All-time drama winners

1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse KECATV (ABC)

1951 Studio One (CBS)

1952 Robert Montgomery_Presents (NBC)

1953 U.S. Steel Hour (ABC)

1954 U.S. Steel Hour (ABC)

1955 Producers’ Showcase (NBC)

1956 Playhouse ’90 (CBS)

1957 Gunsmoke (CBS)

1958-59 Playhouse ’90* (CBS); The Alcoa Hour/ Goodyear Playhouse** (NBC)

1960 Playhouse ’90 (CBS)

1961 Macbeth, Hallmark Hall of Fame (NBC)

1962 The Defenders (CBS)

1963 The Defenders (CBS)

1964 The Defenders (CBS)

1965 The Magnificent Yankee, Hallmark Hall of Fame (NBC)

1966 The Fugitive (ABC)

1967 Mission: Impossible (CBS)

1968 Mission: Impossible (CBS)

1969 N.E.T. Playhouse (NET)

1970 Marcus Welby M.D. (ABC)

1971 The Senator, The Bold_Ones (NBC)

1972 Elizabeth R, Masterpiece Theatre (PBS)

1973 The Waltons (CBS)

1974 Upstairs, Downstairs, Masterpiece Theatre (PBS)

1975 Upstairs, Downstairs, Masterpiece Theatre (PBS)

1976 Police Story (NBC)

1977 Upstairs, Downstairs, Masterpiece Theatre (PBS)

1978 The Rockford Files (NBC)

1979 Lou Grant (CBS)

1980 Lou Grant (CBS)

1981 Hill Street Blues (NBC)

1982 Hill Street Blues (NBC)

1983 Hill Street Blues (NBC)

1984 Hill Street Blues (NBC)

1985 Cagney & Lacey (CBS)

1986 Cagney & Lacey (CBS)

1987 L.A. Law (NBC)

1988 thirtysomething (ABC)

1989 L.A. Law (NBC)

1980 L.A. Law (NBC)

1991 L.A. Law (NBC)

1992 Northern Exposure (CBS)

1993 Picket Fences (CBS)

1994 Picket Fences (CBS)

1995 NYPD Blue (ABC)

1996 ER (NBC)

1997 Law & Order (NBC)

1998 The Practice (ABC)

1999 The Practice (ABC)

2000 The West Wing (NBC)

2001 The West Wing (NBC)

* one hour or longer

** less than one hour

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