Last September on the Creative Arts Emmys, Norman Lear, grew to become the oldest Emmy winner in historical past with a victory within the class of Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All In the Family’ And ‘The Jeffersons’. He was 97 on the time.
A 12 months later, Lear, 98, set a brand new benchmark with the repeat in the identical class for the second installment of the Live In Front of a Studio Audience franchise, Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: ‘All In The Family’ And ‘Good Times’.
The ABC particular was acknowledged on Night 2 of the distant 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Lear accepted the award in a pre-taped Zoom speech alongside fellow govt producers Kerry Washington, Brent Miller, Justin Theroux, Eric Cook and director James Burrows.
As Lear repeated his Emmy win to beat his personal report, the earlier oldest Emmy winner title holder, Sir David Attenborough, additionally prolonged his Emmy successful streak this 12 months, successful his third consecutive Outstanding Narrator Emmy final night time. He is 94.
A TV icon, Lear is a 16-time Emmy nominee with six statuettes to his identify. Live in Front of a Studio Audience is a one-night-only occasion, which enlists all-star casts to carry out episodes of Lear’s iconic sitcoms.