List of awards and nominations received by Cheers

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Cheers is an American situation comedy. It has won and been nominated for a variety of different awards, including 13 Emmy Award nominations for its first season alone, the most nominations a comedy series had ever received at that time. The show went on to receive a total of 179 Primetime Emmy nominations, winning a total of 28 over the course of its eleven seasons.[1]

American Comedy Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominee Result
1987 Funniest Newcomer - Male or Female Woody Harrelson Won
1989 Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a TV Series Rhea Perlman Won
1990 Funniest Female Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication Kirstie Alley Nominated
Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication Ted Danson
Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a TV Series Rhea Perlman
Funniest Supporting Male Performer in a TV Series Woody Harrelson
1991 Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication Ted Danson Won

Directors Guild of America Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominee(s) Episode Result
1983 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series James Burrows "Sam at Eleven" Nominated
1984 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series James Burrows "Showdown: Part 2" Won
1985 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series James Burrows "I Call Your Name" Nominated
1986 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series James Burrows "Birth, Death, Love and Rice" Nominated
1987 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series James Burrows "Tan 'n' Wash" Nominated
1988 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series James Burrows "Home is the Sailor" Nominated
1990 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series James Burrows "Sisterly Love" Nominated
1991 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series James Burrows "Woody Interruptus" Won
1992 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series James Burrows "Days Of Wine & Neurosis" Nominated
1993 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series James Burrows "An Old-Fashioned Wedding" Nominated

Emmy Awards[edit]

Cheers received 117 Emmy Award nominations over its eleven seasons.

Primetime Emmy Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominee(s) Episode Result
1983 Outstanding Comedy Series See below Won
Outstanding Directing James Burrows "Showdown: Part 2"
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Shelley Long "Give Me a Ring Sometime"
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Glen Charles, Les Charles "Give Me a Ring Sometime"
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series Nicholas Colasanto
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series Rhea Perlman
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series David Lloyd "Diane's Perfect Date"
Ken Levine, David Isaacs "The Boys in the Bar"
1984 Outstanding Comedy Series See below Won
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Rhea Perlman
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series David Angell "Old Flames"
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series James Burrows "Old Flames" Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Shelley Long
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nicholas Colasanto
George Wendt
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Glen Charles, Les Charles "Power Play"
David Lloyd "Homicidal Ham"
1985 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Rhea Perlman Won
Outstanding Comedy Series See below Nominated
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series James Burrows "Cheerio"
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Shelley Long
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nicholas Colasanto
John Ratzenberger
George Wendt
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Peter Casey, David Lee "I Call Your Name"
Glen Charles, Les Charles "Rebound, Part 2"
David Lloyd "Sam Turns the Other Cheek"
1986 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Rhea Perlman Won
Outstanding Comedy Series See below Nominated
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series James Burrows "The Triangle"
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Shelley Long
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series John Ratzenberger
George Wendt
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Peter Casey, David Lee "2 Good 2 Be 4 Real"
1987 Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series John Cleese
for playing "Dr. Simon Finch-Royce"
"Simon Says" Won
Outstanding Comedy Series See below Nominated
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series James Burrows "Chambers vs. Malone"
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Woody Harrelson
George Wendt
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Rhea Perlman
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Janet Leahy "Abnormal Psychology"
1988 Outstanding Comedy Series See below Nominated
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series James Burrows "Backseat Becky, Up Front"
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Kirstie Alley
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Kelsey Grammer
Woody Harrelson
George Wendt
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Rhea Perlman
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Glen Charles, Les Charles "Home Is the Sailor"
1989 Outstanding Comedy Series See below Won
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Woody Harrelson
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Rhea Perlman
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series James Burrows "The Visiting Lecher" Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series George Wendt
1990 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson Won
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Bebe Neuwirth
Outstanding Comedy Series See below Nominated
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series James Burrows "The Improbable Dream, Part 1"
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Georgia Brown
for playing "Madame Lazora"
"The Ghost and Mrs. LeBec"
Alexis Smith
for playing "Alice Anne Volkman"
"Sammy and the Professor"
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Kirstie Alley
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Kelsey Grammer
Woody Harrelson
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Rhea Perlman
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Ken Levine, David Isaacs "Death Takes a Holiday on Ice"
1991 Outstanding Comedy Series See below Won
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series James Burrows "Woody Interruptus"
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Kirstie Alley
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Bebe Neuwirth
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Sheldon Leonard
for playing "Sid Nelson"
"Grease" Nominated
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Frances Sternhagen
for playing "Esther Clavin"
"Ma Always Liked You Best"
Sada Thompson
for playing "Mama Lozupone"
"Honor Thy Mother"
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Woody Harreson
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Rhea Perlman
1992 Outstanding Comedy Series See below Nominated
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Comedy Series James Burrows "An Old Fashioned Wedding"
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Kirstie Alley
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Harvey Fierstein
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Frances Sternhagen
1993 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Ted Danson Won
Outstanding Comedy Series See below Nominated
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Tom Berenger
for playing "Don Santry"
"One for the Road"
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Shelley Long
for playing "Diane Chambers"
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Comedy Series James Burrows
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Kirstie Alley
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Rhea Perlman

^1983 "Outstanding Comedy Series" Nominees James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles, David Isaacs, Ken Levine

^1984 "Outstanding Comedy Series" Nominees James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles

^1985 "Outstanding Comedy Series" Nominees James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles, Ken Estin, Sam Simon

^1986 "Outstanding Comedy Series" Nominees James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles, Peter Casey, David Lee, Heide Perlman, David Angell, Tim Berry

^1987 & 1988 "Outstanding Comedy Series" Nominees James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles, Peter Casey, David Lee, David Angell, Tim Berry

^1989 "Outstanding Comedy Series" Nominees James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles, Peter Casey, David Lee, David Angell, Phoef Sutton, Tim Berry

^1990 "Outstanding Comedy Series" Nominees James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles, Peter Casey, David Lee, David Angell, Phoef Sutton, Tim Berry, Andy Ackerman

^1991 "Outstanding Comedy Series" Nominees James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles, Cherie Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner, Phoef Sutton, Tim Berry, Andy Ackerman, Brian Pollack, Mert Rich, Dan O'Shannon, Tom Anderson, Larry Balmagia

^1992 "Outstanding Comedy Series" Nominees James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles, Cherie Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner, Phoef Sutton, Dan O'Shannon, Tom Anderson, Tim Berry, Dan Staley, Rob Long

^1993 "Outstanding Comedy Series" Nominees James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles, Dan O'Shannon, Tom Anderson, Rob Long, Dan Staley, Tim Berry

Creative Arts Emmy Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominee(s) Episode Result
1983 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Graphic Design and Title Sequences James Castle, Bruce Bryant "Show Down: Part 1" Won
Outstanding Achievement in Music and Lyrics Gary Portnoy, Judy Hart-Angelo
for Where Everybody Knows Your Name
"Give Me a Ring Sometime" Nominated
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series George Gaines, Richard Sylbert
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series Andrew Chulack "Endless Slumper"
1984 Outstanding Film Editing for a Series Andrew Chulack "Old Flames" Won
Outstanding Live and Tape Sound Mixing and Sound Effects for a Series Sam Black, Douglas Gray, Thomas Huth, Gordon Klimuck "No Help Wanted" Nominated
1985 Outstanding Live and Tape Sound Mixing and Sound Effects for a Series Michael Ballin, Sam Black, Douglas Gray, Thomas Huth "The Executive's Executioner" Won
1986 Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special Michael Ballin, Robert Douglas, Douglas Grey, Thomas J. Huth "Fear is My Co-Pilot" Won
Outstanding Editing for a Series (Multi-Camera Production) Andy Ackerman "Birth, Death, Love and Rice" Nominated
Douglas Hines "The Triangle"
1987 Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special Michael Ballin, Bob Douglas, Doug Grey, Tom Huth "The Proposal" Won
Outstanding Editing for a Series (Multi-Camera Production) Andy Ackerman "Cheers: The Motion Picture" Nominated
1988 Outstanding Editing for a Series (Multi-Camera Production) Andy Ackerman "The Big Kiss-Off" Won
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special Bob Douglas, Doug Grey, Thomas J. Huth, Pete San Filipo "The Last Angry Mailman" Nominated
1989 Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special Sam Black, Robert Crosby, Jr., Robert Douglass, Thomas J. Huth "Jumping Jerks" Nominated
1990 Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special Sam Black, Robert Crosby, Jr., Robert Douglass, Thomas J. Huth "The Stork Brings a Crane" Won
1991 Outstanding Informational Special See above "Cheers 200th Anniversary Special" Nominated
Outstanding Editing for a Miniseries or a Special (Multi-Camera Production) Andy Ackerman
Outstanding Editing for a Series (Multi-Camera Production) "The Days Of Wine And Neuroses"
Sheila Amos "Rat Girl"
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special Sam Black, Robert Crosby, Jr., Robert Douglass, Thomas J. Huth "The Days Of Wine And Neuroses"
1992 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Editing for a Series (Multi-Camera Production) Robert Bramwell, Peter J. Chakos "An Old Fashioned Wedding" Nominated
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special Sam Black, Robert Crosby, Jr., Robert Douglass, Thomas J. Huth "Bar Wars IV: This Time it's for Real"
1993 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Editing for a Series (Multi-Camera Production) Robert Bramwell "One for the Road" Won

Golden Globe Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominee(s) Result
1983 Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Shelley Long Won
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Won
1984 Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Shelley Long
Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Ted Danson
1985 Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Shelley Long Won
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Ted Danson
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Rhea Perlman
1986 Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Ted Danson Nominated
1987 Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Ted Danson
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Rhea Perlman
1988 Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Rhea Perlman
1989 Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Ted Danson
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Rhea Perlman
1990 Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Ted Danson Won
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Kirstie Alley
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Rhea Perlman
1991 Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Won
Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Kirstie Alley
Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Ted Danson
1992 Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Kirstie Alley
Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Ted Danson
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Rhea Perlman
1993 Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Kirstie Alley
Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Comedy Or Musical Ted Danson

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