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(2004–2008)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 2008

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
William Shatner

Golden Globes, USA 2006

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Candice Bergen

Golden Globes, USA 2005

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
William Shatner
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
James Spader

Primetime Emmy Awards 2009

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Bill D'Elia
For episode "Made In China/Last Call".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Christian Clemenson
For playing: "Jerry Espenson".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner
For playing: "Denny Crane".
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)
Clark King (production mixer)
Peter Kelsey (re-recording mixer)
David Rawlinson (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Last Call".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2008

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Arlene Sanford
For episode "The Mighty Rogues".
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series
Philip Carr Neel
For episode "The Mighty Rogues".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
James Spader
For playing: "Alan Shore".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner
For playing: "Denny Crane".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Candice Bergen
For playing: "Shirley Schmidt".
Outstanding Drama Series
David E. Kelley (executive producer)
Bill D'Elia (executive producer)
Mike Listo (co-executive producer)
Lawrence Broch (co-executive producer)
Steve Robin (supervising producer)
Janet G. Knutsen (producer)
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One-Hour)
Clark King (production mixer)
Peter Kelsey (re-recording mixer)
David Rawlinson (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Beauty And The Beast".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2007

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
James Spader
For playing: "Alan Shore".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Bill D'Elia
For episode "Son of the Defender".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner
For playing: "Denny Crane".
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Christian Clemenson
For playing "Jerry 'Hands' Espenson".
Outstanding Drama Series
David E. Kelley (executive producer)
Bill D'Elia (executive producer)
Janet Leahy (executive producer)
Mike Listo (co-executive producer)
Steve Robin (supervising producer)
Janet G. Knutsen (producer)
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One-Hour)
Clark King (production mixer)
David Rawlinson (re-recording mixer)
Peter Kelsey (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Lincoln".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2006

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Christian Clemenson
For playing "Jerry 'Hands' Espenson".
Outstanding Single-Camera Sound Mixing for a Series
Craig Hunter (re-recording mixer)
Peter Kelsey (re-recording mixer)
Clark King (production sound mixer)
William Butler (production sound mixer)
For episode "Finding Nimmo".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
Ken Miller (casting by)
Nikki Valko (casting by)
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series
Philip Carr Neel (edited by)
For episode "Race Ipsa".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner
For playing: "Denny Crane".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Candice Bergen
For playing: "Shirley Schmidt".
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Michael J. Fox
For playing "Daniel Post".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2005

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
James Spader
For playing: "Alan Shore".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner
For playing: "Denny Crane".

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
James Spader
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Candice Bergen
Saffron Burrows
Christian Clemenson
Taraji P. Henson
John Larroquette
William Shatner
James Spader
Tara Summers
Gary Anthony Williams

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2008

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
James Spader
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Rene Auberjonois
Candice Bergen
Julie Bowen
Saffron Burrows
Christian Clemenson
Taraji P. Henson
John Larroquette
William Shatner
James Spader
Tara Summers
Mark Valley
Gary Anthony Williams
Constance Zimmer

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2007

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
James Spader
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Rene Auberjonois
Candice Bergen
Craig Bierko
Julie Bowen
William Shatner
James Spader
Mark Valley

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2006

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
William Shatner
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
James Spader
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Candice Bergen
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Rene Auberjonois
Ryan Michelle Bathe
Candice Bergen
Julie Bowen
Justin Mentell
Rhona Mitra
Monica Potter
William Shatner
James Spader
Mark Valley

American Cinema Editors, USA 2009

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited One-Hour Series for Commercial Television
Craig Bench
Episode: "Boston Legal: True Love (2008)"

American Cinema Editors, USA 2006

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited One-Hour Series for Commercial Television
Philip Carr Neel

American Cinema Editors, USA 2005

Won
Eddie
Best Edited One-Hour Series for Television
Philip Carr Neel
Episode: "Boston Legal: Hired Guns (2004)"

Casting Society of America, USA 2005

Nominated
Artios
Best Dramatic Episodic Casting
Ken Miller
Nikki Valko

Directors Guild of America, USA 2007

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Arlene Sanford
For episode "Breast in Show".

GLAAD Media Awards 2008

Won
GLAAD Media Award
Individual Episode (in a Series without a Regular LGBT Character)
For episode "Do Tell"

Gold Derby Awards 2007

Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Guest Actress
Megan Mullally
Drama Guest Actor
Christian Clemenson

Gold Derby Awards 2006

Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Supporting Actor
Michael J. Fox

Humanitas Prize 2008

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
David E. Kelley (writer)
Susan Dickes (writer)
Jill Goldsmith (writer)

Image Awards 2006

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Kerry Washington

Monte-Carlo TV Festival 2009

Nominated
Golden Nymph
Outstanding Actor - Drama Series
James Spader
Outstanding Actor - Drama Series
William Shatner
Outstanding Actress - Drama Series
Candice Bergen

Online Film & Television Association 2009

Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner

Online Film & Television Association 2008

Won
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Candice Bergen
Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Drama Series
James Spader
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner

Online Film & Television Association 2007

Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner
Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Megan Mullally

Online Film & Television Association 2006

Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Drama Series
James Spader
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Candice Bergen
Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Michael J. Fox

Peabody Awards 2005

Won
Peabody Award
20th Century Fox Television
David E. Kelley Productions

People's Choice Awards, USA 2005

Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite New Television Drama

PGA Awards 2009

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Bill D'Elia
David E. Kelley
Mike Listo
Steve Robin
Janet G. Knutsen

PGA Awards 2006

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
David E. Kelley
Bill D'Elia
Mike Listo
Steve Robin
Janet G. Knutsen

Prism Awards 2009

Won
Prism Award
Drama Episode
For episode "Smoke Signals"
Performance in a Drama Episode
William Shatner

Prism Awards 2007

Won
Prism Award
Performance in a Drama Series, Multi-Episode Storyline
Rene Auberjonois
Performance in a Drama Series, Multi-Episode Storyline
Jayne Brook

Satellite Awards 2006

Won
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
James Spader

Satellite Awards 2005

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Television Series, Drama
Best Actor in a Series, Drama
James Spader

Satellite Awards 2005

Nominated
Satellite Award
Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
William Shatner
Outstanding Television Series, Comedy or Musical
Outstanding Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Candice Bergen
Outstanding Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
James Spader

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