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(1976–1981)

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 1981

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Jerry Juhl
David Odell
Chris Langham
For episode with Carol Burnett (5.15).
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
David Lazer (executive producer)
Jim Henson (producer/star: The Muppets)
Frank Oz (star: The Muppets)
Jerry Nelson (star: The Muppets)
Richard Hunt (star: The Muppets)
Dave Goelz (star: The Muppets)
Louise Gold (star: The Muppets)
Steve Whitmire (star: The Muppets)
Kathryn Mullen (star: The Muppets)
Brian Meehl (star: The Muppets)
Karen Prell (star: The Muppets)
Outstanding Video Tape Editing for a Series
John Hawkins (editor)
For episode with Brooke Shields (5.6).
Outstanding Art Direction for a Variety or a Music Program
Malcolm Stone (art director)
For episode with Brooke Shields (5.6).

Primetime Emmy Awards 1980

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Video Tape Editing for a Series
John Hawkins (editor)
For episode with Liza Minnelli (4.14).
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Art Direction for a Variety or Music Program
Malcolm Stone (art director)
For episode with Beverly Sills (4.9).
Outstanding Costume Design for a Series
Calista Hendrickson
For episode with Beverly Sills (4.9).
Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
Peter Harris
For episode with Liza Minnelli (4.14).
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Creative Technical Crafts
Leslee Asch (muppet design)
Edward G. Christie (muppet design)
Barbara S. Davis (muppet design)
Faz Fazakas (muppet design)
Nomi Frederick (muppet design)
Michael K. Frith (muppet design)
Amy Van Gilder (muppet design)
Dave Goelz (muppet design)
Marianne Harms (muppet design)
Larry Jameson (muppet design)
Mari Kaestle (muppet design)
Rollin Krewson (muppet design)
Tim Miller (muppet design)
Bob Payne (muppet design)
Jan Rosenthal (muppet design)
Don Sahlin (muppet design)
Caroly Wilcox (muppet design)
For episode with Alan Arkin (4.20).
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Creative Technical Crafts
Edward G. Christie (muppet design)
Barbara S. Davis (muppet design)
Faz Fazakas (muppet design)
Nomi Frederick (muppet design)
Michael K. Frith (muppet design)
Amy Van Gilder (muppet design)
Dave Goelz (muppet design)
Larry Jameson (muppet design)
Mari Kaestle (muppet design)
Rollin Krewson (muppet design)
Tim Miller (muppet design)
Bob Payne (muppet design)
Jan Rosenthal (muppet design)
Don Sahlin (muppet design)
Caroly Wilcox (muppet design)
For episode with Kenny Rogers (4.10).
Outstanding Variety or Music Program
David Lazer (executive producer)
Jim Henson (producer/star: The Muppets)
Dave Goelz (star: The Muppets)
Louise Gold (star: The Muppets)
Richard Hunt (star: The Muppets)
Kathryn Mullen (star: The Muppets)
Jerry Nelson (star: The Muppets)
Frank Oz (star: The Muppets)
Steve Whitmire (star: The Muppets)
Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Jim Henson (writer)
Don Hinkley (writer)
Jerry Juhl (writer)
David Odell (writer)
For episode with Alan Arkin (4.20).

Primetime Emmy Awards 1979

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program
David Lazer (executive producer)
Jim Henson (producer/star: The Muppets)
Frank Oz (star: The Muppets)
Jerry Nelson (star: The Muppets)
Richard Hunt (star: The Muppets)
Dave Goelz (star: The Muppets)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1978

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series
David Lazer (executive producer)
Jim Henson (producer/star)
Frank Oz (star)
Jerry Nelson (star)
Richard Hunt (star)
Dave Goelz (star)
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music
Peter Sellers
For guest appearance (episode 2.19).
Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music
Bernadette Peters
For guest appearance (episode 2.12)
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series
Peter Harris (director)
For episode with Elton John (2.14).
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series
Jerry Juhl (writer)
Don Hinkley (writer)
Joseph A. Bailey (writer)
Jim Henson (writer)
For episode with Dom DeLuise (2.11).

Primetime Emmy Awards 1977

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music
Rita Moreno
For her guest appearance (episode 1.5).
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series
Jim Henson (executive producer)
David Lazer (executive producer)
Jack Burns (producer)
Frank Oz (star)
Richard Hunt (star)
Dave Goelz (star)
Eren Ozker (star)
John Lovelady (star)
Jerry Nelson (star)
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series
Jim Henson (writer)
Jack Burns (writer)
Marc London (writer)
Jerry Juhl (writer)
For episode with Paul Williams (#1.8).

BAFTA Awards 1980

Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Light Entertainment Programme/Series
Jim Henson

BAFTA Awards 1979

Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Best VTR Editor
John Hawkins
Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Light Entertainment Programme/Series
Jim Henson

BAFTA Awards 1978

Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Most Original Programme/Series
Jim Henson
Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Light Entertainment Programme/Series
Jim Henson
Best VTR Editor
John Hawkins
Tim Waddell
Best Design
David Chandler
Bryan Holgate

BAFTA Awards 1977

Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Best Light Entertainment Programme
Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
'Harlequin' (Drama/Light Entertainment)

Golden Camera, Germany 1979

Winner
Golden Camera
Best Entertainment Show
Jim Henson

Jim Henson was not present at the Awards ceremony. Steve Whitmire, Josef Göhlen, Kermit the Frog ... More

Jim Henson was not present at the Awards ceremony. Steve Whitmire, Josef Göhlen, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy accepted the Award on his behalf.


Online Film & Television Association 2008

Winner
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Television Programs

Peabody Awards 1979

Winner
Peabody Award
Henson Associates (HA)

Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival 1977

Winner
Golden Rose
Excellence in Television
Jim Henson
The Jim Henson Company

Satellite Awards 2007

Nominee
Satellite Award
Best DVD Release of a TV Show
For season 2.

Young Artist Awards 1981

Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best TV Series for Family Entertainment

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