China Beach Poster

(1988–1991)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1991

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Dana Delany
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Marg Helgenberger

Golden Globes, USA 1990

Won
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Dana Delany

Primetime Emmy Awards 1992

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Dana Delany
For playing: "Colleen McMurphy".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costuming for a Series
Paula Lynn Kaatz (women's costume supervisor)
Tom Dawson (men's costume supervisor)
For episode "Hello-Goodbye".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Drama Series
Mimi Leder (director)
For episode "Rewind".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Drama Series
Lowell Harris (production sound mixer)
Don Cahn (re-recording mixer)
Artie Torgersen (re-recording mixer)
Jim Cook (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Hello-Goodbye".
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Drama Series
John Wells (teleplay/story)
John Sacret Young (story)
Carol Flint (story)
Lydia Woodward (story)
For episode "Hello-Goodbye".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Marg Helgenberger
For playing: "KC Koloski".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1991

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Costuming for a Series
Paula Lynn Kaatz (ladies' costume supervisor)
Le Dawson (men's costume supervisor)
For episode "Juice".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Mimi Leder (director)
For episode "You, Babe".
Outstanding Drama Series
John Sacret Young (executive producer)
John Wells (co-executive producer)
Mimi Leder (supervising producer)
Lydia Woodward (producer)
Carol Flint (producer)
Geno Escarrega (line producer)
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Penny Fuller
For playing "Mary Margaret McMurphy". For episode "Fever".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Dana Delany
For playing "Colleen McMurphy".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Marg Helgenberger
For playing "KC Koloski".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1990

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Series
Lowell Harris (production mixer)
Don Cahn (re-recording mixer)
Artie Torgersen (re-recording mixer)
Jim Cook (re-recording mixer)
For episode "F.N.G".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Marg Helgenberger
For playing "KC Koloski".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Costuming for a Series
Paula Lynn Kaatz (women's costume supervisor)
Le Dawson (men's costume supervisor)
For episode "Magic".
Outstanding Drama Series
John Sacret Young (executive producer)
John Wells (supervising producer)
Georgia Jeffries (supervising producer)
Mimi Leder
Fred Gerber
Geno Escarrega
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Single Camera Production
Susan B. Browdy
For episode "The Unquiet Earth".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Ruby Dee
For playing "Ruby". For episode "Skylark".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Dana Delany
For playing "Colleen McMurphy".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1989

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Dana Delany
For playing "Colleen McMurphy".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Costuming for a Series
Paula Lynn Kaatz (women's costumer)
Darryl Levine (men's costumer)
For episode "The World", Part 2.
Outstanding Drama Series
John Sacret Young (executive producer)
John Wells (producer)
Patricia Green (supervising producer)
Geno Escarrega (co-producer)
Christopher Nelson (co-producer)
Fred Gerber (coordinating producer)
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Single Camera Production
Randy Jon Morgan
For the episode "Vets".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Chloe Webb
For playing "Laurette Barber". For the episode "Chao Ong".
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Series
Tim Cooney (production mixer)
Don Cahn (re-recording mixer)
Artie Torgersen (re-recording mixer)
James G. Williams (re-recording mixer)
For the episode "Vets".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1988

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Costuming for a Series
Paula Lynn Kaatz (women's costumer)
Darryl Levine (men's costumer)
For the pilot episode.
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Rod Holcomb
For the pilot episode.
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Single Camera Production
Erwin Dumbrille (editor)
Christopher Nelson (editor)
For the pilot episode.
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
John Sacret Young
For the pilot episode.

Casting Society of America, USA 1991

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Episodic
John Frank Levey

Casting Society of America, USA 1990

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Episodic
John Frank Levey

Casting Society of America, USA 1989

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Episodic
Phyllis Huffman
John Frank Levey

Directors Guild of America, USA 1989

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials
Rod Holcomb
For the pilot episode.

Humanitas Prize 1992

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
90 Minute Category
John Wells (teleplay by/story by)
John Sacret Young (story by)
Carol Flint (story by)
Lydia Woodward (story by)

Humanitas Prize 1991

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
John Wells
For episode "One Small Step".

Humanitas Prize 1990

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
John Wells
For episode "Dear China Beach".
60 Minute Category
Georgia Jeffries
For episode "How To Stay Alive In Vietnam", part I.

Humanitas Prize 1989

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Patricia Green
Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
John Sacret Young
William Broyles Jr.
For episode "Lost And Found".

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1988

Won
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing Television Pilots and Specials
Greg Stacy (sound team)
Michael P. Cook (sound team)
James Troutman (sound team)
Craig A. Dellinger (sound team)
Ed Fassl (sound team)
James Troutman & Associates (post production company)

Peabody Awards 1990

Won
Peabody Award
Warner Bros. Television
For episode "Vets".

People's Choice Awards, USA 1989

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite New TV Dramatic Program

Television Critics Association Awards 1989

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Drama

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1991

Won
Founder's Award
Robert Picardo
Won
Q Award
Best Quality Drama Series
Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Dana Delany
Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Marg Helgenberger
Best Writing in a Quality Drama Series
Nominated
Q Award
Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series
Robert Picardo

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1990

Won
Q Award
Best Quality Drama Series
Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Dana Delany
Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Marg Helgenberger
Best Writing in a Quality Drama Series
Best Directing in a Quality Drama Series
Nominated
Q Award
Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series
Robert Picardo

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1989

Won
Q Award
Best Quality Drama Series
Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Dana Delany
Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Marg Helgenberger
Best Writing in a Quality Drama Series

Writers Guild of America, USA 1992

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Paris Qualles (teleplay)
John Sacret Young (story)
John Wells (story)
Carol Flint (story)
Lydia Woodward (story)
For China Beach: Escape (1990).
Episodic Drama
John Wells (teleplay/story)
John Sacret Young (story)
Lydia Woodward (story)
Carol Flint (story)

Writers Guild of America, USA 1991

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
John Sacret Young
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Martin M. Goldstein (teleplay)
Neal Baer (teleplay)
Dottie Dartland Zicklin (story) (as Dottie Dartland)
For China Beach: Warriors (1990).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1990

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Alan Brennert
Episodic Drama
John Wells

Writers Guild of America, USA 1989

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
William Broyles Jr.
For China Beach: Home (1988).

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