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Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1981

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Melissa Gilbert

Golden Globes, USA 1979

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Michael Landon

Golden Globes, USA 1977

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama

Primetime Emmy Awards 1983

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography for a Series
Harry L. Wolf
For episode "The Wild Boy", part I.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1982

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
David Rose
For episode "He Was Only Twelve", part II.
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography for a Series
Ted Voigtlander
For episode "He Was Only Twelve", part II.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1981

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography for a Series
Ted Voigtlander
For episodes "Sylvia", Parts I & II.
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
David Rose
For episode "The Lost Ones", part I.
Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling
Larry Germain (hairstylist)
For episodes "To See The Light", parts I & II.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1980

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography for a Series
Ted Voigtlander
For episode "May We Make Them Proud".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1979

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography for a Series
Ted Voigtlander
For episode "The Craftsman".
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series
David Rose (composer)
For episode "The Craftsman".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1978

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography in Entertainment Programming for a Series
Ted Voigtlander
For episode "The Fighter".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Makeup
Hank Edds (makeup)
Allan Snyder (makeup)
For episode "The Fighter".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Any Area of Creative Technical Crafts
Larry Germain (hairstylist)
Gladys Witten (hairstylist)
For episode "Here Comes the Brides".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Melissa Sue Anderson
For playing: "Mary Ingalls".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1977

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Any Area of Creative Technical Crafts
Larry Germain (hairstylist)
For episode "To Live With Fear", parts I & II.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1976

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series
David Rose
For episode "Remember Me", parts I and II.
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography for Entertainment Programming for a Series
Ted Voigtlander
For episode "Remember Me", parts I and II.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1975

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Any Area of Creative Technical Crafts
Larry Germain (hairstylist)
For episode "If I Should Wake Before I Die".

Online Film & Television Association 2013

Won
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Television Programs

People's Choice Awards, USA 1979

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Dramatic Program

People's Choice Awards, USA 1978

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Dramatic Program

TP de Oro, Spain 1980

Won
TP de Oro
Best Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)
Melissa Sue Anderson

TP de Oro, Spain 1976

Won
TP de Oro
Best Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)
Karen Grassle
Best Foreign Series (Mejor Serie Extranjera)

TV Land Awards 2008

Nominated
TV Land Award
Character You'd Pay to Do Your Homework for You
Melissa Sue Anderson
Siblings That Make You Grateful for Your Own Crazy Family
Alison Arngrim
Jonathan Gilbert

TV Land Awards 2006

Won
TV Land Award
Character Most Desperately in Need of a Timeout
Alison Arngrim
Tied with Danielle Spencer from '"What's Happening!!" (1976)'.
Most Memorable Kiss
Melissa Gilbert
Dean Butler
Nominated
TV Land Award
Teacher of the Year
Charlotte Stewart

TV Land Awards 2004

Nominated
TV Land Award
Most Memorable Mane
Michael Landon

Western Heritage Awards 1975

Won
Bronze Wrangler
Fictional Television Drama
Ed Friendly (producer)
Michael Landon (actor)
Melissa Sue Anderson (actor)
Melissa Gilbert (actor)
Karen Grassle (actor)

Western Writers of America 1981

Won
Spur Award
Best TV Script
Michael Landon
For episode "May We Make Them Proud".

Writers Guild of America, USA 1981

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
John T. Dugan

Young Artist Awards 2002

Won
Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award
Alison Arngrim

Young Artist Awards 1984

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress in a Drama Series
Melissa Gilbert
Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress in a Drama Series
Allison Balson
For the return of Nellie.
Best Young Actress in a Drama Series
Shannen Doherty
Best Young Actor in a Drama Series
David Friedman
Best Young Actor in a Drama Series
Matthew Labyorteaux

Young Artist Awards 1983

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress in a Drama Series
Melissa Gilbert
Tied with Jill Whelan for The Love Boat (1977).
Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best New Family Television Series
Best Young Actress in a Drama Series
Allison Balson
Best Young Actress in a Drama Series
Melissa Francis
Best Young Actress in a Drama Series
Shannen Doherty
Best Young Actor in a Drama Series
David Friedman
Best Young Actor in a Drama Series
Matthew Labyorteaux
Best Young Actress, Guest on a Series
Sheri Strahl
For episode "A Christmas to Remember".

Young Artist Awards 1982

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Television Series - Family Enjoyment
Best Young Actress in a Television Series
Olivia Barash
For the Sylvia Segment.
Best Young Actress in a Television Series
Melissa Francis

Young Artist Awards 1981

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Comedienne
Alison Arngrim

Young Artist Awards 1980

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best TV Series or Special Featuring Youth
Best Juvenile Actress in a TV Series or Special
Melissa Gilbert

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