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The Jack Benny Program Poster

(1950–1965)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1964

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV Show

Primetime Emmy Awards 1963

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy
Frederick De Cordova
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy
Sam Perrin
George Balzer
Al Gordon
Hal Goldman
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1961

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Humor

Primetime Emmy Awards 1960

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy
Ralph Levy
Bud Yorkin
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy
Sam Perrin (writer)
George Balzer (writer)
Al Gordon (writer)
Hal Goldman (writer)
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Humor

Primetime Emmy Awards 1959

Won
Primetime Emmy
Best Comedy Series
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series
Jack Benny
Best Writing of a Single Program of a Comedy Series
Sam Perrin
George Balzer
Al Gordon
Hal Goldman
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
For episode with Ernie Kovacs.
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Best Direction of a Single Program of a Comedy Series
Seymour Berns
For episode with Gary Cooper.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1958

Won
Primetime Emmy
Best Continuing Performance (Male) in a Series by a Comedian, Singer, Host, Dancer, M.C., Announcer, Narrator, Panelist, or any Person who Essentially Plays Himself
Jack Benny
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Best Comedy Series
Best Comedy Writing
Sam Perrin
George Balzer
Al Gordon
Hal Goldman
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1957

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Best Series - Half Hour or Less
Best Continuing Performance by a Comedian in a Series
Jack Benny
Best Comedy Writing - Variety or Situation Comedy
Sam Perrin
George Balzer
Hal Goldman
Al Gordon
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1956

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Best Comedy Series
Best Comedy Writing
Sam Perrin
George Balzer
Hal Goldman
Al Gordon
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1955

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Best Variety Series Including Musical Variety
Best Written Comedy Material
George Balzer
Milt Josefsberg
Sam Perrin
John Tackaberry
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)

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