Keke Palmer Historically Wins An Emmy For Outstanding Host For A Game Show, First To Be Won By A Black Woman

Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer‘s win is indeed proof of her versatility, charm, and rebrand since hosting the game show, which has been previously dominated by Men.

Keke Palmer won the Emmy for Outstanding Host for the game show


an NBC original. This was the first time this category has been part of Primetime Emmy since moving from daytime.

Palmer came out on top of the chain after beating long-time hosts of various shows including Family Feud’s Steve Harvey, Jeopardy!’s Ken Jennings, and Pat Sajak in Wheel Of Fortune.

Since the category’s last win by a woman in 2009, Palmer has become the first black woman to have been nominated and won in this category.

During her acceptance speech, the


actress had this to say,

“Wow. That is so exciting thank you so much. I’m just so thankful, I’m almost speechless. I want to thank the people who allowed this to happen, thank you to Jimmy Fallon, thank to NBC.”

The show is executively produced by Jimmy Fallon.

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