47th Primetime Emmy Awards

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47th Primetime Emmy Awards
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Date
  • September 10, 1995 (Ceremony)
  • September 9, 1995 (Creative Arts Awards)
Location Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California
Host Jason Alexander
Cybill Shepherd
Television/Radio coverage
Network Fox
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The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held Sunday, September 10, 1995. The awards show was hosted by Jason Alexander and Cybill Shepherd. It was broadcast on Fox. Nominees and winners are listed below, winners are in bold.

Frasier won its second consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, and led all shows with five major wins. For the second straight year a freshman drama series came into the ceremony with a bevy of major nominations, but failed to win for Outstanding Drama Series. ER led all shows with 15 major nominations, and won three major awards, but lost the top prize to NYPD Blue. A show that was in a similar situation to ER the previous year.

Winners and Nominees[edit]

[1]

Programs[edit]

Outstanding Comedy Series Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Outstanding Made for Television Movie Outstanding Miniseries

Acting[edit]

Lead performances[edit]

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special


Supporting performances[edit]

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
  • Judy Davis as Diane on Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (NBC)
  • Shirley Knight as Peggy Buckey on Indictment: The McMartin Trial (HBO)
    • Sonia Braga as Regina De Carvalho on The Burning Season (HBO)
    • Sissy Spacek as Spring Renfro on The Good Old Boys (TNT)
    • Sada Thompson as Virginia McMartin on Indictment: The McMartin Trial (HBO)

Guest performances[edit]

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Carl Reiner as Alan Brady on Mad About You, (Episode: "The Alan Brady Show"), (NBC)
    • Sid Caesar as Mr. Stein on Love & War, (Episode: "At The Pantheon, Part II"), (CBS)
    • Nathan Lane as Phil on Frasier, (Episode: "Fool Me Once, Shame On You. Fool Me Twice..."), (NBC)
    • Robert Pastorelli as Eldin Bernecky on Murphy Brown, (Episode: "Bye, Bye Bernecky"), (CBS)
    • Paul Reubens as Andrew J. Lansing III on Murphy Brown, (Episode: "The Good Nephew"), (NBC)
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
  • Shirley Knight as Agnes Cantwell on NYPD Blue, (Episode: "Large Mouth Bass"), (ABC)
    • Amy Brenneman as Janice Licalsi on NYPD Blue, (Episode: "For Whom The Skell Tolls"), (ABC)
    • Rosemary Clooney as Madame X on ER, (Episode: "Going Home"), (NBC)
    • Colleen Flynn as Jodi O'Brien on ER, (Episode: "Love's Labor Lost"), (NBC)
    • CCH Pounder as Agent Kazdin on The X-Files, (Episode: "Duane Barry"), (Fox)


Directing[edit]

Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Comedy Series Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Drama Series
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Variety or Music Program Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Miniseries or a Special


Writing[edit]

Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing for a Comedy Series Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing for a Drama Series
  • Chuck Ranberg, Anne Flett-Giordano for Frasier, (Episode: "An Affair to Forget"), (NBC)
    • Jeff Greenstein, Jeff Strauss for Friends, (Episode: "The One Where Underdog Gets Away"), (NBC)
    • Joe Keenan for Frasier, (Episode: "The Matchmaker"), (NBC)
    • Garry Shandling, Peter Tolan for The Larry Sanders Show, (Episode: "The Mr. Sharon Stone Show"), (HBO)
    • Peter Tolan for The Larry Sanders Show, (Episode: "Hank's Night In The Sun"), (HBO)
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing for a Variety or Music Program Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing for a Miniseries or a Special

Most major nominations[edit]

By network [note 1]
  • NBC – 56
  • CBS – 32
  • HBO – 27
  • ABC – 20
By program
  • ER (NBC) – 15
  • Frasier (NBC) / NYPD Blue (ABC) – 9
  • The Burning Season (HBO) / Friends (NBC) / Indictment: The McMartin Trial (HBO) / The Larry Sanders Show (HBO) / Seinfeld (NBC) – 6

Most major awards[edit]

By network [note 1]
  • NBC – 14
  • HBO – 7
  • CBS – 6
  • ABC – 3
By program
  • Frasier (NBC) – 5
  • ER (NBC) / Picket Fences (CBS) / Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (NBC) – 3
Notes
  1. ^ a b "Major" constitutes the categories listed above: Program, Acting, Directing, and Writing. Does not include the technical categories.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1995 Primetime Emmy Awards". IMDb. Retrieved April 19, 2013.