List of awards and nominations received by 3rd Rock from the Sun

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The sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun has been nominated for and won a number of major television awards.

By award[edit]

American Cinema Editors[edit]

  • 1996: Best Edited Half-Hour Series (Briana London for "Dick Like Me", nominated)
  • 1998: Best Edited Half-Hour Series (Vince Humphrey for "Indecent Dick", nominated)

American Society of Cinematographers[edit]

  • 1997: Outstanding Cinematography - Regular Series (Marc Reshovsky for "Nightmare on Dick Street", won)
1 win

Casting Society of America[edit]

  • 1996: Best Casting - Comedy Pilot (won)
  • 1996: Best Casting - Episodic Comedy (nominated)
  • 1997: Best Casting - Episodic Comedy (nominated)
  • 1998: Best Casting - Episodic Comedy (nominated)
1 win

Costume Designers Guild[edit]

  • 1999: Excellence in Costume Design - Contemporary Series (Melina Root, nominated)

Directors Guild of America[edit]

  • 1996: Outstanding Directing - Comedy Series (Robert Berlinger for "See Dick Continue to Run", nominated)

Emmy Awards[edit]

31 nominations, 8 wins[1]

Year Category Recipient(s) Result
1996 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series John Lithgow Won
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series James Burrows Nominated
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series Pixie Schwartz Nominated
1997 Outstanding Comedy Series Mark Brazill, Marcy Carsey, Patrick Kienlen, Bob Kushell, Caryn Mandabach, Bill Martin, David Sacks, Mike Schiff, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner, Tom Werner, Chrisitine Zander Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series John Lithgow Won
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Kristen Johnston Won
Outstanding Choreography Marguerite Derricks Won
Outstanding Costumes for a Series Melina Root Won
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series Pixie Schwartz & Camille Friend Nominated
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series Todd Grace, Jesse Peck, Craig Porter Won
Outstanding Special Visual Effects Glen Bennett, Patrick Shearn, Chris Staves Nominated
1998 Outstanding Comedy Series Mark Brazill, Marcy Carsey, Michael Glouberman, David Israel, Patrick Kienlen, Bob Kushell, Caryn Mandabach, Bill Martin, Jim O'Doherty, Andrew Orenstein, David Sacks, Mike Schiff, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner, Tom Werner, Christine Zander Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series John Lithgow Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Kristen Johnston Nominated
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Terry Hughes Nominated
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series John Cleese Nominated
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Jan Hooks Nominated
Outstanding Costumes for a Series Melina Root Nominated
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series Todd Grace, Kathy Oldham, Jesse Peck, Craig Porter Nominated
1999 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series John Lithgow Won
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Kristen Johnston Won
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series William Shatner Nominated
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Kathy Bates Nominated
Laurie Metcalf Nominated
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series Todd Grace, Jesse Peck, Craig Porter Nominated
Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series Vince Humphrey Nominated
2000 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series John Lithgow Nominated
Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series Ronald W. Browne Nominated
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series Todd Grace, Jesse Peck, Craig Porter Nominated
Outstanding Production Design Garvin Eddy, Tara Stephenson Nominated
2001 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series John Lithgow Nominated

Golden Globe Awards[edit]

6 nominations, 2 wins[2]

Year Category Recipient(s) Result
1996 Best Series - Musical or Comedy Won
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Series John Lithgow Won
Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Kristen Johnston Nominated
1997 Best Series - Musical or Comedy Nominated
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Series John Lithgow Nominated
1998 Nominated

Satellite Awards[edit]

2 wins

Screen Actors Guild[edit]

6 nominations, 2 wins[3]

Year Category Recipient(s) Result
1996 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series John Lithgow Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Kristen Johnston Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Jane Curtin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kristen Johnston, John Lithgow, French Stewart Nominated
1997 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series John Lithgow Won
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Jane Curtin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kristen Johnston, Simbi Khali, Wayne Knight, John Lithgow, French Stewart, Elmarie Wendel Nominated
1998 Nominated

TCA Awards[edit]

  • 1996: Outstanding Achievement in Comedy (nominated)
  • 1997: Outstanding Achievement in Comedy (nominated)
  • 1997: Individual Achievement in Comedy (John Lithgow for playing "Dr. Dick Solomon", nominated)

By year[edit]

1996[edit]

  • Directors Guild of America Award: Outstanding Directing - Comedy Series (Robert Berlinger for "See Dick Continue to Run", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Actor - Comedy Series (John Lithgow, won)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Directing - Comedy Series (James Burrows for "Pilot", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Hairstyling - Series (for "The Dicks They Are a Changin", nominated)
  • Golden Globe Award: Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Series (John Lithgow, won)
  • Golden Globe Award: Best Series - Musical or Comedy (won)
  • Golden Globe Award: Best Supporting Actress - (Mini)Series or TV Film (Kristen Johnston, nominated)
  • Satellite Award: Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Series (John Lithgow, won)
  • Satellite Award: Best Actress - Musical or Comedy Series (Jane Curtin, won)
  • Satellite Award: Best Series - Musical or Comedy (nominated)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Actor - Comedy Series (John Lithgow, won)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Actress - Comedy Series (Kristen Johnston, nominated)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Cast - Comedy Series (nominated)

1997[edit]

  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Actor - Comedy Series (John Lithgow, won)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Choreography (for "A Nightmare on Dick Street", won)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Costume Design - Series (for "A Nightmare on Dick Street", won)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Hairstyling - Series (for "A Nightmare on Dick Street", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Series - Comedy (nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Sound Mixing - Comedy Series or Special (for "A Nightmare on Dick Street", won)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Special Visual Effects (for "A Nightmare on Dick Street", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Supporting Actress - Comedy Series (Kristen Johnston, won)
  • Golden Globe Award: Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Series (John Lithgow, nominated)
  • Golden Globe Award: Best Series - Musical or Comedy (nominated)
  • Satellite Award: Best Actress - Musical or Comedy Series (Jane Curtin, nominated)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Actor - Comedy Series (John Lithgow, won)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Cast - Comedy Series (nominated)

1998[edit]

  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Actor - Comedy Series (John Lithgow, nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Costume Design - Series (for "36! 24! 36! Dick!", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Directing - Comedy Series (Terry Hughes for "Dick and the Other Guy", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Guest Actor - Comedy Series (John Cleese for playing "Dr. Neesam" in "Dick and the Other Guy", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series (Jan Hooks for playing "Vicki Dubcek" in "Eat, Drink, Dick, Mary", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Series - Comedy (nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Sound Mixing - Comedy Series or Special (for "36! 24! 36! Dick!", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Supporting Actress - Comedy Series (Kristen Johnston, nominated)
  • Golden Globe Award: Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Series (John Lithgow, nominated)
  • Satellite Award: Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Series (John Lithgow, nominated
  • Satellite Award: Best Series - Musical or Comedy (nominated)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Cast - Comedy Series (nominated)

1999[edit]

  • Costume Designers Guild Awards: Excellence in Costume Design - Contemporary Series (Melina Root, nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Actor - Comedy Series (John Lithgow, won)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Guest Actor - Comedy Series (William Shatner for playing "The Big Giant Head" in "Dick's Big Giant Headache: Parts 1 & 2", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series (Kathy Bates for playing "Charlotte Everly" in "Alien Hunter", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series (Laurie Metcalf for playing "Jennifer" in "What's Love Got to Do, Got to Do With Dick?" and "I Am Dick Pentameter", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Picture Editing - Multi-Camera Series (for "Dick and Taxes", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Sound Mixing - Comedy Series or Special (for "Dick's Big Giant Headache", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Supporting Actress - Comedy Series (Kristen Johnston, won)

2000[edit]

  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Actor - Comedy Series (John Lithgow, nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Art Direction - Multi-Camera Series (for "Dial M For Dick", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Cinematography - Multi-Camera Series (for "Dick and Harry Fall in a Hole", nominated)
  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Sound Mixing - Comedy Series or Special (for "Dick and Harry Fall in a Hole", nominated)

2001[edit]

  • Emmy Award: Outstanding Actor - Comedy Series (John Lithgow, nominated)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3rd Rock From The Sun- Emmy Awards". Emmys.com. Retrieved 7 April 2021.
  2. ^ "3rd Rock From The Sun". GoldenGlobes.com. Retrieved 7 April 2021.
  3. ^ "The 3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Screen Actors Guild Awards. Retrieved 7 April 2021.