Awards for 1949
For his original design of the Emmy.
McManus was presented with a plaque as an award instead of a copy of the very statue which he was being honored for.
Best Film Made for Television
WINNERYour Show Time
For episode "The Necklace".
For episode "Tell-Tale Heart".
Most Popular Television Program
NOMINEESArmchair Detective: (KTLA)Judy Splinters: (KTLA)
Most Outstanding Television Personality
WINNERShirley Dinsdale (KTLA)
... and her puppet Judy Splinters.
NOMINEESRita La Roy (KTLA)Mike Stokey (KTLA)Bill Welsh (KTLA)