Superstar Barry Manilow has starred in several broadcast television specials, including The Barry Manilow Special (1977), The Second Barry Manilow Special (1978), The Third Barry Manilow Special (1979), Barry Manilow: One Voice (1980), and Barry Manilow: Big Fun on Swing Street (1988). Other television specials include: Manilow: Live at the Greek Theatre (1979), The Concert at Blenheim Palace (1983), Barry Manilow at the Gershwin (1989), Because It's Christmas: Barry Manilow (1991), Barry Manilow: The Best of Me (1993), Barry Manilow: Greatest Hits & Then Some (1993), Live By Request: Barry Manilow (1996), A Barry Manilow Christmas: Live By Request (2003), Manilow Live! (2000), Ultimate Manilow! (2002), One Night With Barry Manilow (2004), Manilow: Music and Passion (2006), Barry Manilow: Songs From the Seventies (2006), and July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with Barry Manilow (2012).
Manilow has won two Emmy awards -- for Outstanding Special - Comedy-Variety or Music for The Barry Manilow Special (1977), and for Outstanding Individual Performance In A Variety Or Music Program for Manilow: Music and Passion (2006). Additionally, Kevin Carlisle won an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Choreography for The Third Barry Manilow Special (1979), and Charles Lisanby won an Emmy for Outstanding Art Direction for a Variety or Music Program for Barry Manilow: Big Fun on Swing Street (1988).