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1978–1979 Emmy Awards

Edward Asner
Edward Asner, Lou Grant
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Outstanding Drama Series
Lou Grant (CBS)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesRon Leibman, Kaz
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesMariette Hartley, The Incredible Hulk: “Married”
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesStuart Margolin, The Rockford Files
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesKristy McNichol, Family
Outstanding Directing in a Drama SeriesJackie Cooper, The White Shadow: Pilot
Outstanding Writing in a Drama SeriesMichele Gallery, Lou Grant: “Dying”
Outstanding Drama or Comedy SpecialFriendly Fire (ABC)
Outstanding Comedy SeriesTaxi (ABC)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesCarroll O'Connor, All in the Family
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesRuth Gordon, Taxi: “Sugar Mama”
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music SeriesRobert Guillaume, Soap
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music SeriesSally Struthers, All in the Family: “California Here We Are”
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music SeriesNoam Pitlik, Barney Miller: “The Harris Incident”
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music SeriesAlan Alda, M*A*S*H: “Inga”
Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music ProgramSteve and Eydie Celebrate Irving Berlin (NBC)
Outstanding Limited SeriesRoots: The Next Generations (ABC)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a SpecialPeter Strauss, The Jericho Mile
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a SpecialBette Davis, Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a SpecialMarlon Brando, Roots: The Next Generations, Episode Seven
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a SpecialEsther Rolle, Summer of My German Soldier
Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a SpecialDavid Greene, Friendly Fire
Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a SpecialPatrick Nolan and Michael Mann, The Jericho Mile
Outstanding Informational ProgramScared Straight! (Syndicated)
Outstanding Children's Program (Prime Time)Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (PBS)
Outstanding Children's Entertainment Series (Daytime)Kids Are People Too (ABC)
Outstanding Children's Entertainment Special (Daytime)The Tap Dance Kid (NBC)
Outstanding Children's Informational Series (Daytime)Big Blue Marble (Syndicated)
Outstanding Children's Informational Special (Daytime)Razzmatazz (CBS)
Outstanding Children's Instructional Series (Daytime)Science Rock (ABC)
Outstanding Animated ProgramThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (CBS)
Outstanding Game or Audience Participation ShowThe Hollywood Squares (NBC)
Outstanding Talk, Service or Variety SeriesDonahue (Syndicated)
Outstanding Program Achievement, Special ClassThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (NBC)

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