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(1971–1981)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1977

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Supporting Actress - Television
Ellen Corby

Golden Globes, USA 1976

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Michael Learned

Golden Globes, USA 1975

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV Show - Drama
Best TV Actress - Drama
Michael Learned
Best TV Actor - Drama
Richard Thomas
Best Supporting Actress - Television
Ellen Corby
Best Supporting Actor - Television
Will Geer

Golden Globes, USA 1974

Won
Golden Globe
Best TV Show - Drama
Best Supporting Actress - Television
Ellen Corby
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Supporting Actor - Television
Will Geer
Best TV Actress - Drama
Michael Learned
Best TV Actor - Drama
Richard Thomas

Golden Globes, USA 1973

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV Show - Drama
Best TV Actress - Drama
Ellen Corby
Best TV Actress - Drama
Michael Learned

Primetime Emmy Awards 1978

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Will Geer
For playing: "Zebulon Walton". Posthumously.
Outstanding Film Editing in a Drama Series
Bill Mosher (editor)
For episode "Grandma Comes Home".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Ralph Waite
For playing: "John Walton, Sr.".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Michael Learned
For playing: "Olivia Walton".
Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Series
Ellen Corby
For playing: "Esther Walton". For episode "Grandma Comes Home".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1977

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series
Beulah Bondi
For playing: "Martha Corinne Walton". For episode "The Pony Cart".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Will Geer
For playing: "Zebulon Walton".
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Ellen Corby
For playing: "Esther Walton".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Michael Learned
For playing: "Olivia Walton".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1976

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Michael Learned
For playing: "Olivia Walton".
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Ellen Corby
For playing: "Esther Walton".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Will Geer
For playing: "Zebulon Walton".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1975

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Will Geer
For playing: "Zebulon Walton".
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Ellen Corby
For playing: "Esther Walton".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Lee Rich (executive producer)
Robert L. Jacks (producer)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Michael Learned
For playing: "Olvia Walton".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1974

Won
Primetime Emmy
Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Michael Learned
For playing: "Olivia Walton".
Best Writing in Drama
Joanna Lee
For episode "The Thanksgiving Story".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Lee Rich (executive producer)
Robert L. Jacks (producer)
Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Richard Thomas
For playing: "John-Boy Walton".
Best Supporting Actor in Drama
Will Geer
For playing: "Zebulon Walton".
Best Supporting Actress in Drama
Ellen Corby
For playing: "Esther Walton".
Best Directing in Drama - A Single Program of a Series with Continuing Characters and/or Theme
Harry Harris
For episode "The Journey".
Best Directing in Drama - A Single Program of a Series with Continuing Characters and/or Theme
Philip Leacock
For episode "The Thanksgiving Story".
Best Writing in Drama
John McGreevey
For episode "The Easter Story".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1973

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series - Continuing
Lee Rich (executive producer)
Robert L. Jacks (producer)
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama Series - Continuing)
Richard Thomas
For playing: "John-Boy Walton".
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Drama Series - Continuing)
Michael Learned
For playing: "Olivia Walton".
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Drama
Ellen Corby
For playing: "Esther Walton".
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama
John McGreevey
For episode "The Scholar".
Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for Entertainment Programming - For a Series or a Single Program of a Series
Gene Fowler Jr. (editor)
Marjorie Fowler (editor)
Anthony Wollner (editor)
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding New Series
Lee Rich (executive producer)
Robert L. Jacks (producer)
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama
Will Geer
For playing: "Zebulon Walton".
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama - A Single Program of a Series with Continuing Characters and/or Theme
Lee Philips
For episode "The Love Story".
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama
Earl Hamner Jr.
For episode "The Love Story".
Outstanding Achievement in Makeup
Robert Sidell (makeup)
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1972

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Patricia Neal
For playing: "Olivia Walton". For episode: "The Homecoming: A Christmas Story".
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama - A Single Program
Fielder Cook
For episode "The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (#1.0)".
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama - Adaptation
Earl Hamner Jr.
For episode "The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (#1.0)".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1974

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
Alan Jaggs
Bill Lewis
Gene Fowler Jr.
For episode "The Thanksgiving Story".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1972

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Television Program
Gene Fowler Jr.
Marjorie Fowler
For episode "The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (#1.0)".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1974

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Harry Harris
For episode "The Journey".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1973

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Robert Butler
Neil T. Maffeo (unit production manager) (plaque)
Lynn Guthrie (first assistant director) (plaque)
Miles Tilton (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Dust Bowl Cousins".

Humanitas Prize 1980

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Marion Hargrove
For episode "The Death Of Me Yet".

Humanitas Prize 1977

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Jack Miller

Humanitas Prize 1976

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Kathleen Hite

Humanitas Prize 1975

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Hindi Brooks

Online Film & Television Association 2013

Won
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Television Programs

Peabody Awards 1973

Won
Peabody Award

People's Choice Awards, USA 1976

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Dramatic Program

People's Choice Awards, USA 1975

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Dramatic Program
Tied with Kojak (1973).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1980

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Ernie Wallengren (as E.F. Wallengren)

Writers Guild of America, USA 1979

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Ray Cunneff
Episodic Drama
John McGreevey

Writers Guild of America, USA 1976

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Hindi Brooks

Writers Guild of America, USA 1975

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Jeb Rosebrook

Writers Guild of America, USA 1974

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
John McGreevey (written by)
Earl Hamner Jr. (story)
Episodic Drama
Joanna Lee
Episodic Drama
Sheldon Stark
Episodic Drama
Joanna Lee (teleplay)
Earl Hamner Jr. (story)

Young Artist Awards 1980

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best TV Series or Special Featuring Youth

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