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1956 Emmy Awards

Best Series, Half Hour or LessPhil Silvers Show (CBS)
Best Series, One Hour or MoreCaesar's Hour (NBC)
Best Continuing Performance By an Actor in a Dramatic SeriesRobert Young, Father Knows Best
Best Continuing Performance By an Actress in a Dramatic SeriesLoretta Young, Loretta Young Show
Best Supporting Performance By an ActorCarl Reiner, Caesar's Hour
Best Supporting Performance By an ActressPat Carroll, Caesar's Hour
Best Direction, Half Hour or LessSheldon Leonard, Danny Thomas Show: “Danny's Comeback”
Best Teleplay Writing, Half Hour or LessJames P. Cavanagh, Alfred Hitchcock Presents: “Fog Closing In”
Best Direction, One Hour or MoreRalph Nelson, Playhouse 90: Requiem for a Heavyweight
Best Teleplay Writing, One Hour or MoreRod Serling, Playhouse 90: Requiem for a Heavyweight
Best Male Personality, Continuing PerformancePerry Como
Best Female Personality, Continuing PerformanceDinah Shore
Best New Program SeriesPlayhouse 90 (CBS)
Best Single Program of the YearPlayhouse 90: Requiem for a Heavyweight (CBS)
Best Single Performance By an ActorJack Palance, Playhouse 90: Requiem for a Heavyweight
Best Single Performance By an ActressClaire Trevor, Producers' Showcase: Dodsworth
Best Continuing Performance By a Comedian in a SeriesSid Caesar, Caesar's Hour
Best Continuing Performance By a Comedienne in a SeriesNanette Fabray, Caesar's Hour
Best Comedy Writing, Variety or Situation ComedyNat Hiken, Billy Friedberg, Tony Webster, Leonard Stern, Arnold Rosen and Coleman Jacoby, Phil Silvers Show
Best Public Service SeriesSee It Now (CBS)
Best News CommentatorEdward R. Murrow

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