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Emmys: The most buzzed-about moments of years past

Wonderwall Logo By Jessica Wedemeyer of Wonderwall | Slide 1 of 27: The 2016 Emmy Awards air on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC. In honor of the annual celebration of television's best, Wonderwall.com is taking a look back at 24 of the award show's all-time most buzzed-about moments, starting with this one with Ellen DeGeneres, who hosted in 2001. The Emmys were postponed twice that year following the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the start of the War in Afghanistan. "It's important for us to be here," said Ellen, who donned a replica of Bjork's iconic Oscars swan dress during the telecast. "They can't take away our creativity, our striving for excellence, our joy." The comedienne earned raves for handling her hosting duties with poise and humor. Now keep reading for more!

The 2017 Emmy Awards air on Sunday, Sept. 17 on CBS. In honor of the annual celebration of television's best, Wonderwall.com is taking a look back at some of the award show's all-time most buzzed-about moments, starting with this one with Ellen DeGeneres, who hosted in 2001. The Emmys were postponed twice that year following the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the start of the War in Afghanistan. "It's important for us to be here," said Ellen, who donned a replica of Bjork's iconic Oscars swan dress during the telecast. "They can't take away our creativity, our striving for excellence, our joy." The comedienne earned raves for handling her hosting duties with poise and humor. Now keep reading for more!

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