Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Special is a category at the Primetime Emmy Awards. It is awarded annually to the singularly best varietal, musical, or comedic special of the year.
has won seven awards, including five consecutive wins from 2009 to 2013. It also won twice for Kennedy Center Honors Outstanding Variety Series when the two categories were combined. [1 ] [2 ]
Award winners [ edit ]
Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic, CBS (Outstanding Music Program) 1961: No information.
Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic in Japan, CBS (Outstanding Variety or Music Program – Music) 1963:
, CBS (Outstanding Music Program) Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall 1964:
, NBC The Bell Telephone Hour 1965: No information.
Chrysler Presents the Bob Hope Christmas Special, NBC (Outstanding Variety Special) 1966:
, NBC (Outstanding Musical Program) Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music 1967:
The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Morris Special, CBS (Outstanding Variety Special) 1967:
, ABC (Outstanding Music Program) Brigadoon 1968:
, NBC (Outstanding Music or Variety Program) Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In 1969:
The Bill Cosby Special, NBC
Annie, the Women in the Life of a Man, CBS (Outstanding Variety or Music Program – Variety and popular music) 1970:
Cinderella, National Ballet of Canada NET Festival, PBS (Outstanding Variety or Music Program – Classical music) 1971:
Singer Presents Burt Bacharach, CBS (Outstanding Variety or Music Program – Popular music) 1971:
Leopold Stokowski, N.E.T. Festival, PBS (Outstanding Variety or Music Program – Classical music) 1972:
Jack Lemmon in 'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin, NBC (Outstanding Variety or Music Program – Variety and popular music) 1972:
Beethoven's Birthday: A Celebration in Vienna with Leonard Bernstein, CBS (Outstanding Variety or Music Program – Classical music) 1973:
Singer Presents , NBC (Outstanding Variety/Music Program) Liza with a Z 1974:
, CBS (Outstanding Comedy – Variety or Music Special) Lily 1975:
, An Evening with John Denver ABC 1976:
Gypsy in My Soul, CBS 1977:
The Barry Manilow Special, ABC 1978:
Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair is Back, NBC 1979: No information.
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Series)
1980: No information.
1981: No information.
1982: No information.
1983: No information.
1984: No information.
1985: No information.
1986: No information.
1987: No information.
1988: No information.
1988: No information.
1989: No information.
Sammy Davis, Jr.'s 60th Anniversary Celebration, ABC 1991: No information.
, Cirque Du Soleil: Nouvelle Expérience HBO 1993:
Bob Hope: The First 90 Years, NBC 1994:
, CBS The Kennedy Center Honors 1995:
, HBO Barbra Streisand: The Concert 1996:
The Kennedy Center Honors, CBS 1997:
, HBO Chris Rock: Bring the Pain 1998:
, CBS The 51st Tony Awards 1999:
, CBS The 52nd Tony Awards
, NBC Saturday Night Live: The 25th Anniversary Special 2001:
, Cirque Du Soleil's Dralion Bravo 2002:
, ( America: A Tribute to Heroes simulcast in 35 different outlets) 2003:
, NBC Cher: The Farewell Tour 2004:
, HBO Elaine Stritch at Liberty 2005:
, CBS The 58th Tony Awards 2006:
, NBC The XX Olympic Winter Games: Opening Ceremony 2007:
Tony Bennett: An American Classic, NBC 2008:
, HBO Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project 2009:
, CBS The Kennedy Center Honors
References [ edit ]
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Special
Directing + Writing