Emmy Award is an American television award. Is considered the television equivalent to the Oscar (for film), Grammy awards (for music) and Tony awards (for theatre)
Emmy winners represent different sectors of the industry
of American television and awards are held every year
but in different months each in the field.
The most famous, publicized in the press and prestige are Prime time Emmy award and Daytime Emmy award. Celebrating the best work in Prime time and daytime broadcast, respectively.
The statuette “Emmy”, depicting a winged woman holding an atom, was designed by television engineer Louis McManus, who used his wife as a model.
This statuette, made in the form of an angel with wings, symbolizing the Muse of art, which holds the atom surrounded by electrons as a symbol of science and technology, the authors began to say that television is a synthesis of art, science and technology.
Each statuette weighs 3.08 pounds, made of an alloy of copper, Nickel, silver and gold and a height of 39 inches. Produce awards in new York, the same company that makes the Oscar and Golden globe.
The owners of the award, and, accordingly, the trademark applied strict requirements to the representation of figurines and it can be reproduced only on the left side.
The members of teleakademii also needs to obtain permission to use the image of the statue, or product name, even if they are the winners of the award.