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(1962–1986)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1971

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV Actor - Comedy or Musical
Merv Griffin

Primetime Emmy Awards 1971

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction of a Variety, Musical or Dramatic Program
Mort Lindsey (music director)
For episode "Big Band Salute", parts I & II.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1970

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction of a Variety, Musical or Dramatic Program
Mort Lindsey
For episode from Las Vegas with Chuck Connors, Joey Heatherton, Buddy Greco and Jack E. Leonard.

Daytime Emmy Awards 1985

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Talk/Service Show
Dick Carson
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Talk/Service Show
Peter Barsocchini
Outstanding Host in a Talk or Service Series
Merv Griffin
Outstanding Achievement in Directing - Special Class
Dick Carson
Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction
Vincenzo Cilurzo

Daytime Emmy Awards 1984

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Variety Series
Bob Murphy (executive producer)
Peter Barsocchini (producer)
Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Variety Series
Merv Griffin

Daytime Emmy Awards 1983

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Variety Series
Peter Barsocchini (producer)
Outstanding Individual Direction for a Variety Show
Dick Carson
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Variety Series
Merv Griffin

Daytime Emmy Awards 1982

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Variety Series
Merv Griffin
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Variety Series
Peter Barsocchini
Outstanding Individual Direction for a Variety Series
Dick Carson
For episode on 10 November 1981.

Daytime Emmy Awards 1981

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Variety Series
Peter Barsocchini (producer)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Variety Series
Merv Griffin
Outstanding Individual Direction for a Variety Series
Dick Carson
For episode "Salute to New York Dance".

Daytime Emmy Awards 1978

Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Talk, Service or Variety Series
Bob Murphy

Daytime Emmy Awards 1977

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Talk, Service or Variety Series
Bob Murphy (producer)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service or Variety Series
Merv Griffin
Outstanding Individual Director for a Daytime Variety Program
Dick Carson
For episode "Merv Griffin in Israel".

Daytime Emmy Awards 1976

Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service or Variety Series
Merv Griffin
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Daytime Programming
Dick Wilson (tape sound mixer)

Daytime Emmy Awards 1975

Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Director for a Daytime Variety Program
Dick Carson
For episode with Robert Goulet, 'Louis Prima' (qv and Shecky Greene.

Daytime Emmy Awards 1974

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Talk, Service or Variety Series
Bob Murphy
Best Individual Director for a Talk, Service or Variety Program
Dick Carson
For episode with Rosemary Clooney, Helen O'Connell, 'Fran Warren (I)' and Kay Starr.
Best Writing for a Talk, Service or Variety Program
Tony Garofalo
Bob Murphy
Merv Griffin
For episode with 'Bille Jean King', Mark Spitz, Hank Aaron and Johnny Unitas.
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Best Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service, or Variety Series
Merv Griffin
Best Individual Director for a Talk, Service or Variety Program
Ron Appling
For episode with Clint Eastwood, 'Forrest Tucker' (qv and 'Stanley Myron Handleman'.

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