Awards Shows


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Awards describes shows that present public accolades for distinguished work.

Highlights
Betty White on winning her 1952 Best Actress Emmy 
01:19
Bruce Vilanch on the fear of having a host "bomb" on a live awards show
Mary Tyler Moore on winning an Emmy in 1963 for her work on The Dick Van Dyke Show
00:37
Bill Conti on playing someone off when their acceptance speech goes long at The Academy Awards
02:48
Doris Roberts on both she and James Coco winning Emmys for St. Elsewhere
01:45
Debbie Allen on choreographing the Academy Awards ten times
05:52
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Berle Adams

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Berle Adams on distributing the Emmys internationally
02:58

Ray Aghayan

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Ray Aghayan on designing for The Academy Awards, starting in 1968
02:14

Debbie Allen

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Debbie Allen on choreographing the Academy Awards ten times
05:52

Charlie Andrews

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Charlie Andrews on producing the 1969 Emmy Awards show
03:10

Gilbert Cates

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Gilbert Cates on producing The Academy Awards  
30:17
Gilbert Cates on memorable moments from Academy Awards that he's produced
10:56

Tony Charmoli

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Tony Charmoli on directing and choreographing for The People's Choice Awards
03:41

Roy Christopher

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Roy Christopher on how he came to production design for the Academy Awards, and on the first one he worked on, directed by Marty Pasetta
04:09
Roy Christopher on doing production design for the Emmy Awards and for the Emmy Awards
15:24
Roy Christopher on doing production design for the Grammys
00:47

Dick Clark

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Dick Clark on producing The American Music Awards
02:12
Dick Clark on producing The Emmys
01:19

Bill Conti

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Bill Conti on the technical processes in place for conducting the orchestra at The Academy Awards
01:01
Bill Conti on being asked to conduct and be music director for The Academy Awards
07:33
Bill Conti on playing someone off when their acceptance speech goes long at The Academy Awards
02:48
Bill Conti on playing Julia Roberts off when her speech went long at The Academy Awards
02:52
Bill Conti on being music director for The Academy Awards
07:19

Pierre Cossette

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Pierre Cossette on producing The Grammys  (Part 1)
43:06
Pierre Cossette on producing The Grammys (Part 2)
08:16

Ian Fraser

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Ian Fraser on conducting The Emmy Awards
05:52

Mitzi Gaynor

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Mitzi Gaynor on performing with Donald O'Connor on the 1954 Academy Awards
01:11
Mitzi Gaynor on singing "There's No Business Like Show Business" on the 1961 Academy Awards
00:59
Mitzi Gaynor on singing "Georgy Girl" on The 1967 Academy Awards - the most heralded performance on an Oscar broadcast
05:26

Herb Granath

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Herb Granath on a meeting of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences board with actors regarding the Daytime Emmy Awards
00:42

Dwight Hemion

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Dwight Hemion on directing Disney's American Teacher Awards
01:42
Dwight Hemion on directing the Television Academy Hall of Fame
02:26
Dwight Hemion on winning Emmy Awards
02:23

Danette Herman

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Danette Herman on assistant producing the GrammysEmmy Awards  and Academy Awards  telecasts and dealing with talent
25:28
Danette Herman on coordinating talent for The Kennedy Center Honors
07:13
Danette Herman on talent coordinating for the Academy Awards (Part 2)
41:30

Louis J. Horvitz

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Louis J. Horvitz on directing The Academy Awards  since 1997; working with various hosts; and challenges of the show
27:50
Louis J. Horvitz on first directing The Academy Awards  in 1997
35:21
Louis J. Horvitz on highlights of some of The Academy Awards  that he's directed
08:46
Louis J. Horvitz on various hosts of The Emmy Awards
06:31
Louis J. Horvitz on how production numbers on The Academy Awards and The Emmys differ
02:58

Robert Johnson

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Robert Johnson on the BET Awards and BET's internet presence
01:24

Arnie Kogen

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Arnie Kogen on writing for the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards
03:13

Buz Kohan

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Buz Kohan on the challenges of writing for the Academy Awards shows

Jerry Lewis

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Jerry Lewis on hosting the 1959 Academy Awards telecast which ran short
01:57

Charles Lisanby

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Charles Lisanby on his design work on the 60th Annual Academy Awards and his idea to helicopter a giant Oscar statue over the "Hollywood sign"
02:47

Kurt Loder

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Kurt Loder on the MTV Music Video Awards
11:39

James L. Loper

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James L. Loper on moving The Emmy Awards to FOX and the license fee for The Emmy Awards
00:43

Bob Mackie

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Bob Mackie on designing clothing for the Red Carpet and designing production numbers for The Academy Awards
07:15

Beth McCarthy-Miller

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Beth McCarthy-Miller on directing The MTV Music Awards
10:27

Don Mischer

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Don Mischer on producing The Tony Awards with Angela Lansbury as host
08:07
Don Mischer on producing the Emmy Awards
20:19

John Moffitt

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John Moffitt on directing the CableACE Awards
02:43

Horace Newcomb

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Horace Newcomb on televising the Peabody Awards
03:50

Marty Pasetta

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Marty Pasetta on directing and producing The Grammys
11:30
Marty Pasetta on directing The Academy Awards
07:19
Marty Pasetta on directing The Academy Awards
11:33
Marty Pasetta on directing The Academy Awards
10:07

Jeff Probst

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Jeff Probst on hosting The Emmy Awards  and winning an Emmy
04:55

Hector Ramirez

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Hector Ramirez on shooting live awards shows
15:51

Doris Roberts

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Doris Roberts on both she and James Coco winning Emmys for St. Elsewhere
01:45
Doris Roberts on her Emmy Award wins, as well as other award wins
01:15

Stanley Rubin

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Stanley Rubin on winning the first Emmy Award ever to awarded a "film made for television" for Your Show Time at the first Emmy Awards ceremony on January 25, 1949
03:50

George Schlatter

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George Schlatter on producing The Grammy Awards
10:09
George Schlatter on creating and producing The American Comedy Awards
03:31

John Shaffner

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John Shaffner on designing the set for The Emmy Awards
13:24
John Shaffner on reinventing The Emmy Awards
09:26

Garry Shandling

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Garry Shandling on hosting The Emmys
02:03

G.E. Smith

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G.E. Smith on acting as music director for the Emmy Awards in 1988
01:03

Sid Smith

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Sid Smith on directing the 1969 and 1979 New York portions of the Emmy Awards
01:51

Ret Turner

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Ret Turner on costume design for The Academy Awards
06:50

Bruce Vilanch

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Bruce Vilanch on the fear of having a host "bomb" on a live awards show
Bruce Vilanch on unexpected events at the live awards shows; when Michael Moore gave an anti-war speech at the Oscars

Ellen M. Violett

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Ellen M. Violett on her Emmy nominations
04:24

Matthew Weiner

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Matthew Weiner on winning his first Emmy for Mad Men  despite the show being "unknown"; on the 60th annual Emmy Awards  show
02:55