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(1984–1996)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1995

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Angela Lansbury

Golden Globes, USA 1993

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Angela Lansbury

Golden Globes, USA 1992

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Angela Lansbury

Golden Globes, USA 1991

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Angela Lansbury

Golden Globes, USA 1990

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Angela Lansbury
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama

Golden Globes, USA 1989

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Angela Lansbury

Golden Globes, USA 1988

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Angela Lansbury

Golden Globes, USA 1987

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Angela Lansbury
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama

Golden Globes, USA 1986

Won
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Angela Lansbury

Golden Globes, USA 1985

Won
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Angela Lansbury

Primetime Emmy Awards 1996

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Hub Braden (production designer)
Mary Dodson (art director)
Lee Poll (set decorator)
Bill Gregory (set decorator)
For episode "Nan's Ghost".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1995

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Art Direction for a Series
Hub Braden (production designer)
Mary Dodson (art director)
Bill Gregory (set decorator)
Lee Poll (set decorator)
For episode "Death 'N' Denial".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costuming for a Series
Shannon Litten (woman's costume supervisor)
Eilish Zebrasky (costume supervisor to miss lansbury)
Don Vargas (men's costume supervisor)
For episode "Murder A La Mode".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Bruce Babcock
For episode "Murder In High C".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1994

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music and Lyrics
Bruce Babcock (composer)
Tom Sawyer (lyricist)
For the song "The Game's Not The Same". For episode "A Death In Hong Kong".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1993

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costuming for a Series
Eilish Zebrasky (costume supervisor)
Buffy Snyder (costume supervisor)
Jim O'Daniel (costume supervisor)
For episode "Petrified Florist".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Bruce Babcock (composer)
For episode "Wind Around the Tower".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1992

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Art Direction for a Series
Hub Braden (production designer)
Mary Dodson (art director)
Fred S. Winston (set decorator)
For episode "Murder On Madison Avenue".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing: "Jessica Fletcher".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1991

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Hub Braden (production designer)
Robert Wingo (set decorator)
For episode "Murder Plain And Simple".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1990

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Series
Ronald W. Smith (head hairstylist)
Gerald Solomon (hairstylist)
Rita Bellissimo (hairstylist)
Dino Ganziano (hairstylist)
Ann Wadlington (hairstylist)
For episode "When The Fat Lady Sings".
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Hub Braden (production designer)
Robert Wingo (set decorator)
For episode "Night Of The Tarantula".
Outstanding Cinematography for a Series
John Elsenbach
For episode "Night Of The Tarantula".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1989

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Leslie Parsons (production designer)
Peter Samish (art director)
Robert Wingo (set decorator)
For episode "Snow White, Blood Red".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Jean Simmons
For playing "Eudora McVeigh". For episode "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Part 1".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1988

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Costume Design for a Series
Al Lehman (costume designer)
For episode "A Fashionable Way to Die".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1987

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Leslie Parsons (production designer)
Peter Samish (art director)
Robert Wingo (set decorator)
For episode "No Accounting for Murder".
Outstanding Costume Design for a Series
Al Lehman
For episode "Magnum on Ice".
Outstanding Drama Series
Peter S. Fischer (executive producer)
Robert F. O'Neill (producer)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1986

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Costume Design for a Series
Al Lehman
For episode "Widow, Weep for Me".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Hub Braden (art director)
Wally White (set decorator)
For episode "Widow, Weep for Me".
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Leslie Parsons (art director)
Robert Wingo (set decorator)
For episode "Sing a Song of Murder".
Outstanding Drama Series
Peter S. Fischer (executive producer)
Robert F. O'Neill (producer)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Series
James L. Aicholtz (sound mixer)
Tim Cooney
Doc Kane (sound mixer)
Rocky Moriana Jr.
For episode "A Lady in the Lake".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1985

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
John Addison (composer)
For episode "The Murder of Sherlock Holmes".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Hub Braden (art director)
Frank Lombardo (set decorator)
For episode "Broadway Malady".
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Leslie Parsons (art director)
Robert Wingo (set decorator)
For episode "Capitol Offense".
Outstanding Drama Series
Peter S. Fischer (executive producer)
Richard Levinson (executive producer)
William Link (executive producer)
Robert F. O'Neill (supervising producer/producer)
Douglas Benton (producer)
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series
Donald Douglas
For episode "The Murder of Sherlock Holmes".
Outstanding Film Sound Editing for a Series
Anthony Magro (supervising sound editor)
Anthony Milch (sound editor)
Linda Moss (sound editor)
Steve Shearsby (sound editor)
Billy Mauch (adr editor)
Laurie Higgins Tobias (music editor)
For episode "Funeral at Fifty Mile".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury
For playing "Jessica Fletcher".

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1995

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Angela Lansbury

American Cinema Editors, USA 1990

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
John C. Horger
For episode "Night of the Tarantula".

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1991

Won
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series
John Elsenbach

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1990

Won
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series
John Elsenbach

American Television Awards 1993

Nominated
American Television Award
Best Actress in a Dramatic Series
Angela Lansbury

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 1995

Won
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
John Addison
Top TV Series
Jeff Sturges

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 1994

Won
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
John Addison
Top TV Series
Jeff Sturges

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 1993

Won
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
John Addison
Top TV Series
Jeff Sturges

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 1990

Won
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
John Addison
Top TV Series
David Bell
Top TV Series
Richard Markowitz

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 1989

Won
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
John Addison
Top TV Series
David Bell
Top TV Series
Richard Markowitz

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 1988

Won
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
John Addison
Top TV Series
David Bell
Top TV Series
Richard Markowitz

BMI Film & TV Awards 1995

Won
BMI TV Music Award
Bruce Babcock
Steve Dorff

BMI Film & TV Awards 1994

Won
BMI TV Music Award
Bruce Babcock
Steve Dorff

BMI Film & TV Awards 1993

Won
BMI TV Music Award
Bruce Babcock
Steve Dorff

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1993

Nominated
Edgar
Best Television Episode
Tom Sawyer
For episode "The Dead File".

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1985

Won
Edgar
Best Television Episode
Peter S. Fischer
For episode "Deadly Lady".

Online Film & Television Association 2005

Won
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Television Programs

TV Land Awards 2007

Won
TV Land Award
Favorite Lady Gumshoe
Angela Lansbury

TV Land Awards 2005

Won
TV Land Award
Favorite Private Eye
Angela Lansbury

Young Artist Awards 1995

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance by a Youth Actress - TV Guest Star
Vinessa Shaw

Young Artist Awards 1988

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor - Guest Starring in a Television Drama
Chris Hebert
For episode "Color Me Dead".

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