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(1981–1988)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1989

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Sharon Gless

Golden Globes, USA 1988

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Sharon Gless

Golden Globes, USA 1987

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Sharon Gless
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Tyne Daly

Golden Globes, USA 1986

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Sharon Gless
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Tyne Daly

Golden Globes, USA 1985

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Sharon Gless
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Tyne Daly

Golden Globes, USA 1984

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Tyne Daly

Primetime Emmy Awards 1988

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Tyne Daly
For playing "Mary Beth Lacey".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Sharon Gless
For playing "Chris Cagney".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1987

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Sharon Gless
For playing "Chris Cagney".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Sharron Miller
For episode "Turn, Turn, Turn", part II.
Outstanding Drama Series
Barney Rosenzweig (executive producer)
Jonathan Estrin (supervising producer)
Shelley List (supervising producer)
Ralph S. Singleton (producer)
Georgia Jeffries (producer)
P.K. Knelman (co-producer)
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Single Camera Production
Jeanene Ambler
For episode "Turn, Turn, Turn", part 1.
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Tyne Daly
For playing "Mary Beth Lacey".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
John Karlen
For playing "Harvey Lacey".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Georgia Jeffries (writer)
For episode "Turn, Turn, Turn", part 1.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1986

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Georg Stanford Brown
For episode "Parting Shots".
Outstanding Drama Series
Barney Rosenzweig (executive producer)
Liz Coe (supervising producer)
Ralph S. Singleton (producer)
Patricia Green (producer)
Steve Brown (producer)
P.K. Knelman (co-producer)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Sharon Gless
For playing "Chris Cagney".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
John Karlen
For playing "Harvey Lacey".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
Peggy McCay
For playing "Mrs. Carruthers". For episode "Mothers and Sons".
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
James Stacy
For playing "Ted Peters". For episode "The Gimp".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Tyne Daly
For playing "Mary Beth Lacey".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1985

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Karen Arthur
For episode "Heat".
Outstanding Drama Series
Barney Rosenzweig (executive producer)
Steve Brown (producer)
Terry Louise Fisher (producer)
Peter Lefcourt (producer)
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series
Jim Gross
For episode "Who Said It's Fair?", part II.
Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Series
Maury Harris (production mixer)
John Asman (re-recording mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
Ken S. Polk (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Heat".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Tyne Daly
For playing "Mary Beth Lacey".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Patricia Green
For episode "Who Said It's Fair", part II.
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Nan Schwartz (composer)
For episode "Organized Crime".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Sharon Gless
For playing "Chris Cagney".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
John Karlen
For playing "Harvey Lacey".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Deborah Arakelian
For episode "Child Witness".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1984

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Tyne Daly
For playing "Mary Beth Lacey".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Barney Rosenzweig (executive producer)
Peter Lefcourt (producer)
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series
Millie Moore
For episode "Choices".
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series
Geoffrey Rowland
For episode "The Baby Broker".
Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Series
Maury Harris (production mixer)
John Asman (re-recording mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
Ken S. Polk (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Bounty Hunter".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Sharon Gless
For playing "Chris Cagney".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1983

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Tyne Daly
For playing "Mary Beth Lacey".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Barney Rosenzweig (executive producer)
Harry R. Sherman (supervising producer)
Richard M. Rosenbloom (supervising producer)
April Smith (producer)
Joseph Stern (producer)
Terry Louise Fisher (producer)
Steve Brown (producer)
Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Series
Maury Harris (production mixer)
John Asman (re-recording mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
Ken S. Polk (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Recreational Use".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Sharon Gless
For playing "Chris Cagney".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1982

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling
Stephen Robinette (hairstylist)
For episode "Street Scene".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1988

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
Christopher Cooke
For episode "Turn, Turn, Turn - Part II".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1986

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
Geoffrey Rowland
For episode "Rules of the Game".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1985

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
Geoffrey Rowland
For episode "Heart".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1984

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
Geoffrey Rowland
For episode "Burn Out".

Casting Society of America, USA 1987

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Episodic
Diane Dimeo

Casting Society of America, USA 1986

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Episodic
Diane Dimeo

Casting Society of America, USA 1985

Won
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Episodic
Diane Dimeo
Tied with Lori Openden and Simon Ayer for Hill Street Blues (1981).

Directors Guild of America, USA 1988

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Sharron Miller
For episode "Turn, Turn, Turn", part I.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1986

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Ray Danton
For episode "Who Says It's Fair: Part 2".

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1988

Nominated
Edgar
Best Television Episode
David Abramowitz
For episode "The Right To Remain Silent".

Humanitas Prize 1988

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Kathryn Ford
For episode "Don't I Know You?".
60 Minute Category
Shelley List
Jonathan Estrin
For episode "Turn, Turn, Turn", part II.

Humanitas Prize 1986

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Robert Eisele

Humanitas Prize 1985

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Georgia Jeffries
For episode "An Unusual Occurrence".

Los Angeles Women in Film Festival 1988

Won
Lilian Gish Award
Excellence in Episodic Directing
Sharron Miller
For episode "Turn, Turn, Turn", part 2.
Sharron Miller
For episode "Don't I Know You?" [A correction for the incorrect title already in your database]

Television Critics Association Awards 1985

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Drama

TV Land Awards 2007

Nominated
TV Land Award
Favorite Lady Gumshoe
Tyne Daly
Sharon Gless

TV Land Awards 2006

Nominated
TV Land Award
Coolest Crime Fighting Team
Tyne Daly
Sharon Gless

TV Land Awards 2004

Nominated
TV Land Award
Favorite Crimestopper Duo
Sharon Gless
Tyne Daly

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1988

Won
Q Award
Best Quality Drama Series
Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Sharon Gless
Nominated
Q Award
Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Tyne Daly

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1987

Won
Q Award
Best Directing in a Quality Drama Series
Sharron Miller
For episode "Turn, Turn, Turn".
Best Quality Drama Series
Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Sharon Gless
Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series
John Karlen
Best Writing in a Quality Drama Series
Shelley List
Jonathan Estrin
For episode "Turn, Turn, Turn: Part 2".

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1986

Won
Q Award
Best Quality Drama Series
Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Sharon Gless
Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series
John Karlen

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1985

Won
Q Award
Best Quality Drama Series
Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Sharon Gless

Writers Guild of America, USA 1988

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Georgia Jeffries

Writers Guild of America, USA 1986

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Georgia Jeffries
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Deborah Arakelian
Episodic Drama
Patricia Green

Writers Guild of America, USA 1985

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Peter Lefcourt

Writers Guild of America, USA 1984

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Peter Lefcourt

Young Artist Awards 1988

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress - Guest Starring in a Television Drama
Alyson Croft
Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Drama Series
Tony La Torre

Young Artist Awards 1986

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor - Guest in a Television Series
Bumper Robinson
Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress - Guest in a Television Series
Kristy Swanson
For the season premiere.

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