Television Showmanship Award

The Television Showmanship Award honors a person, persons or company whose creative accomplishments in the formulation, development, production or presentation of projects for television best represent that special spirit traditionally defined as showmanship.

Award Recipients Archives

2019
Greg Berlanti

2018
Dan Fogelman

2017
Ryan Murphy

2016
John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks

2015
Ted Sarandos

2014
Shonda Rhimes

2013
Chris McCumber and Jeff Wachtel

2012
David Stapf

2011
Dana Walden and Gary Newman

2010
Shane Brennan

2009
Chuck Lorre

2008
Peter Roth

2007
Nina Tassler

2006
Stephen McPherson

2005
Carol Mendelsohn, Ann Donahue, and Anthony E. Zuiker

2004
Sandy Grushow

2003
Jerry Bruckheimer

2002
Aaron Sorkin, Thomas Schlamme, John Wells

2001
Chris Albrecht

2000
Chris Carter

1999
Marcy Carsey, Tom Werner, Caryn Mandabach

1998
Dick Wolf

1997
Leslie Moonves

1996
David E. Kelley

1995
Ted Harbert

1994
Richard H. Frank

1993
Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and Harry Thomason

1992
Witt-Thomas-Harris Productions

1991
Fred Silverman

1990
Nick Vanoff and George Stevens Jr.

1989
Steven Bochco

1988
Marian Rees

1987
David Gerber

1986
Glen A. Larson

1985
Gary Nardino

1984
Pierre Cossette

1983
Creators, Producers and Cast Of M*A*S*H

1982
Aaron Spelling

1981
Lee Rich

1980
Garry Marshall

1979
Stan Margulies

1978
Norman Lear

1977
Redd Foxx

1976
Grant Tinker

1975
Quinn Martin

1974
David Wolper

1973
Bud Yorkin and Norman Lear

1972
Aaron Spelling

1971
Bob Hope

1970
Kragen-Smothers-Fritz

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