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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1998 Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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1997 Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Jerry Maguire (1996)
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1988 Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Broadcast News (1987)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Broadcast News (1987)
1984 Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Best Director
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Terms of Endearment (1983)

Golden Globes, USA

1998 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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1988 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Broadcast News (1987)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Broadcast News (1987)
1984 Won
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Terms of Endearment (1983)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2013 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode: "Treehouse of Horror XXIII".
2012 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Holidays of Future Passed"
2011 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Angry Dad - The Movie."
2010 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Once Upon A Time In Springfield".
2009 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Gone Maggie Gone".
2008 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind".
2007 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "The Haw-Hawed Couple".
2006 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "The Seemingly Neverending Story".
2005 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Future Drama".
2004 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "The Way We Weren't".
2003 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Three Gays Of The Condo".
2002 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "She Of Little Faith".
2001 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Homr".
2000 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Behind The Laughter".
1999 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Viva Ned Flanders".
1998 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Trash Of The Titans".
1997 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Homer's Phobia".
1996 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Treehouse of Horror VI".
1995 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Lisa's Wedding".
1992 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Radio Bart".
1991 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment".
1990 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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For episodes "Ginny Eats Escrow" & "I Hate Paris". Tied with Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow... More

For episodes "Ginny Eats Escrow" & "I Hate Paris". Tied with Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow (1989).

Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Life on the Fast Lane".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)
The Simpsons (1989)
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For episode "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire (#1.1)".
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show (1990)
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1989 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
Shared with:
For episode "5W76".
1988 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
Shared with:
For episodes "Ginny Redux", "Fear" and "Real Lace".
1987 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
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For episodes "The Lottery", "Girl on a Ledge" and "Ambulance Pick Up".
1983 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
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1982 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
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1981 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
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1980 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
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1979 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Taxi (1978)
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1978 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Lou Grant (1977)
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1977 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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For episode "The Last Show".
1976 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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1975 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Rhoda (1974)
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Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Rhoda (1974)
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For episode "Rhoda's Wedding".
1974 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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1973 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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For episode "The Good-Time News".
1972 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Series - Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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1971 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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For episode "Support Your Local Mother".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Series - Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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Outstanding New Series
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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American Cinema Editors, USA

2005 Won
Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award

Annie Awards

2008 Nominated
Annie
Best Writing in an Animated Feature Production
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
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Berlin International Film Festival

1988 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Broadcast News (1987)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1988 Won
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Broadcast News (1987)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1998 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Director
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Best Screenplay
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Czech Lions

1999 Nominated
Czech Lion
Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
As Good as It Gets (1997)

Directors Guild of America, USA

1998 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
As Good as It Gets (1997)
1988 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Broadcast News (1987)
1984 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Terms of Endearment (1983)
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Imagen Foundation Awards

2005 Nominated
Imagen Award
Best Director - Film
Spanglish (2004)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1987 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Broadcast News (1987)
1983 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Best Screenplay
Terms of Endearment (1983)

National Board of Review, USA

1983 Won
NBR Award
Best Director
Terms of Endearment (1983)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1984 3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Terms of Endearment (1983)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1987 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Broadcast News (1987)
Best Screenplay
Broadcast News (1987)
1983 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Terms of Endearment (1983)

Online Film & Television Association

2008 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Animated Picture
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
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1998 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Comedy/Musical Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Shared with:
Best Director
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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1997 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Comedy/Musical Picture
Jerry Maguire (1996)
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PGA Awards

2008 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
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1998 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

1997 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Original
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Satellite Awards

1998 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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ShoWest Convention, USA

1989 Won
ShoWest Award
Director of the Year

Society of Texas Film Critics Awards

1997 2nd place
STFC Award
Best Screenplay, Original
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

1998 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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TV Land Awards

2007 Won
Medallion Award
Taxi (1978)
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Television Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominated
Career Achievement Award

U.S. Comedy Arts Festival

1999 Won
AFI Filmmaker Award

Writers Guild of America, USA

2006 Won
Herb Sargent Award
1998 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
As Good as It Gets (1997)
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Won
Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement
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1988 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Broadcast News (1987)
1984 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
Terms of Endearment (1983)
1980 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
Starting Over (1979)
1978 Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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1973 Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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1968 Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
That Girl (1966)

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