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(1987– )

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 2011

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Series
Judith Belushi-Pisano (executive producer)
Peter Tarshis (executive producer for bio)
Thomas Moody (executive producer for bio)
Kevin Bachar (executive producer for pangolin pictures)
Amelia Hanibelsz (supervising producer)
Joey Allen (producer)
Rob Goldberg (producer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2009

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Series
Gary Cohen (executive producer)
Peter Tarshis (executive producer)
Eliza Kurtz (producer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2008

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Series
Gregory Hall (executive producer)
Peter Tarshis (executive producer for biography)
Barbara Hall (producer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2007

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Series
Kevin Burns (executive producer)
Dierdre O'Hearn (a&e executive producer)
Kim Sheerin (co-executive producer)
Steven Smith (supervising producer)
Andrew Berg (a&e supervising producer)
David Silver (producer)
Rick Hull (producer)
Dave Hoffman (narrator)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2006

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Series
Kevin Burns (executive producer)
Dierdre O'Hearn (executive producer for a&e)
Kim Sheerin (co-executive producer)
Steven Smith (supervising producer)
Gary Simson (producer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2005

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Series
Craig Haffner (executive producer)
Donna E. Lusitana (executive producer)
Dierdre O'Hearn (executive producer)
Rhys Thomas (supervising producer)
Jeff Hasler (supervising producer)
Darryl Rehr (produced by)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2004

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Series
Joe Townley (executive producer)
Dierdre O'Hearn (executive producer)
Maro Chermayeff (supervising producer)
Steven Hilliard Stern (producer)
Eliza Kurtz (producer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2003

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series (Traditional)
Adam Friedman (executive producer)
Bill Evashwick (executive producer)
CarolAnne Dolan (executive producer)
Maryellen Cox (executive producer)
Iain Kennedy (supervising producer)
Catherine Dyer (supervising producer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2002

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series (Informational)
CarolAnne Dolan (executive producer)
Kevin Burns (executive producer)
Maryellen Cox (supervising producer)
Kerry Jensen (supervising producer)
Jeanne Begley (producer/director)
Gidion Phillips (writer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2001

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series
CarolAnne Dolan (executive producer)
Susan E. Leventhal (executive producer)
Jonathan Talmadge (producer)
Maryellen Cox (supervising producer)
Harry Smith (host)
For episode "Biography Close-Up: Sesame Street".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2000

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series
CarolAnne Dolan (executive producer)
Maryellen Cox (supervising producer)
For episode "Oprah Winfrey: Heart of the Matter".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1999

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Non-Fiction Programming - Sound Mixing
Chris Drozdowski (audio mixer)
For episode "The Rat Pack".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series
CarolAnne Dolan (supervising producer)
Michael Cascio (executive producer)
Peter Jones (executive producer)
Outstanding Achievement in Non-Fiction Programming - Picture Editing
Luke Sacher
For episode "The Rat Pack".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1998

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series
Michael Cascio (executive producer)
Susan E. Leventhal (executive producer)
Dierdre O'Hearn (producer/writer)
CarolAnne Dolan (A&E supervising producer)
Diane Ferenczi (A&E coordinating producer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1997

Nominated
President's Award

Primetime Emmy Awards 1996

Nominated
President's Award
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Series
Josh Howard (executive producer)
Michael Cascio (executive producer)
Randy Martin (producer)
Brooke Runnette (producer)
Bill Harris (series producer/director)
Diane Ferenczi (coordinating producer)

Angel Awards 2001

Nominated
Silver Angel
Television

CINE Competition 2005

Won
CINE Golden Eagle
Telecast - Professional Non-Fiction Division: People and Places
Bill Evashwick

CINE Competition 2004

Won
CINE Golden Eagle
Professional Telecast Non-Fiction Division: People & Places
For episode "Kevin Costner".

CableACE Awards 1995

Won
CableACE
Documentary Series
Michael Cascio (executive producer)
Cynthia Fenneman (executive producer)
Gary Grossman (executive producer)
Bob Roy (executive producer)
Robb Weller (executive producer)
Brooke Bailey Johnson (executive series producer)
Abbe Raven (executive series producer)
John Arrowsmith (senior producer)
Jean Louise Codianni (producer)
Elizabeth B. Klein (producer)
Ruben Norte (producer)
A&E Television Networks
Nominated
CableACE
Informational or Documentary Host
Peter Graves
A&E Television Networks
Informational or Documentary Host
Jack Perkins
A&E Television Networks

CableACE Awards 1995

Nominated
CableACE
Documentary Series
Michael Cascio (executive producer)
Susan E. Leventhal (executive producer)
John Griffin (producer/writer)
Alison Guss (producer/director)
Lisa Zeff (executive producer)
Gigi Martens (associate producer)
Pam Abel Reynal (associate producer)
Alan Goldberg (producer/writer)
Gary Grossman (executive producer)
Robb Weller (executive producer)
Jean Louise Codianni (segment producer)
A&E Television Networks

CableACE Awards 1994

Nominated
CableACE
Documentary Series
Michael Cascio (executive producer)
Linda Waldman (executive producer)
Martin L. Waldman (executive producer)
Alison Guss (producer)
Vincent Kralyevich (producer)
Meg M. Kruizenga (producer/director)
Alan Goldberg (writer)
A&E Television Networks

CableACE Awards 1993

Nominated
CableACE
Documentary Series
Abbe Raven (executive producer)
Michael Cascio (producer)
Jeremy Bennett (producer)
Diane Dufault (producer)
Charles Grinker (producer)
Martin L. Waldman (producer)

CableACE Awards 1988

Nominated
ACE
Documentary Special
Mick Csaky (executive producer)
Carla Ehrlich (producer)
A&E Network
For Chasing a Rainbow: The Life of Josephine Baker
For episode "Josephine Baker: Chasing a Rainbow"
Documentary Special
Tristram Powell (producer)
A&E Network
For episode "Karen Blixen: From An Immigrant's Notebook"

Daytime Emmy Awards 2007

Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Writing
John Scheinfeld
For episode Child Stars: Teen Rockers

Family Television Awards 2000

Won
Family Television Award
Inspiring Stories/Pride in Our Heritage

Image Awards 2007

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding News, Talk or Information - Series or Special
For episode "Barack Obama".

Image Awards 2003

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding News, Talk or Information - Series or Special
For episode "Johnnie Cochran: The Best Defense".

Image Awards 2002

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding News, Talk or Information - Series
For episode "Civil Rights Heroes".

Image Awards 2001

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding News, Talk or Information Special
For the special "Sally Hemings: Redefining History".

Image Awards 2000

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding News, Talk or Information Series
For episode "Dorothy Dandrige: Little Girl Lost".

Image Awards 1999

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding News, Talk or Information Special
For episode "Nat King Cole - Loved in Return".

Image Awards 1998

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding News, Talk or Information Special
For episode "Cinque--Freedom Fighter".

Image Awards 1997

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding News, Talk or Information Series/Special
For episode "Muhammad Ali--The Greatest".

Image Awards 1996

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding News, Talk or Information Special
For episode "Colin Powell".

National Educational Media Network, USA 1999

Won
Bronze Apple
For episode "F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great American Dreamer".
Won
Gold Apple
For episode "Bill Robinson: Mr. Bojangles".

Online Film & Television Association 2002

Won
OFTA Television Award
Best Informational Series

PGA Awards 2004

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Reality/Game/Informational Series Television
(various independent producers).

PGA Awards 2003

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Reality/Game/Informational Series Television
Various independent producers.

PGA Awards 1998

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television
Michael Cascio
CarolAnne Dolan
Diane Ferenczi

Prism Awards 2005

Won
Prism Commendation
TV Biographical Series Episode or Special
For episode "Traci Lords".

TV Guide Awards 2001

Won
TV Guide Award
Reality Series of the Year

TV Guide Awards 2000

Nominated
TV Guide Award
Favorite Reality TV

Western Heritage Awards 2000

Won
Bronze Wrangler
Factual Narrative
Craig Haffner (executive producer)
Donna E. Lusitana (executive producer)
Arthur Drooker (producer/director/writer)
for episode "Annie Oakley: Crackshot in Petticoats".

Western Writers of America 2000

Won
Spur Award
Best Documentary Script
Arthur Drooker
For episode "Anne Oakley: Crack Shot in Petticoats".

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