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(1977–1982)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1982

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Edward Asner

Golden Globes, USA 1981

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Edward Asner
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Linda Kelsey

Golden Globes, USA 1980

Won
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Edward Asner
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Television Series
Linda Kelsey

Golden Globes, USA 1979

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Edward Asner
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Television Series
Linda Kelsey

Golden Globes, USA 1978

Won
Golden Globe
Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Edward Asner

Primetime Emmy Awards 1982

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nancy Marchand
For playing: "Margaret Pynchon".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Patrick Williams
For episode "Hometown".
Outstanding Cinematography for a Series
Robert F. Liu
For episode "Ghosts".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Gene Reynolds
For episode "Hometown".
Outstanding Drama Series
Gene Reynolds (executive producer)
Seth Freeman (producer)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Edward Asner
For playing: "Lou Grant".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Linda Kelsey
For playing: "Billie Newman".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Seth Freeman (writer)
For episode "Blacklist".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1981

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nancy Marchand
For playing "Margaret Pynchon".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Gene Reynolds (producer/executive producer)
Seth Freeman (producer)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Edward Asner
For playing "Lou Grant".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Mason Adams
For playing "Charlie Hume".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Robert Walden
For playing "Joe Rossi".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Linda Kelsey
For playing "Billie Newman".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Burt Brinckerhoff
For episode "Pack".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Gene Reynolds
For episode "Strike".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Seth Freeman
For episode "Rape".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
April Smith
For episode "Strike".
Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for a Series
James Galloway
For episode "Strike".
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Patrick Williams
For episode "Stroke".
Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling
Jean Austin (hairstylist)
For episode "Stroke".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1980

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Roger Young
For episode "Cop".
Outstanding Drama Series
Gene Reynolds (executive producer)
Seth Freeman (producer)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Edward Asner
For playing "Lou Grant".
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Patrick Williams
For episode "Hollywood".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nancy Marchand
For playing "Margaret Pynchon".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Seth Freeman (writer)
For episode "Cop".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Burt Brinckerhoff
For episode "Hollywood".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Peter Levin
For episode "Andrew, Part II: Trial".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Gene Reynolds
For episode "Influence".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Mason Adams
For playing "Charlie Hume".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Robert Walden
For playing "Joe Rossi".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nina Foch
For playing "Mrs. Polk". For episode "Hollywood".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Linda Kelsey
For playing "Billie Newman".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Allan Burns (writer)
Gene Reynolds (writer)
For episode "Brushfire".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Michele Gallery (writer)
For episode "Lou".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1979

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Gene Reynolds (executive producer)
Seth Freeman (producer)
Gary David Goldberg (producer)
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Michele Gallery
For episode "Dying".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Burt Brinckerhoff
For episode "Schools".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Mel Damski
For episode "Murder".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Gene Reynolds
For episode "Prisoner".
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series
James Galloway
For episode "Hooker".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Edward Asner
For playing: "Lou Grant".
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series
Patrick Williams (composer)
For episode "Prisoner".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Mason Adams
For playing: "Charlie Hume".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Robert Walden
For playing: "Joe Rossi".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Linda Kelsey
For playing: "Billie Newman".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nancy Marchand
For playing: "Margaret Pynchon".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Gene Reynolds
For episode "Marathon".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Leon Tokatyan
For episode "Vet".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1978

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nancy Marchand
For playing: "Margaret Pynchon".
Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series
Barnard Hughes
For playing: "Judge Felix Rushman". For episode "Judge".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Edward Asner
For playing: "Lou Grant".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Film Sound Editing for a Series
Tony Garber (sound editor)
Dale Johnston (sound editor)
Ron Clark (sound editor)
For episode "Nazi".
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Linda Kelsey
For playing: "Billie Newman".
Outstanding Drama Series
James L. Brooks (executive producer)
Allan Burns (executive producer)
Gene Reynolds (executive producer/producer)

American Cinema Editors, USA 1983

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
James Galloway
For episode "Recovery".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1982

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
James Galloway
For episode "Strike".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1981

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
James Galloway
For episode "Brushfire".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1979

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
James Galloway
For episode "Hooker".

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 1981

Won
Broadcasting Press Guild Award
Best Imported Programmme

Directors Guild of America, USA 1981

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Roger Young
Robert S. Mendelsohn (unit production manager) (plaque)
John Slosser (first assistant director) (plaque)
Carl Dubliclay (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Lou".
Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Gene Reynolds
For episode "Nightside".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1980

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Roger Young
Paul Nichols (first assistant director) (plaque)
Carl Dubliclay (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Cop".
Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Gene Reynolds
For episode "Bomb".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1979

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Gene Reynolds
Donald Baer (unit production manager) (plaque)
Paul Nichols (first assistant director) (plaque)
Carl Dubliclay (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Prisoner".

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1980

Nominated
Edgar
Best Television Episode
Michele Gallery
For episode "A Hollywood Whodunit".

Humanitas Prize 1982

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Gene Reynolds

Humanitas Prize 1981

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Bud Freeman
For episode "Streets".

Humanitas Prize 1979

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Leon Tokatyan
Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Michele Gallery
For episode "Dying".

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1980

Won
Golden Reel Award
Television One Hour Series: Sound Editing
Dale Johnston
Jayme S. Parker

Peabody Awards 1979

Won
Peabody Award
MTM Productions

Writers Guild of America, USA 1983

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Jeffrey Lane
For Lou Grant: Review (1982).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1982

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Michael Vittes
For Lou Grant: Campesinos (1981).
Episodic Drama
April Smith
For Lou Grant: Strike (1981).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1981

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Steve Kline
For Lou Grant: Blackout (1980).
Episodic Drama
Allan Burns
Gene Reynolds
For Lou Grant: Brushfire (1980).
Episodic Drama
April Smith

Writers Guild of America, USA 1980

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Leon Tokatyan
For Lou Grant: Vet (1979).
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Johnny Dawkins
For Lou Grant: Slammer (1979).
Episodic Drama
Gary David Goldberg
For Lou Grant: Home (1979).
Episodic Drama
David Lloyd
For Lou Grant: Exposé (1979).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1979

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Seth Freeman
For Lou Grant: Prisoner (1978).
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Gary David Goldberg
For Lou Grant: Murder (1978).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1978

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
David Lloyd
For Lou Grant: Christmas (1977).
Episodic Drama
Leonora Thuna

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