Father Knows Best Poster

(1954–1960)

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 1960

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead or Support)
Jane Wyatt
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Humor
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy
Dorothy Cooper (writer)
Roswell Rogers (writer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1959

Won
Primetime Emmy
Best Actress in a Leading Role (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series
Jane Wyatt
Best Direction of a Single Program of a Comedy Series
Peter Tewksbury
For episode "Medal for Margaret".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Best Comedy Series
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series
Robert Young
Best Supporting Actor (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series
Billy Gray
Best Supporting Actress (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series
Elinor Donahue
Best Writing of a Single Program of a Comedy Series
Roswell Rogers
For episode "Medal for Margaret".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1958

Won
Primetime Emmy
Best Continuing Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic or Comedy Series
Robert Young
Best Continuing Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic or Comedy Series
Jane Wyatt
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Best Comedy Series
Best Direction - Half Hour or Less
Peter Tewksbury
Best Teleplay Writing - Half Hour or Less
Roswell Rogers
For episode "Margaret Hires a Gardener".
Best Comedy Writing
Roswell Rogers
Paul West

Primetime Emmy Awards 1957

Won
Primetime Emmy
Best Continuing Performance by an Actor in a Dramatic Series
Robert Young
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Best Series - Half Hour or Less
Best Editing of a Film for Television
Richard Fantl (editor)
For episode "Betty's Birthday".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1956

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Best Actor - Continuing Performance
Robert Young

Logie Awards 1960

Won
Logie
Seven Network: Best Program

Online Film & Television Association 2011

Won
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Television Programs

Writers Guild of America, USA 1961

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Dorothy Cooper

Writers Guild of America, USA 1960

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Script, 30 Minutes or Less in Program Length
Dorothy Cooper
Script, 30 Minutes or Less in Program Length
Roswell Rogers

Writers Guild of America, USA 1957

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Situational Comedy, 30 Minutes in Length
Dorothy Cooper
Episodic Drama, 30 Minutes in Length
Roswell Rogers

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