Awards for 1997
WINNERSMarvin's Room: Jerry Zaks (director), Scott McPherson (writer), Scott Rudin (producer), Jane Rosenthal (producer), Robert De Niro (producer), Tod Scott Brody (executive prodcuer), Lori Steinberg (executive prodcuer)Fly Away Home: Carroll Ballard (director), Robert Rodat (writer), Vince McKewin (writer), Carol Baum (producer), John Veitch (producer)Mr. Holland's Opus: Stephen Herek (director), Patrick Sheane Duncan (writer), Robert W. Cort (producer), Ted Field (producer)
WINNERSTurning Point: unknown
For episode "Race for a Miracle: The Brad and Vicki Margus Story".The American Experience: unknown
For episode "TR, The Story of Theodore Roosevelt".A Brother's Promise: The Dan Jansen Story: Bill Corcoran (director), Wesley Bishop (writer), Susan Murdoch (producer), Daniel H. Blatt (executive producer)ABC News Nightline
For the feature "The Gift".
Special Christopher Award
WINNERTouched by an Angel
Heavenly messengers help human beings as they grapple with life's problems and promise. Deep respect for personal and spiritual beliefs is a trademark of this quality family series from CBS Television.