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Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

2013 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special
The Oscars (2013)
2012 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special
The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012)
Outstanding Special Class Programs
The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012)
Shared with:
2011 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Programs
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011)
Shared with:
Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011)
2009 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Super Bowl XLIII (2009)
For Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Super Bowl Halftime Show.
Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs
Super Bowl XLIII (2009)
Shared with:
For Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Super Bowl Halftime Show.
2008 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Great Performances (1971)
Shared with:
For episode "James Taylor: One Man Band".
2007 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Program
Super Bowl XLI Halftime Show (2007)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony (2002)
Shared with:
1998 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope (1998)
Shared with:
1997 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Variety or Music Program
Centennial Olympic Games: Opening Ceremonies (1996)
1996 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1995)
Shared with:
1994 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1993)
Shared with:
1993 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Bob Hope: The First 90 Years (1993)
Shared with:
1991 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Classical Program in the Performing Arts
Carnegie Hall: Live at 100 (1990)
Shared with:
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990)
Shared with:
1990 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
The 43rd Annual Tony Awards (1989)
Shared with:
1989 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Special Events
The 42nd Annual Tony Awards (1988)
Shared with:
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Tap Dance in America (1989)
(Screened within Great Performances: Dance in America (1976)).
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Tap Dance in America (1989)
Shared with:
(Screened within Great Performances: Dance in America (1976)).
1988 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (1988)
Shared with:
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Classical
Great Performances: Dance in America (1976)
For episode "David Gordon's Made in U.S.A.".
1987 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1986)
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The 41st Annual Tony Awards (1987)
Shared with:
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Classical Program in the Performing Arts
Carnegie Hall: The Grand Reopening (1987)
Shared with:
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Liberty Weekend (1986)
Shared with:
For the closing ceremonies.
1985 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Classical Music/Dance Programming - Directing
Great Performances: Dance in America (1976)
Shared with:
For episode "Baryshnikov by Tharp with American Ballet Theatre".
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Motown Returns to the Apollo (1985)
Shared with:
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Classical Program in the Performing Arts
Great Performances: Dance in America (1976)
Shared with:
For episode "Baryshnikov by Tharp with American Ballet Theatre".
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Motown Returns to the Apollo (1985)
1984 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1983)
1983 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (1983)
Shared with:
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (1983)
1982 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Baryshnikov in Hollywood (1982)
Outstanding Informational Series
The Barbara Walters Special (1976)
Shared with:
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Baryshnikov in Hollywood (1982)
Shared with:
1981 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
Donahue and Kids (1981)
Shared with:
Outstanding Directing in a Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1980)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Series
The Barbara Walters Special (1976)
Shared with:
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Children's Programming
Donahue and Kids (1981)
1980 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety or Music Program
Goldie and Liza Together (1980)
Shared with:

American Choreography Awards, USA

2003 Won
Governors Award

CableACE Awards

1987 Nominated
ACE
Directing a Music Special
Liza in London (1986)
1985 Nominated
ACE
Directing a Music Special
The Shirley MacLaine Show (1985)
1983 Nominated
ACE
Single Program - General Entertainment or Variety: Comedy
On Location (1976)
For episode "An Evening with Robin Williams"

Daytime Emmy Awards

2010 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Directing
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial (2009)
Outstanding Special Class Special
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial (2009)
Shared with:
2009 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
From the Top at Carnegie Hall (2007)
Shared with:
2008 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Lifestyle Show
From the Top at Carnegie Hall (2007)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2014 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports - Specials
The Oscars (2013)
2013 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety
The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012)
2012 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011)
2010 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial (2009)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Timeless: Live in Concert (2001)
Shared with:
1997 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Great Performances (1971)
Shared with:
For episode "Centennial Olympic Games: Opening Ceremonies".
1990 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Tap Dance in America (1989)
Shared with:
1986 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Motown Returns to the Apollo (1985)
Shared with:
1985 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Great Performances: Dance in America (1976)
Shared with:
For episode "Baryshnikov by Tharp With American Ballet Theatre".
1984 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (1983)
1983 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Shirley MacLaine... Illusions (1982)
Shared with:
Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary/Actuality
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1982)
1981 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Actuality
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1980)
Shared with:
Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Goldie and Liza Together (1980)
1980 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Actuality
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1979)
Shared with:
Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
The 3rd Barry Manilow Special (1979)
1979 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Actuality
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1978)
Shared with:

PGA Awards

2012 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award in Television

Walk of Fame

2014 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Television
On December 11, 2014. At 7013 Hollywood Blvd.

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