×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

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 ?????

More TV

  • 50 Cent Power

    NYPD Officer Under Investigation for Allegedly Telling Police to Shoot 50 Cent 'on Sight'

    A New York City precinct commander is under investigation for allegedly telling officers to shoot rapper 50 Cent on sight, a police rep confirmed to Variety on Sunday. “The matter is under internal review,” an NYPD rep said, declining to answer further questions. Deputy Inspector Emanuel Gonzalez is accused of telling officers during a June 7 roll [...]

  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    'Bohemian Rhapsody,' 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Among Cinema Audio Society Winners

    Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” won the Cinema Audio Society’s top prize for sound mixing at Saturday night’s 55th annual CAS Awards. The film is Oscar-nominated for sound mixing this year along with “Black Panther,” “First Man,” “Roma” and “A Star Is Born.” In a surprise over heavy-hitters “Incredibles 2” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” Wes [...]

  • Marvelous Mrs Maisel Vice

    'Vice,' 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Lead Make-Up and Hair Stylists Guild Awards Winners

    Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic “Vice,” starring Oscar nominees Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Sam Rockwell, won two awards at the sixth annual Make-Up and Hair Stylists Guild Awards Saturday night. The film won for best period and/or character makeup as well as special makeup effects. “Mary Queen of Scots” received the prize for period [...]

  • Jussie Smollett Good Morning America

    Jussie Smollett Angrily Denies Complicity in Attack

    Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett issued a statement Saturday denying that he orchestrated his Jan. 29 assault, and saying he is “angered” and “devastated” by recent developments in the case. Chicago police want to interview Smollett, after learning new evidence from two Nigerian brothers who were released on Friday night. Local media outlets have [...]

  • Jussie Smollett Empire

    Chicago Police Want to Talk to Jussie Smollett as New Evidence Emerges

    Chicago police are seeking to re-interview “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, after new evidence emerged in his alleged assault. Smollett has claimed that two men attacked him at 2 a.m. on Jan. 29, yelled racial and homophobic slurs, poured bleach on him, and put a noose around his neck. The Chicago Police Department has consistently said [...]

  • Five Takes on Canal Plus, Federation’s

    Just Days Left to Catch Canal Plus’ ‘The Bureau’ on MyFFF

    The most lauded of titles on this year’s MyFrenchFilmFestival, UniFrance’s online showcase featured by over 50 OTT services around the world, may not be a film but a drama series. With four seasons aired, and a milestone in world sales on a French TV show, slow-boiling espionage series ‘Le Bureau des légendes’ (“The Bureau”) is [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content