Emmy Winners for Best Drama

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1.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
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A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil. (55 mins.)
“ 2012

Voters must have forgot to watch Breaking Bad, Mad Men, or Game of Thrones ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
2.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper. (47 mins.)
“ 2011 S4
2010 S3
2009 S2
2008 S1 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
3.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life. (55 mins.)
“ 2007 S6 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
4.
24 (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster. (44 mins.)
“ 2006 S4 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
5.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island. (44 mins.)
“ 2005 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
6.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life. (55 mins.)
“ 2004 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
7.
The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House. (44 mins.)
“ 2003
2002
2001
2000 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
8.
The Practice (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
We follow the exploits and cases of defense attorneys of a Boston law firm. Bobby Donnell is the senior defense attorney and founder of the firm. (60 mins.)
“ 1999
1998 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
9.
Law & Order (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court. (45 mins.)
“ 1997 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
10.
ER (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital. (44 mins.)
“ 1996 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
11.
NYPD Blue (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's fictional 15th precinct investigate criminal cases. (45 mins.)
“ 1995 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
12.
Picket Fences (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An aging sheriff tries to keep the peace in a small town plagued by bizarre and violent crimes. (120 mins.)
“ 1994
1993 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
13.
Northern Exposure (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A newly graduated doctor is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town. (60 mins.)
“ 1992 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
14.
L.A. Law (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm. (46 mins.)
“ 1991
1990
1989 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
15.
Thirtysomething (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Hope and Michael are a married couple in their thirties, living in Philadelphia, and struggling with everyday adult angst... (60 mins.)
“ 1988 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
16.
L.A. Law (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm. (46 mins.)
“ 1987 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
17.
Cagney & Lacey (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives. (60 mins.)
“ 1986
1985 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
18.
Hill Street Blues (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct. (60 mins.)
“ 1984
1983
1982
1981\ ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
19.
Lou Grant (1977 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The trials of the former TV station manager, turned newspaper city editor, and his journalist staff. (60 mins.)
“ 1980
1979 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
20.
The Rockford Files (1974 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator. (60 mins.)
“ 1978 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
21.
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff. (60 mins.)
“ 1977 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
22.
Police Story (1973 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department... (120 mins.)
“ 1976 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
23.
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff. (60 mins.)
“ 1975
1974 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
24.
The Waltons (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The life and trials of a 1930s and 1940s Virginia mountain family through financial depression and World War II. (60 mins.)
“ 1973 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
25.
Elizabeth R (1971 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisers know she has to marry. Doesn't she? Thus starts a decades-long political/ matrimonial game, during an age of high passions and high achievement. (85 mins.)
“ 1972 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
26.
The Bold Ones: The Senator (1970 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Hays Stowe is a new senator who comes to Washington DC with his wife Erin and daughter Norma. He arrives... (60 mins.)
“ 1971 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
27.
Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant... (60 mins.)
“ 1970 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
28.
NET Playhouse (1964 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
(90 mins.)
“ 1969 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
29.
Mission: Impossible (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture. (50 mins.)
“ 1968
1967 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
30.
The Fugitive (1963 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer. (51 mins.)
“ 1966
1965 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
31.
The Defenders (1961 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day. (60 mins.)
“ 1964
1963
1962 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
32.
Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Probably the longest-running anthology series on television, the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" has been presenting television dramatizations of famous plays and books, as well as original programs especially written for the series, since 1951.
“ 1961 (Macbeth) ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
33.
Playhouse 90 (1956 TV Series)
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(90 mins.)
“ 1960
1959 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
34.
Goodyear Theatre (1957 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Don Taylor
“ 1958 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
35.
Playhouse 90 (1956 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
(90 mins.)
“ 1957 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
36.
Producers' Showcase (1954 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them. (90 mins.)
“ 1956 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
37.
The United States Steel Hour (1953 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown. (60 mins.)
“ 1955
1954 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
38.
Robert Montgomery Presents (1950 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing... (60 mins.)
“ 1953 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
39.
Studio One in Hollywood (1948 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas... (60 mins.)
“ 1952 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
40.
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Dramatic anthology series presenting plays adopted from Pulitzer Prize winning stories, plays, novels, etc. (60 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Carra
“ 1951 ” - oudekerk-181-79560