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25 best shows to never win an ‘Outstanding Series’ Emmy

Yardbarker Logo By Matt Sulem of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 26: <p>When it comes to the Primetime Emmy Awards, there’s no bigger honor for a show to win than Outstanding Series, be it drama, comedy, animated, etc. Most classic and critically acclaimed shows won this at some point during their run - many multiple times - but it’s important to remember that for each year’s winner, there are several losers. For this reason (or possibly just a flub on the part of the Emmy judges) some worthy shows ended up getting boxed out and never won the most coveted award. While you prepare for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17 and ponder the possible victors, let’s examine the 25 best shows to never win an Outstanding Series Emmy.</p>

Standouts, but (apparently) not outstanding)

When it comes to the Primetime Emmy Awards, there’s no bigger honor for a show to win than Outstanding Series, be it drama, comedy, animated, etc. Most classic and critically acclaimed shows won this at some point during their run - many multiple times - but it’s important to remember that for each year’s winner, there are several losers. For this reason (or possibly just a flub on the part of the Emmy judges) some worthy shows ended up getting boxed out and never won the most coveted award. While you prepare for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17 and ponder the possible victors, let’s examine the 25 best shows to never win an Outstanding Series Emmy.

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