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(1987–1991)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1991

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama
Patricia Wettig
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Drama

Golden Globes, USA 1990

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama
Mel Harris
Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Drama
Ken Olin

Golden Globes, USA 1989

Won
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Drama

Golden Globes, USA 1988

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Drama

Primetime Emmy Awards 1991

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Costuming for a Series
Patrick R. Norris (costume supervisor)
Linda Serijan (women's costume supervisor)
For episode "A Wedding".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Patricia Wettig
For playing "Nancy Krieger-Weston".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Timothy Busfield
For playing "Elliot Weston".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Edward Zwick (executive producer)
Marshall Herskovitz (executive producer)
Scott Winant (supervising producer)
Ellen S. Pressman (producer)
Richard Kramer (producer)
Ann Lewis Hamilton (producer)
Joseph Dougherty (producer)
Lindsley Parsons III (co-producer)
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Eileen Brennan
For playing "Margaret Weston". For episode "Sifting The Ashes".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
David Clennon
For playing "Miles Drentell".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Melanie Mayron
For playing "Melissa Steadman".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Ann Lewis Hamilton (writer)
For episode "Second Look".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1990

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Scott Winant

For episode "The Go-Between".Tied with Thomas Carter for Equal Justice (1990), episode "Promises To... More

For episode "The Go-Between".Tied with Thomas Carter for Equal Justice (1990), episode "Promises To Keep".

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Patricia Wettig
For playing "Nancy Krieger-Weston".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Costuming for a Series
Patrick R. Norris (supervising costumer)
Julie Glick (women's costumer)
For episode "Strangers".
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Series
Carol Pershing (hairstylist)
For episode "Strangers".
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Brandy Alexander (production designer)
Mary Ann Biddle (set decorator)
For episode "Michael's Campaign".
Outstanding Drama Series
Edward Zwick (executive producer)
Marshall Herskovitz (executive producer)
Scott Winant (supervising producer)
Richard Kramer (producer)
Ellen S. Pressman (co-producer)
Lindsley Parsons III (coordinating producer)
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Frechette
For playing "Peter Montefiore". For episode "Strangers".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Shirley Knight
For playing "Ruth Murdoch". For episode "Arizona".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Timothy Busfield
For playing "Elliot Weston".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Melanie Mayron
For playing "Melissa Steadman".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Joseph Dougherty (writer)
For episode "The Go-Between".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1989

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Costuming for a Series
Patrick R. Norris (men's costumer)
Julie Glick (women's costumer)
For episode "We'll Meet Again".
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Single Camera Production
Steven Rosenblum (editor)
For episode "First Day/Last Day".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Melanie Mayron
For playing "Melissa Steadman".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Joseph Dougherty (writer)
For episode "First Day/Last Day".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling for a Series
Carol Pershing (hairstylist)
For episode "We'll Meet Again".
Outstanding Achievement in Special Visual Effects
Jeanne Byrd (associate producer)
Victor Du Bois (supervising film editor)
Simon Holden (visual effects artist)
Steve Wyskocil (visual effects supervisor)
For episode "Michael Writes A Story".
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Brandy Alexander (art director)
Mary Ann Biddle (set decorator)
For episode "Michael Writes A Story".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Scott Winant
For episode "We'll Meet Again".
Outstanding Drama Series
Marshall Herskovitz (executive producer)
Edward Zwick (executive producer)
Scott Winant (supervising producer)
Richard Kramer (producer)
Ellen S. Pressman (co-producer)
Lindsley Parsons III (coordinating producer)
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Jack Gilford
For playing "The Old Gentleman". For episode "The Mike Van Dyke Show".
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Series
Tim Philben
Scott Millan (music re-recording mixer)
Clark Conrad (effects re-recording mixer)
Will Yarbrough (production mixer)
For episode "Michael Writes A Story".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Timothy Busfield
For playing "Elliot Weston".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Edward Zwick (writer)
Marshall Herskovitz (writer)
For episode "The Mike Van Dyke Show".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1988

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Edward Zwick (executive producer/producer)
Marshall Herskovitz (executive producer)
Paul Haggis (supervising producer)
Scott Winant (producer)
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
Shirley Knight
For playing "Ruth Murdock". For episode "The Parents Are Coming".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Patricia Wettig
For playing "Nancy Krieger Weston".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Paul Haggis (writer)
Marshall Herskovitz (writer)
For episode "Business as Usual (aka Michael's Father's Death)".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Costuming for a Series
Patrick R. Norris (men's costume supervisor)
Marjorie K. Chan (women's costume supervisor)
Anne Hartley (men's costumer)
Julie Glick (women's costumer)
For episode "Whose Forest is This?".
Outstanding Achievement in Costuming for a Series
Marilyn Matthews (costume supervisor)
Patrick R. Norris (costumer)
For the pilot episode.
Outstanding Achievement in Main Title Theme Music
Stewart Levin
W.G. Snuffy Walden
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Single Camera Production
Victor Du Bois (editor)
Richard Freeman (editor)
For episode "Therapy".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Timothy Busfield
For playing "Elliot Weston".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Polly Draper
For playing "Ellyn Warren".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1989

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
Victor Du Bois
Steven Rosenblum
For episode "Accounts Receivable".

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1991

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series
Kenneth Zunder

Casting Society of America, USA 1988

Won
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Episodic
Judith Holstra
Marcia Ross

Directors Guild of America, USA 1991

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Scott Winant
For episode "The Go-Between".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1990

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Marshall Herskovitz
For episode "Love & Sex".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1989

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Marshall Herskovitz
Lindsley Parsons III (unit production manager) (plaque)
Craig Beaudine (first assistant director) (plaque)
Roger Mills (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Therapy".
Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Edward Zwick
For episode "Account Receivable, Michael's Brother".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1988

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Marshall Herskovitz
Stephen McEveety (unit production manager) (plaque)
Peter Gries (first assistant director) (plaque)
Dawn Easterling (second assistant director) (plaque)
For the pilot episode.

GLAAD Media Awards 1990

Won
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Drama Episode

Humanitas Prize 1991

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Ann Lewis Hamilton
Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Joseph Dougherty
For episode "Fighting The Cold".

Humanitas Prize 1990

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Joseph Dougherty

Humanitas Prize 1989

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Joseph Dougherty
For episode "Elliot's Dad".
60 Minute Category
Susan Shilliday
For episode "In Re: The Marriage Of Weston".

Humanitas Prize 1988

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Paul Haggis
Marshall Herskovitz

People's Choice Awards, USA 1988

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite New TV Dramatic Program

Television Critics Association Awards 1991

Won
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Drama

Television Critics Association Awards 1990

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Drama

Television Critics Association Awards 1989

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Drama

Television Critics Association Awards 1988

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Drama

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1991

Nominated
Q Award
Best Actor in a Quality Drama Series
Ken Olin
Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Patricia Wettig
Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series
Timothy Busfield
Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Melanie Mayron
Specialty Player
David Clennon
Best Writing in a Quality Drama Series
Best Quality Drama Series

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1990

Nominated
Q Award
Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Mel Harris
Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series
Timothy Busfield
Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Patricia Wettig
Best Quality Drama Series

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1989

Nominated
Q Award
Best Quality Drama Series

Writers Guild of America, USA 1992

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Racelle Rosett Schaefer
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Liberty Godshall

Writers Guild of America, USA 1991

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Winnie Holzman
Episodic Drama
Richard Kramer

Writers Guild of America, USA 1989

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Marshall Herskovitz
Edward Zwick
Episodic Drama
Susan Shilliday
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Paul Haggis (teleplay)
Jean Vallely (story)

Young Artist Awards 1991

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Series
Luke Rossi

Young Artist Awards 1990

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor Supporting Role in a Television Series
Luke Rossi

Young Artist Awards 1989

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor Under Nine Years of Age
Luke Rossi

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