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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1966 Nominated
Oscar
Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects
Time Piece (1965)

Primetime Emmy Awards

1990 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
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For episode "The Song Of The Cloud Forest".
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
For episode "The Song of the Cloud Forest".
1989 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
For episode "Dog City".
Outstanding Special Events
Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting (1989)
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Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
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For episode "Muppet Variety #6 The Heartless Giant".
1988 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
The Storyteller (1987)
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For episode "A Story Short".
Outstanding Children's Program
The Storyteller (1987)
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For episode "The Luckchild".
Outstanding Children's Program
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)
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1987 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
The Storyteller (1987)
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For episode "Hans My Hedgehog".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
The Christmas Toy (1986)
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1981 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The Muppet Show (1976)
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Outstanding Children's Program
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
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1980 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety or Music Program
The Muppet Show (1976)
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Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
The Muppet Show (1976)
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For episode with Alan Arkin (4.20).
1979 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program
The Muppet Show (1976)
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1978 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series
The Muppet Show (1976)
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Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series
The Muppet Show (1976)
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For episode with Dom DeLuise (2.11).
1977 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series
The Muppet Show (1976)
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Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series
The Muppet Show (1976)
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For episode with Paul Williams (#1.8).

BAFTA Awards

1992 Won
BAFTA TV Award
Best Children's Programme (Fiction)
The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990)
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1980 Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best Light Entertainment Programme/Series
The Muppet Show (1976)
1979 Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best Light Entertainment Programme/Series
The Muppet Show (1976)
1978 Won
BAFTA TV Award
Most Original Programme/Series
The Muppet Show (1976)
Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best Light Entertainment Programme/Series
The Muppet Show (1976)

Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival

1983 Won
Grand Prize
The Dark Crystal (1982)
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CableACE Awards

1988 Won
ACE
Children's Educational or Informational Special or Series
Down at Fraggle Rock... Behind the Scenes (1987)
Nominated
ACE
Children's Entertainment Special or Series - 8 and Younger
Fraggle Rock (1983)
1987 Won
ACE
Children's Programing Special or Series - 8 and Younger
Fraggle Rock (1983)
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Nominated
ACE
Children's Programing Special or Series - 8 and Younger
The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (1986)
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1985 Nominated
ACE
Children's Programming Series
Fraggle Rock (1983)
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1979 Won
ACE
Other
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)

Daytime Emmy Awards

1991 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Jim Henson Presents Mother Goose Stories (1987)
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1989 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
Muppet Babies (1984)
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1988 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
Muppet Babies (1984)
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1987 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
Muppet Babies (1984)
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1986 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
Muppet Babies (1984)
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1985 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
Muppet Babies (1984)
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1979 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming
Sesame Street (1969)
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1976 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Programming
Sesame Street (1969)
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Golden Camera, Germany

1979 Won
Golden Camera
Best Entertainment Show
The Muppet Show (1976)

Jim Henson was not present at the Awards ceremony. Steve Whitmire, Josef Göhlen, Kermit the Frog ... More

Jim Henson was not present at the Awards ceremony. Steve Whitmire, Josef Göhlen, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy accepted the Award on his behalf.


Grammy Awards

1980 Won
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
The Muppet Movie (1979)
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1979 Won
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
The Muppet Show (1976)
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1976 Nominated
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
Sesame Street (1969)
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For the album "Merry Christmas from Sesame Street".
1971 Won
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
Sesame Street (1969)
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Hugo Awards

1987 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Labyrinth (1986)
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1983 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
The Dark Crystal (1982)
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News & Documentary Emmy Awards

1974 Won
Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming
Sesame Street (1969)
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Online Film & Television Association

2012 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Adapted Song
The Muppets (2011)
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For the song "The Muppet Show Theme".

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

2005 Won
Time-Machine Honorary Award

Television Critics Association Awards

1990 Won
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Children's Programming
Won
Career Achievement Award
1989 Nominated
Career Achievement Award
1988 Nominated
Career Achievement Award
1986 Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Children's Programming

Walk of Fame

1991 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Television
On 24 September 1991. At 6631 Hollywood Blvd.

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