EMMY AWARDS, THE 37TH ANNUAL (TV)

Summary

The thirty-seventh annual Emmy Awards for excellence in television, presented live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California. Presenters include John Forsythe, Joan Collins, David Hasselhoff, Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Tony Danza, Charlotte Rae, Linda Gray, and Mary Tyler Moore. A tribute to television theme songs features Marlo Thomas, Linda Lavin, Beatrice Arthur, Loretta Swit, Richard Thomas, Gabe Kaplan, Asner, Esther Rolle, Adam West, Lorne Greene, Bob Denver, Tom Wopat, Redd Foxx, Bert Parks, Dinah Shore, Dick Van Dyke, June Lockhart with Lassie, and Burnett. A song-and-dance salute to action/adventure programs features Hal Linden, Mary Frann, Craig Stevens, Peter Falk, Mary Hart, Mike Connors, Nancy Dussault, Robert Stack, Lisa Whelchel, Robert Vaughn, Mary Cadorette, Robert Wagner, Fern Fitzgerald, Peter Graves, Telly Savalas, Juliet Prowse, and Raymond Burr. Award recipients for outstanding achievements include Marcy Carsey, John Markus, Earl Pomerantz, Elliot Shoenman, Caryn Sneider, and Tom Werner for "The Cosby Show" (outstanding comedy writing, premiere episode, and outstanding comedy series); John Addison for "Murder She Wrote" (musical composition for a series); Jay Sandrich for "The Cosby Show: The Younger Woman" (comedy series directing); John Larroquette for "Night Court" (supporting actor in a comedy); Rhea Perlman for "Cheers" (supporting actress in a comedy); Robert Guillaume for "Benson" (lead actor in a comedy); Jane Curtin for "Kate & Allie" (lead actress in a comedy); Karen Arthur for "Cagney & Lacey" (directing in a drama Series); and others. During the second hour, presenters include Mr. T, Diana Muldaur, Michele Lee, Robert Vaughn, Craig Stevens, Peter Graves, Peter Falk, Mike Connors, Telly Savalas, and Ashford and Simpson. Included are performances by Tony Bennett, Ashford and Simpson, Crystal Gayle, and Nell Carter. Award recipients for outstanding achievements include Patricia Green for "Cagney & Lacey" (writing in a drama series); Edward James Olmos for "Miami Vice" (supporting actor in a drama); Betty Thomas for "Hill Street Blues" (supporting actress in a drama); William Daniels for "St. Elsewhere" (lead actor in a drama); Tyne Daly for "Cagney & Lacey" (lead actress in a drama); Barney Rosenzweig, Steve Brown, Terry Louise Fisher, and Peter Lefcourt for "Cagney & Lacey" (outstanding drama series); "Late Night With David Letterman: Christmas With the Lettermans" (writing in a variety or music program); Terry Hughes for "Great Performances: Sweeney Todd" (directing in a variety or music program); and others.

The show continues with presenters including Inga Swenson, Emmanuel Lewis, Ricky Schroder, Soleil Moon Frye, Lisa Bonet, Sabrina Le Beauf, Tempestt Bledsoe, Keisha Knight Pulliam, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, James Brolin, Connie Sellecca, Michael J. Fox, Diahann Carroll, Ted Danson, Dinah Shore, Dick Van Dyke, Marlo Thomas, Robert Stack, Robert Wagner, Raymond Burr, and Linda Evans. Award recipients for outstanding achievements include Suzanne Coston, Suzanne de Passe, Don Mischer, and Michael L. Weisbarth for "Motown Returns to the Apollo" (variety, music, or comedy program); George Hearn for "Sweeney Todd" (individual performance in a variety or music program); "Garfield in the Rough" (animated program); Vickie Patik for "Do You Remember Love" (writing in a limited series or special); Lamont Johnson for "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story" (directing in a limited series or special); Karl Malden for "Fatal Vision" (supporting actor in a limited series or special); Kim Stanley for "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (supporting actress in a limited series or special); Joanne Woodward for "Do You Remember Love" (lead actress in a limited series or special); Richard Crenna for "The Rape of Richard Beck" (lead actor in a limited series or special); Christopher Morahan for "Masterpiece Theatre: The Jewel in the Crown" (outstanding limited series); and Dave Bell, Marilyn Hall, James E. Thompson, Wayne Threm, and Walter Halsey Davis for "Do You Remember Love" (outstanding drama or comedy special).

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: September 22, 1985 Sunday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 3:01:27
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T86:0366
  • GENRE: Specials
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Award presentations
  • SERIES RUN: ABC - TV, 1985
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Alexander H. Cohen … Executive Producer
    • Hildy Parks … Producer, Writer
    • Marsha Mason … Co-Producer
    • Jeff Margolis … Director
    • Larry Fuller … Choreographer
    • Ashford & Simpson … Performers, Presenters
    • Ed Asner … Presenter
    • Carol Burnett … Presenter
    • Joan Collins … Presenter
    • Mike Connors … Presenter
    • Tony Danza … Presenter
    • Peter Falk … Presenter
    • John Forsythe … Presenter
    • Peter Graves … Presenter
    • Linda Gray … Presenter
    • David Hasselhoff … Presenter
    • Linda Lavin … Presenter
    • Hal Linden … Presenter
    • Michele Lee … Presenter
    • Mr. T … Presenter
    • Mary Tyler Moore … Presenter
    • Diana Muldaur … Presenter
    • Charlotte Rae … Presenter
    • Telly Savalas … Presenter
    • Cybill Shepherd … Presenter
    • Robert Vaughn … Presenter
    • Bruce Willis … Presenter
    • Tempestt Bledsoe … Presenter
    • Lisa Bonet … Presenter
    • James Brolin … Presenter
    • Diahann Carroll … Presenter
    • Ted Danson … Presenter
    • Linda Evans … Presenter
    • Michael J. Fox … Presenter
    • Soleil Moon Frye … Presenter
    • Sabrina Le Beauf … Presenter
    • Emmanuel Lewis … Presenter
    • Keisha Knight Pulliam … Presenter
    • Ricky Schroeder … Presenter
    • Connie Sellecca … Presenter
    • Inga Swenson … Presenter
    • Malcolm-Jamal Warner … Presenter
    • Dinah Shore … Presenter
    • Dick Van Dyke … Presenter
    • Marlo Thomas … Presenter
    • Robert Stack … Presenter
    • Robert Wagner … Presenter
    • Raymond Burr … Presenter
    • Tony Bennett … Singer
    • Crystal Gayle … Singer
    • Nell Carter … Singer
    • John Addison
    • Beatrice Arthur
    • Karen Arthur
    • Nicholas Ashford
    • Dave Bell
    • Steve Brown
    • Raymond Burr
    • Mary Cadorette
    • Marcy Carsey
    • Mike Connors
    • Suzanne Coston
    • Richard Crenna
    • Jane Curtin
    • Tyne Daly
    • William Daniels
    • Walter Halsey Davis
    • Suzanne de Passe
    • Bob Denver
    • Nancy Dussault
    • Peter Falk
    • Terry Louise Fisher
    • Fern Fitzgerald
    • Redd Foxx
    • Mary Frann
    • Peter Graves
    • Patricia Green
    • Lorne Greene
    • Robert Guillaume
    • Marilyn Hall
    • Mary Hart
    • George Hearn
    • Terry Hughes
    • Lamont Johnson
    • Gabe Kaplan
    • John Larroquette
    • Peter Lefcourt
    • June Lockhart
    • Karl Malden
    • John Markus
    • Don Mischer
    • Christopher Morahan
    • Edward James Olmos
    • Bert Parks
    • Vickie Patik
    • Rhea Perlman
    • Earl Pomerantz
    • Juliet Prowse
    • Esther Rolle
    • Barney Rosenzweig
    • Jay Sandrich
    • Telly Savalas
    • Elliot Shoenman
    • Dinah Shore
    • Valerie Simpson
    • Caryn Sneider
    • Robert Stack
    • Kim Stanley
    • Craig Stevens
    • Loretta Swit
    • Betty Thomas
    • Marlo Thomas
    • Richard Thomas
    • James E. Thompson
    • Wayne Threm
    • Dick Van Dyke
    • Robert Vaughn
    • Robert Wagner
    • Michael L. Weisbarth
    • Tom Werner
    • Adam West
    • Lisa Whelchel
    • Joanne Woodward
    • Tom Wopat