In 2008, shows was permitted to submit three pre-nominees in each of the acting categories.The experiment lasted just a single year, and in 2009 the number was rolled back to two per category.In 2003, the first major changes to the Emmy process in many years were instituted.
The statuette was designed by Louis Mc Manus, who modeled the award after his wife, Dorothy.
The Emmy statuette is fifteen inches tall from base to tip.
The statuette weighs 5 pounds and is composed of iron, pewter, zinc and gold.
Programs with larger casts had more performers to vote...
and therefore had a greater chance of having their performers land nominations.