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(2004–2012)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 2007

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Marcia Cross
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Felicity Huffman

Golden Globes, USA 2006

Won
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Marcia Cross
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Teri Hatcher
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Felicity Huffman
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Eva Longoria

Golden Globes, USA 2005

Won
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Teri Hatcher
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Marcia Cross
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Felicity Huffman
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nicollette Sheridan

Primetime Emmy Awards 2012

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Kathryn Joosten
For playing "Karen McCluskey".
Outstanding Voice-Over Performance
Brenda Strong
For playing "Mary-Alice Young". For episodes "Give Me the Blame/Finishing the Hat".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2011

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Voice-Over Performance
Brenda Strong
For playing "Mary-Alice Young". For episode "Come On Over For Dinner".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2010

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Kathryn Joosten
For playing "Karen McCluskey". For episode "The Chase".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2009

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single Camera Series
Gabor Heiligenberg (department head hairstylist)
Dena Green (hairstylist)
James Dunham (hairstylist)
Maria Fernandez DiSarro (hairstylist)
For episode "The Best Thing That Ever Could Have Happened".
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Beau Bridges
For playing "Eli Scruggs". For episode "The Best Thing That Ever Could Have Happened".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2008

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Kathryn Joosten
For playing "Karen McCluskey".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Costumes for a Series
Catherine Adair (costume designer)
Joyce Unruh (costume supervisor)
Karo Vartanian (costume supervisor)
For episode "In Buddy's Eyes".
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series
Gabor Heiligenberg (department head hairstylist)
Dena Green (additional hairstylist)
James Dunham (additional hairstylist)
Maria Fernandez DiSarro (additional hairstylist)
For episode "In Buddy's Eyes".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Polly Bergen
For playing "Stella Wingfield".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2007

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series
Junie Lowry-Johnson (casting by)
Scott Genkinger (casting by)
Outstanding Costumes for a Series
Catherine Adair (costume designer)
Karo Vartanian (costume supervisor)
Joyce Unruh (costume supervisor)
For episode "Getting Married Today".
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Series
Gabor Heiligenberg (department head hairstylist)
Dena Green (additional hairstylist)
James Dunham (additional hairstylist)
Maria Fernandez (additional hairstylist)
For episode "It Takes Two".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Felicity Huffman
For playing: "Lynette Scavo".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Dixie Carter
For playing "Gloria Hodge".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Laurie Metcalf
For playing "Carolyn Bigsby". For episode "Listen to the Rain on the Roof".

Primetime Emmy Awards 2006

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series
Thomas A. Walsh (production designer)
Erik Carlson (art director)
Erica Rogalla (set decorator)
For episode "There's Something About A War".
Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series
Junie Lowry-Johnson (casting by)
Scott Genkinger (casting by)
Outstanding Costumes for a Series
Catherine Adair (costume designer)
Joyce Unruh (costume supervisor)
Karo Vartanian (costume supervisor)
For episode "Next".
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series
Nancy Morrison (editor)
For episode "That's Good, That's Bad".
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Series
Dena Green (key hairstylist)
Gabor Heiligenberg (key hairstylist)
Nicole DeFrancesco (hairstylist)
James Dunham (hairstylist)
For episode "Remember".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Alfre Woodard
For playing: "Betty Applewhite".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Shirley Knight

For playing "Phyllis Van De Kamp". For episodes "Next","You Could Drive a Person Crazy" and "You'll... More

For playing "Phyllis Van De Kamp". For episodes "Next","You Could Drive a Person Crazy" and "You'll Never Get Away from Me".


Primetime Emmy Awards 2005

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series
Scott Genkinger (casting by)
Junie Lowry-Johnson (casting by)
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Charles McDougall (directed by)
For the pilot.
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series
Michael Berenbaum (editor)
For the pilot.
Outstanding Main Title Theme Music
Danny Elfman (main title theme by)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Felicity Huffman
For playing: "Lynette Scavo".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Kathryn Joosten
For playing "Mrs. McClusky". For episodes "Love Is In The Air" and "Live Alone And Like It".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series
Thomas A. Walsh (production designer)
Erik Carlson (art director)
Erica Rogalla (set decorator)
For episode "Suspicious Minds".
Outstanding Costumes for a Series
Catherine Adair (costume designer)
Karo Vartanian (costume supervisor)
Joyce Unruh (costume supervisor)
For episode "Suspicious Minds".
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series
Jonathan Posell (edited by)
For episode "Pretty Little Picture".
Outstanding Main Title Design
Garson Yu (title designer)
Yolanda Santosa (title designer)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Marcia Cross
For playing: "Bree Van de Kamp".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Teri Hatcher
For playing: "Susan Mayer".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Lupe Ontiveros
For playing "Juanita Solis".
Outstanding Comedy Series
Michael Edelstein (executive producer)
Tom Spezialy (executive producer)
Marc Cherry (executive producer)
Kevin Murphy (co-executive producer)
Joey Murphy (co-executive producer)
John Pardee (co-executive producer)
Tracey Stern (producer)
Alexandra Cunningham (producer)
Patty Lin (producer)
Larry Shaw (producer)
George W. Perkins (produced by)
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Marc Cherry (writer)
For the pilot.

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Kendall Applegate
Andrea Bowen
Charlie Carver
Max Carver
Ricardo Chavira
Marcia Cross
Dana Delany
James Denton
Lyndsy Fonseca
Rachel G. Fox
Teri Hatcher
Zane Huett
Felicity Huffman
Brent Kinsman
Shane Kinsman
Joy Jorgensen
Eva Longoria
Kyle MacLachlan
Neal McDonough
Joshua Logan Moore
Shawn Pyfrom
Doug Savant
Nicollette Sheridan
Brenda Strong

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2008

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Andrea Bowen
Ricardo Chavira
Marcia Cross
Dana Delany
James Denton
Nathan Fillion
Lyndsy Fonseca
Rachel G. Fox
Teri Hatcher
Zane Huett
Felicity Huffman
Kathryn Joosten
Brent Kinsman
Shane Kinsman
Joy Jorgensen
Eva Longoria
Kyle MacLachlan
Shawn Pyfrom
Doug Savant
Dougray Scott
Nicollette Sheridan
John Slattery
Brenda Strong

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2007

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Felicity Huffman
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Andrea Bowen
Richard Burgi
Mehcad Brooks
Ricardo Chavira
Marcia Cross
James Denton
Teri Hatcher
Josh Henderson
Zane Huett
Felicity Huffman
Kathryn Joosten
Nashawn Kearse
Brent Kinsman
Shane Kinsman
Joy Jorgensen
Eva Longoria
Kyle MacLachlan
Laurie Metcalf
Shawn Pyfrom
Doug Savant
Dougray Scott
Nicollette Sheridan
Brenda Strong
Kiersten Warren
Alfre Woodard

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2006

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Felicity Huffman
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Roger Bart
Andrea Bowen
Mehcad Brooks
Ricardo Chavira
Marcia Cross
Steven Culp
James Denton
Teri Hatcher
Felicity Huffman
Brent Kinsman
Shane Kinsman
Eva Longoria
Mark Moses
Doug Savant
Nicollette Sheridan
Brenda Strong
Alfre Woodard

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2005

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Teri Hatcher
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Andrea Bowen
Ricardo Chavira
Marcia Cross
Steven Culp
James Denton
Teri Hatcher
Felicity Huffman
Cody Kasch
Eva Longoria
Jesse Metcalfe
Mark Moses
Nicollette Sheridan
Brenda Strong

AFI Awards, USA 2005

Won
AFI Award
TV Program of the Year

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ALMA Awards 2011

Won
ALMA Award
Outstanding Television Series
Nominated
ALMA Award
Favorite TV Actor - Leading Role
Ricardo Chavira

ALMA Awards 2009

Nominated
ALMA Award
Actress in Television - Comedy
Eva Longoria
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Ricardo Chavira

ALMA Awards 2008

Nominated
ALMA Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Television Series
Ricardo Chavira
Outstanding Director of a Television Series
Jay Torres
For episode "Distant Past".

American Cinema Editors, USA 2005

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited One-Hour Series for Television
Michael Berenbaum
For the pilot episode.

Art Directors Guild 2006

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Single-Camera Television Series
Thomas A. Walsh (production designer)
Erik Carlson (art director)
Steven Samanen (assistant art director)
For episode "They Ask Me Why I Believe You".

Art Directors Guild 2005

Won
Excellence in Production Design Award
Single-Camera Television Series
Thomas Walsh (production designer)
Kim Hix (art director)
Erik Carlson (art director)
Steven Samanen (assistant art director)
For episode "Ah, But Underneath".

BET Awards 2006

Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
Alfre Woodard
For Something New

BMI Film & TV Awards 2009

Won
BMI TV Music Award
Danny Elfman
Steve Jablonsky

BMI Film & TV Awards 2008

Won
BMI TV Music Award
Danny Elfman
Steve Jablonsky

BMI Film & TV Awards 2005

Won
BMI TV Music Award
Danny Elfman
Steve Bartek
Stewart Copeland
Steve Jablonsky

Bambi Awards 2007

Won
Bambi
TV Series International
Eva Longoria

Banff Television Festival 2009

Nominated
Banff Rockie Award
Best Continuing Series
Marc Cherry
Joe Keenan
Jamie Gorenberg
Stephanie Hagen
Larry Shaw
For episode 'Your Gonna Love Tomorrow' (USA)

Banff Television Festival 2008

Nominated
Banff Rockie Award
Best Comedy Program
Larry Shaw
Marc Cherry
For episode 'Now You Know' (USA)

Banff Television Festival 2006

Nominated
Banff Rockie Award
Best Comedy Program
Marc Cherry
Larry Shaw
Kevin Murphy
For episode 'That's Good, That's Bad' (USA)

Banff Television Festival 2005

Won
Banff Rockie Award
Best Continuing Series
For the pilot episode.

Casting Society of America, USA 2007

Nominated
Artios
Best Comedy Episodic Casting
Junie Lowry-Johnson
Scott Genkinger

Casting Society of America, USA 2006

Nominated
Artios
Best Comedy Episodic Casting
Junie Lowry-Johnson
Scott Genkinger

Casting Society of America, USA 2005

Won
Artios
Best Comedy Pilot Casting
Junie Lowry-Johnson
Scott Genkinger
Nominated
Artios
Best Comedy Episodic Casting
Junie Lowry-Johnson
Scott Genkinger

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2010

Nominated
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Series
Mike Olman (re-recording mixer)
Ken Kobett (re-recording mixer)
Agamemnon Andrianos (production mixer)
For episode "Boom Crunch".

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2007

Nominated
CDG Award
Outstanding Contemporary Television Series
Catherine Adair

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2006

Nominated
CDG Award
Outstanding Contemporary Television Series
Catherine Adair

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2005

Nominated
CDG Award
Outstanding Contemporary Television Series
Catherine Adair
For episodes 3-12.

Directors Guild of America, USA 2008

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series
David Grossman
For episode "Something's Coming".

Directors Guild of America, USA 2005

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Charles McDougall
For the pilot episode.
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Arlene Sanford
For episode "Pretty Little Picture".

GLAAD Media Awards 2009

Won
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Comedy Series

GLAAD Media Awards 2008

Nominated
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Comedy Series

GLAAD Media Awards 2007

Nominated
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Comedy Series

Golden Camera, Germany 2009

Nominated
Audience Camera
Best US Series

Image Awards 2013

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Vanessa Williams

Image Awards 2012

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Vanessa Williams

Image Awards 2011

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Vanessa Williams

Image Awards 2006

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Mehcad Brooks

Imagen Foundation Awards 2010

Nominated
Imagen Award
Best Actor - Television
Ricardo Chavira

Imagen Foundation Awards 2007

Nominated
Imagen Award
Best Actress - Television
Eva Longoria

Imagen Foundation Awards 2005

Nominated
Imagen Award
Best Actress - Television
Eva Longoria

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2004

Won
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for Television
Steve Bartek
Danny Elfman

Monte-Carlo TV Festival 2012

Won
International TV Audience Award
Best Comedy TV Series

Monte-Carlo TV Festival 2011

Won
International TV Audience Award
Best Comedy TV Series

Monte-Carlo TV Festival 2010

Won
International TV Audience Award
Best Comedy TV Series

Monte-Carlo TV Festival 2009

Won
International TV Audience Award
Best Comedy TV Series

Monte-Carlo TV Festival 2008

Won
International TV Audience Award
Best Comedy TV Series

Monte-Carlo TV Festival 2007

Won
International TV Audience Award
Best Comedy TV Series

Monte-Carlo TV Festival 2006

Won
International TV Audience Award
Best Comedy TV Series

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2006

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing in Television Short Form - Music
Shie Rozow (music editor)
For episode "Sorting Out the Dirty Laundry".

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2005

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing in Television Episodic - Music
Shie Rozow (music editor)
For episode "Running to Stand Still".

National Television Awards, UK 2008

Nominated
National Television Award
Most Popular Drama

National Television Awards, UK 2006

Nominated
National Television Award
Most Popular Drama

National Television Awards, UK 2005

Nominated
National Television Award
Most Popular Drama

New York International Film and TV Festival 2009

Won
Gold Medal
Best Drama Series
Marc Cherry
USA

PGA Awards 2006

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy
Marc Cherry
Tom Spezialy
Michael Edelstein
George W. Perkins

People's Choice Awards, USA 2011

Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Family
The Scavos

People's Choice Awards, USA 2006

Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Television Drama

People's Choice Awards, USA 2005

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite New Television Drama

Prism Awards 2012

Nominated
Prism Award
Performance in a Comedy Series
Marcia Cross
Performance in a Comedy Series
Shawn Pyfrom

Prism Awards 2009

Won
Prism Award
Performance in a Comedy Series
Dana Delany
Nominated
Prism Award
Comedy Episode
For episode "Mirror, Mirror"
Performance in a Comedy Series
Marcia Cross

Prism Awards 2008

Won
Prism Award
Performance in a Comedy Series
James Denton
Nominated
Prism Award
Performance in a Comedy Series
Teri Hatcher

Prism Awards 2007

Nominated
Prism Award
Performance in a Comedy Series
Shawn Pyfrom
Performance in a Comedy Series
Marcia Cross

Prism Awards 2005

Won
Prism Award
TV Comedy Series Multi-Episode Storyline

For Lynette's ritalin addictions, episodes "Anything You Can Do", "Guilty" and "Running to Stand ... More

For Lynette's ritalin addictions, episodes "Anything You Can Do", "Guilty" and "Running to Stand Still".

Nominated
Prism Award
TV Comedy Series Episode
For episode "Suspicious Minds".
Performance in a Comedy Series
Marcia Cross
Performance in a Comedy Series
Felicity Huffman

Satellite Awards 2011

Won
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Vanessa Williams
Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Felicity Huffman

Satellite Awards 2007

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Polly Bergen
Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Felicity Huffman

Satellite Awards 2006

Won
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Marcia Cross
Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Laurie Metcalf
Best DVD Release of a TV Show
For "The Complete Second Season"

Satellite Awards 2005

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Television Series, Comedy or Musical
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Marcia Cross
Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Teri Hatcher
Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Felicity Huffman

Satellite Awards 2005

Won
Satellite Award
Outstanding Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Felicity Huffman
Tied with Mary-Louise Parker for Weeds (2005).
Nominated
Satellite Award
Outstanding DVD Release of a Television Show
(Complete First Season).

TP de Oro, Spain 2010

Nominated
TP de Oro
Best Foreign Series (Mejor Serie Extranjera)

TP de Oro, Spain 2008

Nominated
TP de Oro
Best Foreign Series (Mejor Serie Extranjera)

TP de Oro, Spain 2006

Won
TP de Oro
Best Foreign Series (Mejor Serie Extranjera)

TV Land Awards 2005

Won
Future Classic Award

TV Quick Awards, UK 2007

Won
TV Quick Award
Best International TV Show

Teen Choice Awards 2009

Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice TV Actress: Comedy
Eva Longoria

Teen Choice Awards 2008

Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice TV Show: Comedy

Teen Choice Awards 2007

Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice TV Show: Comedy
Choice TV Actress: Comedy
Eva Longoria

Teen Choice Awards 2006

Won
Teen Choice Award
TV - Choice Actor
James Denton
Nominated
Teen Choice Award
TV - Choice Actress
Teri Hatcher
TV - Choice Actress: Comedy
Eva Longoria
TV - Choice Comedy/Musical Show

Teen Choice Awards 2005

Won
Teen Choice Award
Choice TV Breakout Show
Choice TV Breakout Performance - Male
Jesse Metcalfe
Choice TV Breakout Performance - Female
Eva Longoria
Choice V-Cast
Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice TV Show: Comedy
Choice TV Actor: Comedy
Jesse Metcalfe
Choice TV Actress: Comedy
Eva Longoria

Television Critics Association Awards 2005

Won
TCA Award
Program of the Year
Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
Outstanding New Program of the Year
Individual Achievement in Comedy
Marcia Cross
Individual Achievement in Comedy
Teri Hatcher

Writers Guild of America, USA 2007

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Kevin Murphy
Jenna Bans
Episodic Comedy
Joshua Senter

Writers Guild of America, USA 2006

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Jenna Bans
Kevin Murphy

Young Artist Awards 2008

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor
Jake Cherry
Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress
Rachel G. Fox

Young Artist Awards 2007

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Guest Starring Young Actress
Chloë Grace Moretz
Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Recurring Young Actress
Rachel G. Fox

Young Artist Awards 2006

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy) - Supporting Young Actress
Joy Jorgensen

Young Artist Awards 2005

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger
Zane Huett
Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actress
Andrea Bowen
Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actor
Cody Kasch

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