Past winners of the TCA Awards


TELEVISION CRITICS ASSOCIATION (TCA) AWARD WINNERS
(through 2007)

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY

1996-97 David Hyde Pierce
1997-98 David Hyde Pierce
1998-99 Ray Romano
1999-2000 Jane Kaczmarek
2000-2001 Jane Kaczmarek
2001-02 Bernie Mac
2002-03 Jon Stewart
2003-04 Ricky Gervais
2004-05 Jon Stewart
2005-06 Steve Carell
2006-07 Alec Baldwin

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA

1996-97 Andre Braugher
1997-98 Andre Braugher
1998-99 James Gandolfini/David E. Kelley (tie)
1999-2000 James Gandolfini
2000-01 James Gandolfini
2001-02 Michael Chiklis
2002-03 Edie Falco
2003-04 Ian McShane
2004-05 Hugh Laurie
2005-06 Hugh Laurie
2006-07 Michael C. Hall

OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAM

1997-98 “Ally McBeal” (Fox)
1998-99 “The Sopranos” (HBO)
1999-2000 “The West Wing” (NBC)
2000-01 “Gilmore Girls” (WB)
2001-02 “24” (Fox)
2002-03 “Boomtown” (NBC)
2003-04 “Arrested Development” (FOX)
2004-05 “Lost” (ABC)
2005-06 “My Name Is Earl” (NBC)
2006-07 “Friday Night Lights” (NBC)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY

1984-85 “The Cosby Show” (NBC)
1985-86 “The Cosby Show” (NBC)
1986-87 “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” (Showtime)
1987-88 “Frank’s Place”(CBS) & “The Wonder Years”(ABC)
1988-89 “Murphy Brown” (CBS)
1989-90 “The Simpsons” (FOX)
1990-91 “Murphy Brown” (CBS)
1991-92 “Seinfeld” (NBC)
1992-93 “Seinfeld” (NBC)
1993-94 “Frasier” (NBC)
1994-95 “Frasier” (NBC)
1995-96 “Frasier” (NBC)
1996-97 “The Larry Sanders Show” (HBO)
1997-98 “The Larry Sanders Show” (HBO)
1998-99 “Sports Night” (ABC)
1999-2000 “Malcolm In The Middle” (FOX)
2000-01 “Malcolm In The Middle” (FOX)
2001-02 “The Bernie Mac Show” (Fox)
2002-03 “The Daily Show” (Comedy Central)
2003-04 “Arrested Development” (FOX)
2004-05 “Arrested Development” (FOX)
2005-06 “The Office” (NBC)
2006-07 “The Office” (NBC)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA

1984-85 “The Jewel In The Crown” (PBS)
1985-86 “Death Of A Salesman” (CBS)
1986-87 “L.A. Law” (NBC)
1987-88 “St. Elsewhere” (NBC)
1988-89 ”Lonesome Dove” (CBS)
1989-90 “Twin Peaks” (ABC)
1990-91 “Thirtysomething” (ABC)
1991-92 “I’ll Fly Away” (NBC)
1992-93 “I’ll Fly Away” (NBC)
1993-94 “NYPD Blue” (ABC)
1994-95 “My So-Called Life” (ABC)
1995-96 “Homicide: Life on the Street” (NBC)
1996-97 “Homicide: Life on the Street” (NBC)
1997-98 “Homicide: Life on the Street” (NBC)
1998-99 “The Sopranos” (HBO)
1999-2000 “The West Wing” (NBC)
2000-01 “The Sopranos” (HBO)/”The West Wing” (NBC) tie
2001-02 “Six Feet Under” (HBO)
2002-03 “Boomtown” (NBC)
2003-04 “The Sopranos” (HBO)
2004-05 “Lost” (ABC)
2005-06 “Lost” (ABC)
2006-07 “The Sopranos” (HBO)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN NEWS & INFORMATION

1984-85 Ted Koppel, “Nightline” (ABC)
1985-86 Ted Koppel, “Nightline” (ABC) and Bill Moyers, “Crisis in Black America” (CBS)
1986-87 “Eyes on the Prize” (PBS)
1987-88 “Nightline” (ABC) & Cable News Network
1988-89 CNN
1989-90 CNN
1990-91 CNN, Persian Gulf War Coverage
1991-92 “Frontline” (PBS)
1992-93 “Frontline” (PBS)
1993-94 “Nightline” (ABC)
1994-95 “Frontline” (PBS) & “Nightline” (ABC)
1995-96 “Frontline” (PBS)
1996-97 “The American Experience” (PBS)
1997-98 “The American Experience” (PBS)
1998-99 “The Cold War” (CNN)
1999-2000 “ABC 2000”
2000-01 “Jazz” (PBS)
2001-02 “Frontline” (PBS)
2002-03 “Frontline” (PBS)
2003-04 “The Daily Show” (Comedy Central)
2004-05 “Frontline” (PBS)
2005-06 “Frontline” (PBS)
2006-07 “Planet Earth” (Discovery)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES, MINI-SERIES & SPECIALS

1984-85 “The Burning Bed” (ABC)
1985-86 “Live-Aid”
1986-87 “Robin Williams At The Met” (PBS)
1987-88 “Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam” (HBO)
1988-89 “What’s Alan Watching?” (CBS)
1989-90 “Sammy Davis Jr. Salute” (ABC)
1990-91 “The Civil War” (PBS)
1991-92 “Billy Crystal, Academy Awards” (ABC)
1992-93 “Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson” (NBC)
1993-94 “Prime Suspect 3” (PBS)
1994-95 “Baseball” (PBS)
1995-96 “Pride & Prejudice” (A&E)
1996-97 “Bastard Out of Carolina” (Showtime)
1997-98 “From the Earth to the Moon” (HBO)
1998-99 “Joan of Arc” (CBS)
1999-2000 “The Corner” (HBO
2000-01 “Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows” (ABC)
2001-02 “Band of Brothers” (HBO)
2002-03 “Taken” (Sci-Fi)
2003-04 “Angels In America” (HBO)
2004-05 “The Office Special” (BBC America)
2005-06 “American Masters: Bob Dylan: No Direction Home” (PBS)
2006-07 “Planet Earth” (Discovery)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING

1984-85 “Faerie Tale Theatre” (Showtime)
1985-86 “Wonderworks” (PBS)
1986-87 “Pee-Wee’s Playhouse” (PBS)
1987-88 “Degrassi Junior High” (PBS)
1988-89 “The Jim Henson Hour” (NBC)
1989-90 Jim Henson
1990-91 “War in the Gulf: Questions & Answers with Peter Jennings” (ABC)
1991-92 Peggy Charren, Action for Children’s Television
1992-93 Linda Ellerbee (Nickelodeon)
1993-94 Linda Ellerbee Specials (Nickelodeon)
1994-95 Nick News (Nickelodeon)
1995-96 “Wishbone” (PBS)
1996-97 “Wishbone” (PBS) & “Bill Nye the Science Guy” (PBS)
1997-98 “Blue’s Clues” (Nickelodeon)
1998-99 “Blue’s Clues” (Nickelodeon)
1999-2000 “Between The Lions” (PBS)
2000-01 “Between The Lions” (PBS)/”Sesame Street” (PBS) tie
2001-02 “Spongebob Squarepants” (Nickelodeon)
2002-03 “Reading Rainbow” (PBS)
2003-04 “Nick News” (Nickelodeon)
2004-05 “Degrassi: The Next Generation (The N)
2005-06 “High School Musical” (Disney Channel)
2006-07 “Kyle XY” (ABC Family)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SPORTS

1984-85 Los Angeles Summer Olympics Coverage (ABC)
1985-86 No award given
1986-87 America’s Cup Coverage (ESPN)
1987-88 1988 Winter Olympic Coverage (ABC)
1988-89 1988 Summer Olympic (NBC)
1989-90 1989 World Series (ABC)
1990-91 NCAA Final Four (CBS)
1991-92 “When It Was a Game” (HBO)
1992-93 Bob Costas
1993-94 1994 Winter Olympics (CBS)
1994-95 “Baseball” (PBS)
1995-96 “SportsCenter” (ESPN)
1996-97 “SportsCenter” (ESPN)

PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

1984-85 “The Jewel in the Crown” (PBS)
1985-86 “Death of a Salesman” & “Crisis in Black America” (CBS)
1986-87 “Eyes on the Prize” (PBS)
1987-88 “Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam” (HBO)
1988-89 “Lonesome Dove” (CBS)
1989-90 “Twin Peaks” (ABC)
1990-91 “The Civil War” (PBS)
1991-92 “Northern Exposure” (CBS)
1992-93 “Barbarians at the Gate” (HBO)
1993-94 “The Late Show with David Letterman” (CBS)
1994-95 “ER” (NBC)
1995-96 “Homicide: Life on the Street” (NBC)
1996-97 “EZ Streets” (CBS)
1997-98 “From the Earth to the Moon” (HBO)
1998-99 “The Sopranos” (HBO)
1999-2000 “The West Wing” (NBC)
2000-01 “The Sopranos” (HBO)
2001-02 “24” (Fox)
2002-03 “American Idol” (Fox)
2003-04 “Angels In America” (HBO)
2004-05 “Desperate Housewives” (ABC)
2005-06 “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
2006-07 “Heroes” (NBC)

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT

1984-85 Grant Tinker, Chairman, NBC
1985-86 Walter Cronkite, CBS News
1986-87 “Hill Street Blues” (NBC)
1987-88 David Brinkley, ABC News
1988-89 Lucille Ball
1989-90 Jim Henson
1990-91 Brandon Tartikoff, President, NBC Entertainment
1991-92 Johnny Carson
1992-93 Bob Hope
1993-94 Charles Kuralt
1994-95 Ted Turner
1995-96 Angela Lansbury
1996-97 Fred Rogers
1997-98 Roone Arledge
1998-99 Norman Lear
1999-2000 Dick Van Dyke
2000-01 Sid Caesar
2001-02 Bill Cosby
2002-03 Carl Reiner
2003-04 Don Hewitt
2004-05 Bob Newhart
2005-06 Carol Burnett
2006-07 Mary Tyler Moore

HERITAGE AWARD
2001-02 “The Simpsons” (Fox)
2002-03 “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (The WB/UPN)
2003-04 “60 Minutes” (CBS)
2004-05 “Nightline” (ABC)
2005-06 “The West Wing” (NBC)
2006-07 “The Sopranos” (HBO)

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