Awards for 1955

Primetime Emmy

Best Actor in a Single Performance

WINNER

Studio One: Robert Cummings (CBS)
For episode "Twelve Angry Men".

NOMINEES

Lux Video Theatre: Frank Lovejoy (CBS)
For episode "Double Indemnity".

Shower of Stars: Fredric March (CBS)
For episode "A Christmas Carol".

The Best of Broadway: Fredric March (CBS)
For episode "The Royal Family".

The Ford Television Theatre: Thomas Mitchell (NBC)
For episode "The Good of His Soul".

Four Star Playhouse: David Niven (CBS)
For episode "The Answer".

Best Actor Starring in a Regular Series

WINNER

NOMINEES


My Hero: Robert Cummings (Syndicated)


Best Actress Starring in a Regular Series

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Single Performance

WINNER

NOMINEES

Climax!: Ethel Barrymore (CBS)
For episode "The Thirteenth Chair".

Medic: Beverly Garland (NBC)
For episode "White Is the Color".

Lux Video Theatre: Ruth Hussey (NBC)
For episode "Craig's Wife".

Climax!: Dorothy McGuire (CBS)
For episode "The Gioconda Smile".

The Philco Television Playhouse: Eva Marie Saint (NBC)
For episode "Middle of the Night".

Lux Video Theatre: Claire Trevor (NBC)
For episode "Ladies in Retirement".

Best Supporting Actor in a Regular Series

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Supporting Actress in a Regular Series

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Direction of Photography

WINNER

Medic: Lester Shorr (director of photography) (NBC)
For episode "I Climb The Stairs".

NOMINEES


Cavalcade of America: Harold E. Stine (director of photography) (Syndicated)
For episode "Night Call".

Dragnet: Edward Colman (director of photography) (NBC)
For episode "The Big Bible".

Letter to Loretta: Norbert Brodine (director of photography) (NBC)
For episode "The Clara Schumann Story".

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars: George T. Clemens (director of photography) (CBS)
For episode "The Roman and the Renegade".

Best Direction

WINNER

Studio One: Franklin J. Schaffner (CBS)
For episode "Twelve Angry Men".

NOMINEES


Four Star Playhouse: Roy Kellino (CBS)
For episode "The Answer".

Letter to Loretta: Robert Florey (NBC)
For episode "The Clara Schumann Story".


Waterfront: Ted Post (CBS)
For episode "Christmas on the Waterfront".

Best Art Direction of a Filmed Show

WINNER

Shower of Stars: Ralph Berger (art director), Albert M. Pyke (art director) (CBS)
For episode "A Christmas Carol".

NOMINEES


Four Star Playhouse: Duncan Cramer (art director) (CBS)

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars: Serge Krizman (art director) (CBS)
For episode "The Roman and the Renegade".

Where's Raymond?: Claudio Guzmán (art director) (ABC)

Best Art Direction of a Live Show

WINNER

You Are There: Bob Markell (art director) (CBS)
For episode "Mallory's Tragedy on Mt. Everest".

NOMINEES


Climax!: James Dowell Vance (art director) (CBS)

Shower of Stars: Robert Tyler Lee (art director) (CBS)

Space Patrol: Carl Macauley (art director) (ABC)

Best Engineering Effects

NOMINEES



Best Variety Series Including Musical Variety

WINNER

Disneyland: (ABC)

NOMINEES





Best Individual Program of the Year

WINNER

Disneyland: (ABC)
For episode "Operation Undersea".

NOMINEES


Medic: (NBC)
For episode "White is the Color".

Shower of Stars: (CBS)
For episode "A Christmas Carol".

Studio One: (CBS)
For episode "Twelve Angry Men".

Best Written Comedy Material

WINNER

NOMINEES



The Jackie Gleason Show: Jackie Gleason (CBS)
Unknown staff writers were included in the nomination.


Make Room for Daddy: Danny Thomas (ABC)
Unknown staff writers were included in the nomination.

Best Choreographer

WINNER

The Jackie Gleason Show: June Taylor (choreographer) (CBS)

NOMINEES



Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle: Louis Da Pron (choreographer) (NBC)
For episode "Here Comes Donald starring Donald O'Connor".

Best Sports Program

WINNER

Best Audience, Guest Participation or Panel Program

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Male Singer

WINNER

Perry Como (CBS)

NOMINEES


Frankie Laine (Syndicated)


Best Western or Adventure Series

WINNER

Stories of the Century: (Syndicated)

NOMINEES

Annie Oakley: (Syndicated)



Best Written Dramatic Material

WINNER

Studio One: Reginald Rose (CBS)
For episode "Twelve Angry Men".

NOMINEES


Climax!: David Dortort (CBS)
For episode "An Error In Chemistry".

Four Star Playhouse: Leonard Freeman (CBS)
For episode "The Answer".

Medic: James E. Moser (NBC)
For episode "White Is The Color".

Most Outstanding New Personality

WINNER

NOMINEES




Preston Foster (Syndicated)


Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Variety Program

WINNER

NOMINEES



Shower of Stars: Gordon Jenkins (composer) (CBS)

Satins and Spurs: Nelson Riddle (composer) (NBC)

Best Situation Comedy Series

WINNER

NOMINEES


I Love Lucy: (CBS)



Best Children's Program

WINNER

Lassie: (CBS)

NOMINEES




Time for Beany: (Syndicated)

Zoo Parade: (NBC)

Best Daytime Program

WINNER

House Party: (CBS)

NOMINEES




Best News Reporter or Commentator

WINNER

John Daly (ABC)

NOMINEES


Clete Roberts (Syndicated)


Best Female Singer

WINNER

NOMINEES


Peggy King (NBC)


Best Cultural, Religious or Educational Program

WINNER

Omnibus: (CBS)

NOMINEES




See It Now: (CBS)

Best Dramatic Series

WINNER

NOMINEES


Medic: (NBC)


Studio One: (CBS)

Best Mystery or Intrigue Series

WINNER

Dragnet: (NBC)

NOMINEES


I Led 3 Lives: (Syndicated)

Racket Squad: (Syndicated)

Waterfront: (Syndicated)

Best Television Film Editing

WINNER

Disneyland: Lynn Harrison (editor), Grant K. Smith (editor) (ABC)
For episode "Operation Undersea".

NOMINEES

Disneyland: Chester W. Schaeffer (editor) (ABC)
For episode "Davy Crockett - Indian Fighter".

Four Star Playhouse: Samuel E. Beetley (editor) (CBS)
For episode "The Answer".

Medic: Jodie Copelan (editor) (NBC)
For episode "White is the Color".

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars: George Amy (editor) (CBS)
For episode "The Roman and the Renegade".

Best Television Sound Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES

Medic: Josef von Stroheim (sound editor) (National Broadcasting Company (NBC))
For episode "Red Christmas".

Ramar of the Jungle: John A. Bushelman (sound editor)
Syndicated.


Best Original Music Composed for TV

WINNER

NOMINEES




Shower of Stars: Bernard Herrmann (CBS)
For episode "A Christmas Carol".

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