Dinsdale, a ventriloquist…

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And the Award Goes to…Us: It’s Emmys Week at BookTrib.com!

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The 69th Emmy Awards will air on September 17th and we are so excited to see all our favorites on the red carpet! To celebrate the Emmys, BookTrib.com will feature a piece each day with an Emmy spin. Today’s feature is about classic books that were turned into award winning movies. Later this week we will have pieces on books that will give you ideas and tips on how to throw an epic Emmy night party and on Emmy firsts.  All of this will lead up to an exclusive BookTrib interview on Friday with dancer and author Marjorie Goodson, whose father Mark Goodson won the Emmy’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Daytime Television in 1990.  Marjorie’s book MG features 153 images that demonstrate…

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