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Primetime Emmy Winners: Comedy Series

Note: The names of award categories have changed dramatically through the years. Where the difference is significant, the actual title is cited in parentheses below. If the series also won another major program award — like Outstanding New Series, back in the days when there was such a category — it’s also noted. Missing years indicate that the award categories were dropped.

1951 The Red Skelton Show

1952 I Love Lucy

1953 I Love Lucy, Make Room for Daddy (Best New Program)

1954 Make Room for Daddy

1955 The Phil Silvers Show

1956 The Phil Silvers Show (Best Series, Half Hour or Less)

1957 The Phil Silvers Show

1958-59 The Jack Benny Show

1959-60 The Jack Benny Show

1960-61 The Jack Benny Show

1961-62 The Bob Newhart Show

1962-63 The Dick Van Dyke Show

1963-64 The Dick Van Dyke Show

1964-65 The Dick Van Dyke Show (Outstanding Program Achievement in Entertainment)

1965-66 The Dick Van Dyke

1966-67 The Monkees

1967-68 Get Smart

1968-69 Get Smart

1969-70 My World and Welcome to It

1970-71 All in the Family (also Outstanding New Series)

1971-72 All in the Family

1972-73 All in the Family

1973-74 M*A*S*H

1974-75 The Mary Tyler Moore Show

1975-76 The Mary Tyler Moore Show

1977-78 All in the Family

1978-79 Taxi

1979-80 Taxi

1980-81 Taxi

1981-82 Barney Miller

1982-83 Cheers

1983-84 Cheers

1984-85 The Cosby Show

1985-86 The Golden Girls

1986-87 The Golden Girls

1987-88 The Wonder Years

1988-89 Cheers

1989-90 Murphy Brown

1990-91 Cheers

1991-92 Murphy Brown

1992-93 Seinfeld

1993-94 Frasier

1994-95 Frasier

1995-96 Frasier

1996-97 Frasier

1997-98 Frasier

1998-99 Ally McBeal

1999-00 ?????

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