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(1961–1965)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1964

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best TV Show - Drama
Best TV Star - Male
E.G. Marshall

Golden Globes, USA 1963

Winner
Golden Globe
Best TV Show - Drama

Primetime Emmy Awards 1965

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment - Directors
Paul Bogart (director)
For episode "The 700 Year Old Gang".
Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment - Writers
David Karp (writer)
For episode "The 700 Year Old Gang".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Program Achievements in Entertainment
Bob Markell (producer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1964

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Drama
Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Jack Klugman
For playing "Joe Larch". For episode "Blacklist".
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama - Original
Ernest Kinoy (writer)
For episode "Blacklist".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
The Program of the Year
For episode "Blacklist".
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama
Paul Bogart
For episode "Moment of Truth".
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama
Stuart Rosenberg
For episode "Blacklist".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1963

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Drama
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Series (Lead)
E.G. Marshall
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama
Stuart Rosenberg
For episode "The Madman".
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama
Robert Thom
Reginald Rose
For episode "The Madman".
Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for Television
Sidney Katz (editor)
CBS
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Don Gordon
For playing "Joey Tassili". For episode "The Madman".
Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Sylvia Sidney
For playing "Adela". For episode "The Madman".
The Program of the Year
CBS
For episode "The Madman".
Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction and Scenic Design
Willard Levitas (art director)
CBS

Primetime Emmy Awards 1962

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Drama
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Series (Lead)
E.G. Marshall
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama
Franklin J. Schaffner
For various episodes.
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama
Reginald Rose (writer)
For various episodes.

Directors Guild of America, USA 1965

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television
Paul Bogart
For episode "The Seven Hundred Year Old Gang", parts I and II.
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television
Stuart Rosenberg
For episode "Blacklist".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1963

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television
Daniel Petrie
For episode "The Benefactor".
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television
Stuart Rosenberg
For episode "Madman", parts I and II.

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1964

Nominee
Edgar
Best Episode in a TV Series
For general excellence in a series.

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1963

Nominee
Edgar
Best Episode in a TV Series
Stanley R. Greenberg
For episode "The Apostle".

Writers Guild of America, USA 1965

Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Ernest Kinoy

Writers Guild of America, USA 1964

Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
William Woolfolk

Writers Guild of America, USA 1963

Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Peter Stone

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