Barry Manilow Specials


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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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).

Highlights
Barry Manilow on his Barry Manilow Special, which was performed at Blenheim Palace in England
Steve Binder on producing and directing 1977's The Barry Manilow Special
Kevin Carlisle on winning an Emmy Award for his work on the The 3rd Barry Manilow Special
Kevin Carlisle on working with Barry Manilow on the Barry Manilow Specials, and on winning an Emmy Award
Barry Manilow on winning an Emmy Award for his first Barry Manilow Special
Barry Manilow on his first Barry Manilow Special, which guest-starred Penny Marshall
Who talked about this show

Steve Binder

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Steve Binder on producing and directing 1977's The Barry Manilow Special
Steve Binder on producing and directing 1977's The Barry Manilow Special

Kevin Carlisle

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Kevin Carlisle on working with Barry Manilow on the Barry Manilow Specials, and on winning an Emmy Award

Charles Lisanby

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Charles Lisanby on art directing The Barry Manilow Special (1987)

Barry Manilow

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Barry Manilow on his first Barry Manilow Special, which guest-starred Penny Marshall
Barry Manilow on winning an Emmy Award for his first Barry Manilow Special
Barry Manilow on appearing on his second Barry Manilow Special
Barry Manilow on working with Ray Charles on the second Barry Manilow Special
Barry Manilow on working with choreographer Kevin Carlisle on the second Barry Manilow Special
Barry Manilow on his HBO Standing Room Only special
Barry Manilow on learning how to work with the camera on his Barry Manilow Specials
Barry Manilow on the third Barry Manilow Special guest starring John Denver
Barry Manilow on his special Barry Manilow: One Voice guest starring Dionne Warwick
Barry Manilow on his Barry Manilow Special, which was performed at Blenheim Palace in England
Barry Manilow on his special Barry Manilow: Big Fun on Swing Street
Barry Manilow on his specials on A & E
Barry Manilow on his Emmy-winning special Manilow: Music and Passion
Barry Manilow on his Barry Manilow Special, which was performed at Blenheim Palace in England

Bruce Vilanch

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Bruce Vilanch on writing for The Barry Manilow Special with guest stars Bette Midler and Dustin Hoffman

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