American Playhouse Poster

(1981– )

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 1993

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
Robert Morse
For playing "Truman Capote". For American Playhouse: Tru (1992).
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Made for Television Movie
Lindsay Law (executive producer)
Samuel Paul (executive producer)
Michael Bronson (producer)
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Makeup for a Miniseries or a Special
Gerald Quist (makeup artist)
Elizabeth Spetnagel (makeup artist)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1992

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
Hector Elizondo
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
For playing: "Lieutenant Angel". For American Playhouse: Mrs. Cage (1992).
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Anne Bancroft
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
For playing: "Mrs. Cage". For American Playhouse: Mrs. Cage (1992).

Primetime Emmy Awards 1991

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Doris Roberts
For playing "Mimi Finklestein". For American Playhouse: The Sunset Gang (1991).
Outstanding Classical Program in the Performing Arts
Michael Brandman (executive producer)
Iris Merlis (producer)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1990

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Miniseries or a Special
Terrence McNally
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1989

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Technical Direction/Camera/Video for a Miniseries or a Special
Ron Graft (technical director)
Richard Price (camera operator)
Kenneth Patterson (camera operator)
Greg Harms (camera operator)
Mark Sanford (senior video control)
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Multi-Camera Production
Gary Anderson (editor)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic) for a Drama Series, Variety Series, Miniseries or a Special
Bill Klages (lighting designer)
Ken Dettling (lighting director)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Outstanding Technical Direction/Camera/Video for a Miniseries or a Special
Ron Graft (technical director)
Greg Cook (camera operator)
Greg Harms (camera operator)
Kenneth Patterson (camera operator)
Mark Sanford (senior video control)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special
Roy Christopher (production designer)
Greg Richman (art director)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1987

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming - Performing
Lee Remick

Primetime Emmy Awards 1986

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special
Ann Roth (costume design consultant)
Richard Shissler (costume designer)
Neil Spisak (costume designer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1984

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special
Jeff Bleckner
Outstanding Limited Series
Lindsay Law (executive producer)
David Elstein (executive producer)
Peter B. Cook (producer)
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special (Dramatic Underscore)
Jonathan Tunick (composer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 1982

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic)
George Riesenberger (lighting designer)
Ken Dettling (lighting director)
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Art Direction for a Variety or Music Program
Charles Lisanby (art director)
Dwight Jackson (set decorator)
Outstanding Video Tape Editing for a Limited Series or a Special
Roy Stewart (editor)

American Film Festival 1986

Winner
Blue Ribbon Award
Drama
Victor Lobl

CableACE Awards 1987

Winner
ACE
Actor in a Theatrical or Dramatic Special
Mandy Patinkin
For episode "Sunday in the Park with George"
Actress in a Theatrical or Dramatic Special
Bernadette Peters
For episode "Sunday in the Park with George"
Directing a Theatrical or Dramatic Special
Terry Hughes (director)
For episode "Sunday in the Park with George"
Nominee
ACE
Theatrical Special
Michael Brandman (executive producer)
Emanuel Azenberg (executive producer)
Iris Merlis (senior producer)
Showtime Networks
For episode "Sunday in the Park with George"
Art Direction for a Theatrical Special/Dramatic Special/Movie or Miniseries
Tony Straiges
Showtime Networks
For episode "Sunday in the Park with George"

CableACE Awards 1984

Nominee
ACE
Dramatic Special
Joe Morgenstern (producer)
A+E Networks
For episode "Popular Neurotics"
Writing a Dramatic Program
Aubrey Wertheim
A+E Networks
For episode "Popular Neurotics"

CableACE Awards 1983

Nominee
ACE
Art Direction in a Theatrical Program
David Potts
Showtime Networks
For episode "Fifth of July"
Directing a Theatrical-Non-Musical Program
Marshall W. Mason
Kirk Browning
Showtime Networks
For episode "Fifth of July"
Lighting in a Theatrical Program
William C. Knight
Showtime Networks
For episode "Fifth of July"

Chicago International Film Festival 1984

Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Nell Cox
Segment: The Roommate

Chicago International Film Festival 1981

Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Huck Fairman
Segment: Refuge

CINE Competition 1987

Winner
CINE Golden Eagle
Drama
Sharron Miller

CINE Competition 1983

Winner
CINE Golden Eagle
Drama
Amram Nowak
Drama
Alan Bridges

Gemini Awards 1987

Nominee
Gemini
Best Short Drama
Iain Paterson
For episode "The Prodigious Hickey".
Best Performance by a Supporting Actor
Robert Joy
For episode "The Prodigious Hickey".

Humanitas Prize 1993

Nominee
Humanitas Prize
PBS/Cable Category
Nancy Barr
For episode "Mrs. Cage".

Peabody Awards 1991

Winner
Peabody Award
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Taormina International Film Festival 1984

Nominee
Golden Charybdis
Marva Nabili
For episode "Nightsongs".

Television Critics Association Awards 1985

Nominee
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Drama

Writers Guild of America, USA 1988

Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Anthology Episode/Single Program
Lawrence DuKore
C.R. Portz

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