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(1971–2003)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1994

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Episode: "Columbo: It's All in the Game (1993)"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Faye Dunaway
Episode: "Columbo: It's All in the Game (1993)"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Peter Falk
Episode: "Columbo: It's All in the Game (1993)"

Golden Globes, USA 1991

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Peter Falk

Golden Globes, USA 1978

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Peter Falk

Golden Globes, USA 1976

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Peter Falk
Best Television Series - Drama

Golden Globes, USA 1975

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best TV Show - Drama
Best TV Actor - Drama
Peter Falk

Golden Globes, USA 1974

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best TV Show - Drama
Best TV Actor - Drama
Peter Falk

Golden Globes, USA 1973

Winner
Golden Globe
Best TV Show - Drama
Best TV Actor - Drama
Peter Falk

Golden Globes, USA 1972

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best TV Actor - Drama
Peter Falk

Primetime Emmy Awards 1994

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Faye Dunaway
For episode "It's All in the Game (#12.1)". For playing "Laura Staton".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Falk
For playing "Columbo".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1991

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Dabney Coleman
For episode "Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star (#10.3)". For playing "Hugh Creighton".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Falk
For playing "Columbo".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1990

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Patrick McGoohan
For playing "Oscar Finch". For episode "Agenda for Murder (#9.3)".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Falk
For playing "Columbo".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1989

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Patrick Williams (composer)
For episode "Murder, Smoke and Shadows (#8.2)".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1978

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Patrick Williams (composer)
For episode "Try and Catch Me (#7.1)".
Outstanding Drama Series
Richard Alan Simmons
(Shown within The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie (1971).)
Outstanding Film Editing in a Drama Series
Robert Watts (editor)
For episode "How to Dial a Murder (#7.4)".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Falk
For playing: "Columbo".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1977

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Everett Chambers
(Shown within The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie (1971).)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Falk
For playing: "Columbo".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1976

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Falk
For playing: "Columbo".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Everett Chambers
(Shown within The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie (1971).)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1975

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series
Peter Falk
For playing: "Columbo".
Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Series
Patrick McGoohan
For playing: "Lyle Rumford". For episode: "By Dawn's Early Light".
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography for Entertainment Programming for a Series
Richard C. Glouner (cinematographer)
For episode "Playback (#4.5)".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Limited Series
Roland Kibbee (executive producer)
Dean Hargrove (executive producer)
Everett Chambers (producer)
Edward K. Dodds (producer)
(Shown within The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie (1971).)
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Art Direction or Scenic Design - For a Single Episode of a Comedy, Drama or Limited Series
Michael Baugh (art director)
Jerry Adams (set decorator)
For episode "Playback (#4.5)".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1974

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Limited Series
Dean Hargrove (executive producer)
Roland Kibbee (executive producer)
Douglas Benton (producer)
Robert F. O'Neill (producer)
Edward K. Dodds (producer)
(Shown within The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie (1971).)
Best Cinematography for Entertainment Programming - For a Series or a Single Program of a Series
Harry L. Wolf (cinematographer)
For episode "Any Old Port in a Storm (#3.2)".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series
Peter Falk
For playing: "Columbo".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1973

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series - Continuing
Dean Hargrove
(Shown within The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie (1971).)
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama Series - Continuing)
Peter Falk
For playing: "Columbo".
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama - A Single Program of a Series with Continuing Characters and/or Theme
Edward M. Abroms
For episode "The Most Dangerous Match (#2.7)".
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama
Steven Bochco (writer)
For episode "Étude in Black (#2.1)".
Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design
Grady Hunt (costume designer)
For episode "Dagger of the Mind (#2.4)".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1972

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series
Peter Falk
For playing: "Columbo".
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama
Richard Levinson (writer)
William Link (writer)
For episode "Death Lends a Hand (#1.2)".
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography for Entertainment Programming - For a Series or a Single Program of a Series
Lloyd Ahern Sr. (cinematographer)
For episode "Blueprint for Murder (#1.7)".
Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for Entertainment Programming - For a Series or a Single Program of a Series
Edward M. Abroms (editor)
For episode "Death Lends a Hand (#1.2)".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Series - Drama
Richard Levinson (executive producer)
William Link (executive producer)
Everett Chambers (producer)
(Shown within The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie (1971).)
Outstanding New Series
Richard Levinson (executive producer)
William Link (executive producer)
Everett Chambers (producer)
(Shown within The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie (1971).)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama - A Single Program of a Series with Continuing Characters and/or Theme
Edward M. Abroms
For episode "Short Fuse (#1.6)".
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama
Steven Bochco (writer)
For episode "Murder by the Book (#1.1)".
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama
Jackson Gillis (writer)
For episode "Suitable for Framing (#1.4)".
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition - For a Series or a Single Program of a Series
Billy Goldenberg
For episode "Lady in Waiting (#1.5)".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1971

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Lee Grant
For playing: "Leslie Williams". For episode: "Ransom for a Dead Man".

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2009

Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Retro Television Release on DVD
For the "Mystery Movie Collection 1990" release.

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1992

Nominee
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series
George Koblasa

Bambi Awards 1993

Winner
Bambi
TV Series International
Peter Falk

Bambi Awards 1976

Winner
Bambi
TV Series International
Peter Falk

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1979

Winner
Edgar
Best Television Episode
Robert Van Scoyk
For episode "Murder Under Glass (#7.2)".

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1974

Nominee
Edgar
Best Television Episode
Jackson Gillis
For episode "Requiem for a Falling Star (#2.5)".

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1972

Nominee
Edgar
Best Television Episode
Steven Bochco
For episode "Murder by the Book (#1.1)".

Golden Camera, Germany 1976

Winner
Golden Camera
Best German Actor
Peter Falk

Second time the award went to a non-german speaker. Peter Falk was not present at the Awards ... More

Second time the award went to a non-german speaker. Peter Falk was not present at the Awards ceremony.


Online Film & Television Association 2008

Winner
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Television Programs

TP de Oro, Spain 1978

Winner
TP de Oro
Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
Peter Falk

TP de Oro, Spain 1976

Nominee
TP de Oro
Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
Peter Falk
3rd place

TP de Oro, Spain 1975

Winner
TP de Oro
Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
Peter Falk
Nominee
TP de Oro
Best Foreign Series (Mejor Serie Extranjera)
2nd place

TV Land Awards 2005

Nominee
TV Land Award
Favorite "Casual Friday" Cop
Peter Falk

Writers Guild of America, USA 1979

Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Howard Berk

Writers Guild of America, USA 1973

Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Steven Bochco (teleplay)
William Link (story)
Richard Levinson (story)

Writers Guild of America, USA 1972

Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Steven Bochco

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