Keke Palmer Hits the 'Emmy' High Note: First Woman in 15 Years to Win for Game Show Hosting

Now that's what you call a big boss move!

Over the weekend, Keke Palmer added another Emmy Award to her collection after beating Jeopardy!’s hosts Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik, Family Feud’s Steve Harvey, and Wheel of Fortune’s Pat Sajak for the Emmy for Outstanding Host for a Game Show for NBC’s Password. And she became the first woman to win the award since 2009.

“Wow. That is so exciting thank you so much. I’m really 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,” she said during her acceptance speech.

Fallon also praised Palmer, saying she's “Sharp, charming, and quick-witted, all while looking like a superstar. There’s no one like Keke Palmer.”

Palmer won her first Emmy in 2021 for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for the Facebook Watch series Turnt Up With The Taylors.

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