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(1981–1987)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1986

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Daniel J. Travanti
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Bruce Weitz

Golden Globes, USA 1985

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Daniel J. Travanti
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Bruce Weitz

Golden Globes, USA 1984

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Daniel J. Travanti

Golden Globes, USA 1983

Won
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Daniel J. Travanti

Golden Globes, USA 1982

Won
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Daniel J. Travanti

Primetime Emmy Awards 1987

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Series
William Gazecki (production mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
Peter Reale (re-recording mixer)
Dean Vernon (re-recording mixer)
For episode "It Ain't Over Till It's Over".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Betty Thomas
For playing "Lucille Bates".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Jeff Lewis (writer)
David Milch (writer)
John Romano (writer)
For episode "It Ain't Over Till It's Over".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1986

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Gabrielle Beaumont
For episode "Two Easy Pieces".
Outstanding Drama Series
Jeff Lewis (executive producer)
David Milch (co-executive producer)
Scott Brazil (supervising producer)
Michael Vittes (producer)
Walon Green (co-producer)
Penny Adams (coordinating producer)
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series
Gary Krivacek (supervising editor)
Timothy J. Borquez (sound editor)
Mark R. Crookston (sound editor)
Bill Dannevick (sound editor)
Stephen Janisz (sound editor)
Mary Ruth Smith (sound editor)
Jerelyn J. Harding (adr editor)
Don Sanders (music editor)
For episode "Two Easy Pieces".
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Series
John 'Pee Wee' Carter (production mixer)
William Gazecki (re-recording mixer)
Andy MacDonald (re-recording mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Iced Coffey".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Bruce Weitz
For playing "Mick Belker".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Betty Thomas
For playing "Lucille Bates".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Dick Wolf (writer)
For episode "What Are Friends For?".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1985

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Betty Thomas
For playing "Lucille Bates".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Georg Stanford Brown
For episode "El Capitan".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Thomas Carter
For episode "The Rise and Fall of Paul the Wall".
Outstanding Drama Series
Steven Bochco (executive producer)
Gregory Hoblit (co-executive producer)
Scott Brazil (supervising producer)
Jeff Lewis (producer)
David Milch (co-producer)
Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Series
Sunny Meyer (production mixer)
John Asman (re-recording mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
Ken S. Polk (re-recording mixer)
For episode "The Rise and Fall of Paul the Wall".
Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Series
James Pilcher (production mixer)
John Asman (re-recording mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
Ken S. Polk (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Queen For a Day".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Daniel J. Travanti
For playing "Frank Furillo".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Veronica Hamel
For playing "Joyce Davenport".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Bruce Weitz
For playing "Mick Belker".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Barbara Bosson
For playing "Fay Furillo".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Jacob Epstein (teleplay)
Michael I. Wagner (story)
For episode "The Rise and Fall of Paul the Wall".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1984

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Corey Allen
For episode "Goodbye, Mr. Scripps".
Outstanding Drama Series
Steven Bochco (executive producer)
Gregory Hoblit (co-executive producer)
Scott Brazil (supervising producer)
Jeff Lewis (producer)
Sascha Schneider (producer)
David J. Latt (co-producer)
Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Series
David Schneiderman (production mixer)
John Asman (re-recording mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
Ken S. Polk (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Parting is Such Sweep Sorrow".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Bruce Weitz
For playing "Mick Belker".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Alfre Woodard
For playing "Doris Robson". For episode: "Doris in Wonderland".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Thomas Carter
For episode "Midway to What?".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Arthur Allan Seidelman
For episode "Doris in Wonderland".
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series
Ray Daniels
For episode "Parting is Such Sweep Sorrow".
Outstanding Film Sound Editing for a Series
Sam Horta (supervising editor)
Denise Horta (sound editor/adr editor)
Ted Johnston (sound editor)
Constance A. Kazmer (sound editor)
Gary Krivacek (sound editor)
David John West (sound editor)
Allan K. Rosen (music editor)
For episode "Parting is Such Sweep Sorrow".
Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Series
Bill Marky (production mixer)
John Asman (re-recording mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
Ken S. Polk (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Praise Dilaudid".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Daniel J. Travanti
For playing "Frank Furillo".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Veronica Hamel
For playing "Joyce Davenport".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Michael Conrad
For playing "Phil Esterhaus". Posthumous nomination.
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
James Sikking
For playing "Howard Hunter".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Barbara Bosson
For playing "Fay Furillo".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Betty Thomas
For playing "Lucille Bates".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Jeff Lewis (teleplay/story)
Michael I. Wagner (teleplay)
Karen Hall (teleplay)
Mark Frost (teleplay)
Steven Bochco (story)
David Milch (story)
For episode "Grace Under Pressure".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Peter Silverman (teleplay)
Steven Bochco (story)
Jeff Lewis (story)
David Milch (story)
For episode "Doris in Wonderland".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1983

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Jeff Bleckner
For episode "Life in the Minors".
Outstanding Drama Series
Steven Bochco (executive producer)
Gregory Hoblit (co-executive producer)
Anthony Yerkovich (supervising producer)
David Anspaugh
Scott Brazil
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series
Ray Daniels
For episode "Phantom of the Hill".
Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Series
Bill Marky (production mixer)
John Asman (re-recording mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
Ken S. Polk (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Trial By Fury".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
David Milch (writer)
For episode "Trial By Fury".
Outstanding Film Sound Editing for a Series
Sam Horta (supervising sound editor)
Donald W. Ernst (sound editor)
Avram D. Gold (sound editor)
Eileen Horta (sound editor)
Constance A. Kazmer (sound editor)
Gary Krivacek (sound editor)
National Broadcasting Company (NBC)
For episode "Stan the Man".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Daniel J. Travanti
For playing "Frank Furillo".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Veronica Hamel
For playing "Joyce Davenport".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Michael Conrad
For playing "Phil Esterhaus".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Joe Spano
For playing "Henry Goldblume".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Bruce Weitz
For playing "Mick Belker".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Barbara Bosson
For playing "Fay Furillo".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Betty Thomas
For playing "Lucille Bates".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Steven Bochco (writer)
Anthony Yerkovich (writer)
Jeff Lewis (writer)
For episode "A Hair of the Dog".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Karen Hall (writer)
For episode "Officer of the Year".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Michael I. Wagner (teleplay)
David Milch (teleplay)
Steven Bochco (story)
Anthony Yerkovich (story)
Jeff Lewis (story)
For episode "No Body's Perfect".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Anthony Yerkovich (teleplay/story)
David Milch (teleplay)
Karen Hall (teleplay)
Steven Bochco (story)
Jeff Lewis (story)
For episode "Eugene's Comedy Empire Strikes Back".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1982

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Film Sound Mixing
Bill Marky (production mixer)
Robert W. Glass Jr. (re-recording mixer)
Bill Nicholson (re-recording mixer)
Howard Wilmarth (re-recording mixer)
For episode "Personal Foul".
Outstanding Drama Series
Steven Bochco (executive producer)
Gregory Hoblit (supervising producer)
David Anspaugh (producer)
Anthony Yerkovich (producer)
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series
Andrew Chulack
For episode "Of Mouse and Man".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Daniel J. Travanti
For playing: "Frank Furillo".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Michael Conrad
For playing: "Phil Esterhaus".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Steven Bochco (teleplay/story)
Anthony Yerkovich (teleplay)
Jeff Lewis (teleplay)
Michael I. Wagner (teleplay)
Michael Kozoll (story)
For episode "Freedom's Last Stand".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Film Sound Mixing
Bill Marky (production mixer)
Don Cahn (re-recording mixer)
Jim Cook (re-recording mixer)
Robert L. Harman (re-recording mixer)
For episode "The Second Oldest Profession".
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Jeffrey L. Goldstein (art director)
James Cane (set decorator)
For episode "Personal Foul".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Jeff Bleckner
For episode "The World According to Freedom".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Robert Butler
For episode "The Second Oldest Profession".
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series
Ray Daniels
For episode "The Second Oldest Profession".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Veronica Hamel
For playing: "Joyce Davenport".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Taurean Blacque
For playing: "Neal Washington".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Charles Haid
For playing: "Andy Renko".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Michael Warren
For playing: "Bobby Hill".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Bruce Weitz
For playing: "Mick Belker".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Barbara Bosson
For playing: "Fay Furillo".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Betty Thomas
For playing: "Lucille Bates".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Steven Bochco (teleplay/story)
Anthony Yerkovich (teleplay/story)
Robert Crais (teleplay)
Michael Kozoll (story)
For episode "The Second Oldest Profession".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Steven Bochco (writer)
Anthony Yerkovich (writer)
Jeff Lewis (writer)
Michael I. Wagner (writer)
For episode "Personal Foul".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Michael I. Wagner (writer)
For episode "The World According to Freedom".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1981

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Steven Bochco (executive producer)
Michael Kozoll (executive producer)
Gregory Hoblit (producer)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Daniel J. Travanti
For playing "Frank Furillo".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Barbara Babcock
For playing "Grace Gardner". For episode: "Fecund Hand Rose".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Michael Conrad
For playing "Phil Esterhaus".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Robert Butler
For premiere episode "Hill Street Station".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Michael Kozoll (writer)
Steven Bochco (writer)
For premiere episode "Hill Street Station".
Outstanding Cinematography for a Series
William Cronjager
For premiere episode "Hill Street Station".
Outstanding Achievement in Film Sound Editing
Sam Horta (supervising sound editor)
Bob Cornett (sound editor)
Denise Horta (sound editor)
Eileen Horta (sound editor)
For premiere episode "Hill Street Station".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Veronica Hamel
For playing "Joyce Davenport".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Charles Haid
For playing "Andy Renko".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Bruce Weitz
For playing "Mick Belker".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Barbara Bosson
For playing "Fay Furillo".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Betty Thomas
For playing "Lucille Bates".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Corey Allen
For episode "Jungle Madness".
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Georg Stanford Brown
For episode "Up In Arms".
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Michael Kozoll
Steven Bochco
Anthony Yerkovich
For episode "Jungle Madness".
Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for a Series
Clay Bartels
For episode "Jungle Madness".
Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for a Series
Ray Daniels
A. David Marshall
For premiere episode "Hill Street Station".
Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for a Series
Tom Stevens
For episode "Rites of Spring".
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series
Jeffrey L. Goldstein (art director)
Joseph A. Armetta (set decorator)
For premiere episode "Hill Street Station".
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Mike Post
For premiere episode "Hill Street Station".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1987

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
Geoffrey Rowland
For episode "Two Easy Pieces".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1985

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
David Saxon
For episode "Blues for Mr. Green".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1984

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
David Saxon
For episode "Here's Adventure, Here's Romance".

American Cinema Editors, USA 1983

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
Ray Daniels
For episode "Phantom of the Hill".
Best Edited Episode from a Television Series
David Rosenbloom
For episode "World According to Freedom".

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 1983

Won
Broadcasting Press Guild Award
Best Imported TV Programme

Casting Society of America, USA 1987

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Episodic
Sally Powers

Casting Society of America, USA 1986

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Episodic
Sally Powers

Casting Society of America, USA 1985

Won
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Episodic
Lori Openden
Simon Ayer
Tied with 'Diane Dimeo' for Cagney & Lacey (1981).

Directors Guild of America, USA 1985

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Thomas Carter
Burt Bluestein (unit production manager) (plaque)
Herb Adelman (first assistant director) (plaque)
Jack Philbrick (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "The Rise and Fall of Paul the Wall".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1984

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Jeff Bleckner
Sascha Schneider (unit production manager) (plaque)
Herb Adelman (first assistant director) (plaque)
Conrad Irving (second assistant director) (plaque)
Jack Philbrick (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Life in the Minors".
Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Christian I. Nyby II
For episode "Here's Adventure, Here's Romance".
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Corey Allen
For episode "Goodbye, Mr. Scripps".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1983

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
David Anspaugh
Cal Naylor (unit production manager) (plaque)
Rick Wallace (first assistant director) (plaque)
Dale White (second assistant director) (plaque)
Jack Philbrick (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Personal Foul".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1982

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Robert Butler
Robert S. Mendelsohn (unit production manager) (plaque)
John Slosser (first assistant director) (plaque)
Carl Dubliclay (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Hill Street Station".
Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Georg Stanford Brown
For episode "Up in Arms".
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
David Anspaugh
For episode "The Last White Man on East Ferry Avenue".

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1982

Won
Edgar
Best Television Episode
Steven Bochco
Michael Kozoll
For episode "Hill Street Station".

Humanitas Prize 1985

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
David Milch (teleplay by/story by)
Roger Director (teleplay by)
Steven Bochco (story by)
Jeffrey Lewis (story by)
For episode "Watt A Way To Go".

Humanitas Prize 1984

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Peter Silverman

Humanitas Prize 1983

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
David Milch

Humanitas Prize 1982

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Michael I. Wagner
For episode "The World According To Freedom".

Humanitas Prize 1981

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Michael Kozoll
Steven Bochco

Image Awards 1982

Won
Image Award
Best Episode in a Dramatic Series
For episode "Fruits of the Poisonous Tree"

Online Film & Television Association 1999

Won
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Television Programs

Peabody Awards 1982

Won
Peabody Award
National Broadcasting Company (NBC) (NBC Television)

People's Choice Awards, USA 1987

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Dramatic Program

People's Choice Awards, USA 1984

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Dramatic Program
Tied with Dynasty (1981).

People's Choice Awards, USA 1983

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Dramatic Program

People's Choice Awards, USA 1982

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Overall New TV Program
Favorite New TV Dramatic Program

Television Critics Association Awards 1987

Won
Career Achievement Award

Television Critics Association Awards 1985

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Drama

TP de Oro, Spain 1988

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

TV Guide Awards 2013

Nominated
TV Guide Award
Favorite Classic TV

TV Land Awards 2005

Nominated
TV Land Award
Favorite "Casual Friday" Cop
Bruce Weitz

TV Land Awards 2004

Nominated
TV Land Award
Favorite Instrumental Theme Song

TV Land Awards 2003

Nominated
TV Land Award
Favorite Crimestopper in a Drama
Daniel J. Travanti
Drama Theme Song You Can't Get Out of Your Head

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1986

Won
Q Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Betty Thomas

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1985

Won
Q Award
Best Actor in a Quality Drama Series
Daniel J. Travanti
Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Drama Series
Bruce Weitz
Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series
Veronica Hamel

Writers Guild of America, USA 1988

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Jeffrey Lewis (teleplay/story)
Jerry Patrick Brown (story)
Episodic Drama
David Black

Writers Guild of America, USA 1987

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Walon Green (teleplay/story)
Jeffrey Lewis (story)
David Milch (story)
Episodic Drama
Dick Wolf

Writers Guild of America, USA 1986

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
David Milch (teleplay/story)
Roger Director (teleplay)
Steven Bochco (story)
Jeffrey Lewis (story)

Writers Guild of America, USA 1985

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Jeffrey Lewis (teleplay/story)
Michael I. Wagner (teleplay)
Karen Hall (teleplay)
Mark Frost (teleplay)
Steven Bochco (story)
David Milch (story)
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
David Milch
Mark Frost
Episodic Drama
Jeffrey Lewis (teleplay/story)
Michael I. Wagner (teleplay)
David Milch (teleplay/story)
Mark Frost (teleplay)
Steven Bochco (story)

Writers Guild of America, USA 1984

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
David Milch
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Anthony Yerkovich (teleplay/story)
David Milch (teleplay)
Karen Hall (teleplay)
Steven Bochco (story)
Jeffrey Lewis (story)
Episodic Drama
David Milch
Jeffrey Lewis
Michael I. Wagner

Writers Guild of America, USA 1983

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Michael I. Wagner
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Jeffrey Lewis

Writers Guild of America, USA 1982

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Michael Kozoll
Steven Bochco
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
Anthony Yerkovich

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