7th Primetime Emmy Awards

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7th Primetime Emmy Awards
DateMarch 7, 1955
LocationMoulin Rouge Nightclub, Los Angeles, California
Presented by Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted by Steve Allen
Highlights
Most awards Studio One (3)
Most nominations I Love Lucy
The Jackie Gleason Show
Studio One (5)
Best Dramatic Series The United States Steel Hour
Best Situation Comedy Series Make Room for Daddy
Best Variety Series Including Musical Varieties Disneyland
Television/radio coverage
Network NBC

The 7th Emmy Awards, later referred to as the 7th Primetime Emmy Awards, were held on March 7, 1955, to honor the best in television of the year. The ceremony was held at the "Moulin Rouge Nightclub" in Hollywood, California. The ceremony, hosted by Steve Allen and broadcast on NBC, was the first Emmy Awards ceremony to be televised nationally. All nominations are listed, with winners in bold and series' networks are in parentheses. New categories for this ceremony included awards for writing and directing, as well as one-time performances in anthology series, (this category would eventually morph into the current guest-acting category). Studio One was the most successful show of the night, winning three awards.

Contents

Fredric March made Emmy history when he became the first actor to be nominated for two different works in the same category. However, he lost for both of his performances in the category of Best Actor in a Single Performance.

Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger (‡). [1]

Programs

Programs
Best Audience, Guest Participation, or Panel Program
Best Mystery or Intrigue Series
Best Cultural, Religious, or Educational Program
Best Sports Program
Best Western or Adventure Series
Best Daytime Program

Acting

Lead performances

Lead performances
Best Actor Starring in a Regular Series
Best Actress Starring in a Regular Series

Supporting performances

Supporting performances
Best Supporting Actor in a Regular Series
Best Supporting Actress in a Regular Series

Single performances

Single performances
Best Actor in a Single Performance
Best Actress in a Single Performance

Directing

Directing
Best Direction

Writing

Writing

Hosting

Hosting
Best News Reporter or Commentator
Most Outstanding New Personality

Singing

Singing
Best Male Singer
Best Female Singer

Most major nominations

By network [note 1]
By program

Most major awards

By network [note 1]
By program
Notes
  1. 1 2 "Major" constitutes the categories listed above: Program, Acting, Directing, and Writing. Does not include the technical categories.

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References

  1. "Emmys.com list of 1955 Nominees & Winners". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.