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Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 1993

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Hal Gurnee (director)
For show #1723.
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series
Peter Lassally (executive producer)
Robert Morton (co-executive producer)
Jude Brennan (producer)
David Letterman (host)
For show #1711.
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Rob Burnett (head writer)
Steve O'Donnell (writer)
Gerard Mulligan (writer)
Larry Jacobson (writer)
Steve Young (writer)
Spike Feresten (writer)
Jill Davis (writer)
Bill Scheft (writer)
Jon Beckerman (writer)
Donick Cary (writer)
Brian Reich (writer)
David Letterman (writer)
National Broadcasting Company (NBC)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1992

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Hal Gurnee (director)
For episode "10th Anniversary Special".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Direction
Paul Shaffer (music director)
Bruce Kapler (arranger)
For episode "10th Anniversary Special".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Steve O'Donnell (head writer)
Gerard Mulligan (writer)
Larry Jacobson (writer)
Rob Burnett (writer)
Paul Simms (writer)
Steve Young (writer)
Spike Feresten (writer)
Maria Pope (writer)
Joe Furey (writer)
Ken Keeler (writer)
Jill Davis (writer)
Bill Scheft (writer)
Adam Resnick (writer)
David Letterman (writer)
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program (Series)
David Letterman (executive producer/host)
Jack Rollins (executive producer)
Robert Morton (producer)
For episode "10th Anniversary Special".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1991

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Hal Gurnee (director)
For show #1425, guests: Robert Wuhl and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Jack Rollins (executive producer)
David Letterman (executive producer/host)
Robert Morton (producer)
For show #1439.
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Steve O'Donnell (head writer)
Rob Burnett (writer)
Spike Feresten (writer)
Larry Jacobson (writer)
David Letterman (writer)
Gerard Mulligan (writer)
Maria Pope (writer)
Paul Simms (writer)
Steve Young (writer)
For show #1425.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1990

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series
Jack Rollins (executive producer)
David Letterman (executive producer/host)
Robert Morton (producer)
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Steve O'Donnell (head writer)
Joe Toplyn
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Gerard Mulligan
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Fred Graver
Adam Resnick
Rob Burnett
Dave Rygalski
David Letterman
Chris Elliott (additional sketches)
For episode "8th Anniversary Special".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1989

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction
Paul Shaffer (musical director)
Greg Adams (arranger)
For episode "7th Anniversary Special".
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Hal Gurnee (director)
For episode "In Chicago".
Outstanding Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Multi-Camera Production
George Magda (editor)
For episode "7th Anniversary Special".
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Jack Rollins (executive producer)
David Letterman (executive producer/host)
Robert Morton (producer)
For episode "In Chicago".
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Steve O'Donnell (head writer)
Joe Toplyn
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Gerard Mulligan
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Kevin Curran
Fred Graver
Adam Resnick
Boyd Hale
Rob Burnett
David Letterman
Chris Elliott (additional sketches)
For episode "Seventh Anniversary Special".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1988

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Hal Gurnee
For episode "6th Anniversary Special".
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Jack Rollins (executive producer)
David Letterman (executive producer/host)
Robert Morton (producer)
For episode "6th Anniversary Special".
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Jack Rollins (executive producer)
David Letterman (executive producer/host)
Robert Morton (producer)
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Steve O'Donnell
Joe Toplyn
Chris Elliott
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Gerard Mulligan
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Kevin Curran
Fred Graver
Adam Resnick
Boyd Hale
David Letterman
For episode "Sixth Anniversary Special".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1987

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Steve O'Donnell (writer)
Sandy Frank (writer)
Joe Toplyn (writer)
Chris Elliott (writer)
Matt Wickline (writer)
Jeff Martin (writer)
Gerard Mulligan (writer)
Randy Cohen (writer)
Larry Jacobson (writer)
Kevin Curran (writer)
Fred Graver (writer)
Adam Resnick (writer)
David Letterman (writer)
For episode "Fifth Anniversary Special".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Hal Gurnee
For episode "5th Anniversary Special".
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Jack Rollins (executive producer)
David Letterman (executive producer/host)
Barry Sand (producer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1986

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
David Letterman (writer)
Steve O'Donnell (writer)
Sandy Frank (writer)
Joe Toplyn (writer)
Chris Elliott (writer)
Matt Wickline (writer)
Jeff Martin (writer)
Gerard Mulligan (writer)
Randy Cohen (writer)
Larry Jacobson (writer)
Kevin Curran (writer)
Fred Graver (writer)
Merrill Markoe (writer)
For episode "Fourth Anniversary Special".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Jack Rollins (executive producer)
Barry Sand (producer)
David Letterman (host)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1985

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Gerard Mulligan
Sandy Frank
Joe Toplyn
Chris Elliott
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Eddie Gorodetsky
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Kevin Curran
Fred Graver
Merrill Markoe
David Letterman
For episode "Christmas with the Lettermans".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Hal Gurnee
For episode "3rd Anniversary Special".
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Jack Rollins (executive producer)
Barry Sand (producer)
David Letterman (host)
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Steve O'Donnell (writer)
Sandy Frank (writer)
Joe Toplyn (writer)
Chris Elliott (writer)
Matt Wickline (writer)
Jeff Martin (writer)
Gerard Mulligan (writer)
Randy Cohen (writer)
Larry Jacobson (writer)
Kevin Curran (writer)
Fred Graver (writer)
David Letterman (writer)
For episode "The Late Night Morning Show".
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Steve O'Donnell (writer)
Sandy Frank (writer)
Joe Toplyn (writer)
Chris Elliott (writer)
Matt Wickline (writer)
Jeff Martin (writer)
Gerard Mulligan (writer)
Randy Cohen (writer)
Larry Jacobson (writer)
Kevin Curran (writer)
Fred Graver (writer)
Merrill Markoe (writer)
David Letterman (writer)
For episode "Late Night in Los Angeles".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1984

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Steve O'Donnell (writer)
Gerard Mulligan (writer)
Sandy Frank (writer)
Joe Toplyn (writer)
Chris Elliott (writer)
Matt Wickline (writer)
Jeff Martin (writer)
Ted Greenberg (writer)
David Yazbek (writer)
Merrill Markoe (writer)
David Letterman (writer)
For show #312.
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Jack Rollins (executive producer)
Barry Sand (producer)
David Letterman (host)
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
James Downey (writer)
Gerard Mulligan (writer)
Andy Breckman (writer)
George Meyer (writer)
Steve O'Donnell (writer)
Sandy Frank (writer)
Merrill Markoe (writer)
David Letterman (writer)
For show #285.
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
James Downey (writer)
Gerard Mulligan (writer)
Joe Toplyn (writer)
George Meyer (writer)
Steve O'Donnell (writer)
Sandy Frank (writer)
Merrill Markoe (writer)
Chris Elliott (writer)
Matt Wickline (writer)
Tom Gammill (writer)
Max Pross (writer)
David Letterman (writer)
For show #291.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1982

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Graphic Design and Title Sequences
Bob Pook (graphic designer/title sequence)
William Shortridge Jr. (graphic designer/title sequence)
Arlen Schumer (graphic designer/title sequence)
For episode with Ruth Norman and 'Vic Gold' on 29 April 1982.

American Comedy Awards, USA 1989

Won
American Comedy Award
Funniest Male Performer in a TV Special (Leading or Supporting) Network, Cable or Syndication
David Letterman
For the 6th aniversary special.

Directors Guild of America, USA 2008

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety
Jerry Foley
For episode #2773.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1993

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Hal Gurnee
For the 10th anniversary show.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1992

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Hal Gurnee

Directors Guild of America, USA 1991

3rd place
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Hal Gurnee
For the 8th anniversary show.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1990

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Hal Gurnee
For the episode in Chicago.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1988

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety
Hal Gurnee
For the 5th anniversary show.

Peabody Awards 1992

Won
Peabody Award
NBC Productions
Carson Productions

TV Land Awards 2007

Won
TV Land Award
Television's Greatest Music Moment
Sonny Bono
Cher
For reuniting to sing "I Got You Babe".

TV Land Awards 2006

Nominated
TV Land Award
TV's Greatest Music Moments
Sonny Bono
Cher
For reuniting to sing "I Got You Babe".

Television Critics Association Awards 1985

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

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