Biggest Emmy Award Upsets of the Past 25 Years

From whacked Sopranos to spoiled Hamms, the award show's most shocking wins and surprising losses

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Best Drama, 1999

It launched an artistic revolution, started a cultural sensation, and (with Sex and the City) began HBO's reign as the network to end all networks — but one thing The Sopranos legendary first season didn't do is get recognized as the best drama on TV. That honor went to The Practice, one of auteur David E. Kelley’s many idiosyncratic legal dramas. Stugotz.

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