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Primetime Emmy Winners: TV Film

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.

1948 The Necklace

1949 The Life of Riley

1955 Peter Pan, Producers’ Showcase (Best Single Program of the Year)

1956 Requiem for a Heavyweight, Playhouse 90 (Best Single Program of the Year)

1957 The Comedian, Playhouse 90 (Best Single Program of the Year)

1958-59 Little Moon of Alban, Hallmark Hall of Fame

1960-61 MacBeth, Hallmark Hall of Fame (Program of the Year)

1961-62 Victoria Regina, Hallmark Hall of Fame (Program of the Year)

1964-65 The Magnificent Yankee, Hallmark Hall of Fame (Outstanding Program Achievement in Entertainment)

1965-66 The Ages of Man

1966-67 Death of a Salesman

1967-68 Elizabeth the Queen, Hallmark Hall of Fame

1968-69 Teacher, Teacher, Hallmark Hall of Fame

1969-70 A Storm in Summer, Hallmark Hall of Fame

1970-71 The Andersonville Trial (Outstanding Single Program)

1971-72 Brian’s Song (Outstanding Single Program)

1972-73 A War of Children (Outstanding Single Program)

1973-74 The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (Outstanding Special)

1974-75 The Law (Outstanding Special)

1975-76 Eleanor and Franklin (Outstanding Special)

1976-77 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (Outstanding Special)

1977-78 The Gathering (Outstanding Special)

1978-79 Friendly Fire (Outstanding Special)

1979-80 The Miracle Worker (Outstanding Special)

1980-81 Playing for Time (Outstanding Drama Special)

1981-82 A Woman Called Golda (Outstanding Drama Special)

1982-83 Special Bulletin (Outstanding Drama Special)

1983-84 Something About Amelia (Outstanding Special)

1984-85 Do You Remember Love (Outstanding Special)

1985-86 Love Is Never Silent (Outstanding Special)

1986-87 Promise, Hallmark Hall of Fame (Outstanding Special)

1987-88 Inherit the Wind (Outstanding Special)

1988-89 Day One (Outstanding Special), Roe vs. Wade (Outstanding Special)

1989-90 Caroline?, Hallmark Hall of Fame (Outstanding Special)

1990-91 Separate but Equal (Outstanding Special)

1991-92 Miss Rose White, Hallmark Hall of Fame

1992-93 Barbarians at the Gate

1993-94 And the Band Played On

1994-95 Indictment: the McMartin Trial

1995-96 Truman

1996-97 Miss Evers’ Boys

1997-98 Don King: Only in America

1998-99 A Lesson Before Dying

1999-00 ?????

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