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Television Hall of Fame

Each year, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences inducts up to seven people or programs to the Television Hall of Fame. Here are the past inductees honored for their outstanding and lasting contribution to television.

17th

  • Tom Brokaw
  • James Burrows
  • Leonard Goldberg
  • Regis Philbin
  • William Shatner

16th

  • Bob Barker
  • Art Carney
  • Katie Couric
  • Dan Rather
  • Brandon Tartikoff
  • Charles Cappleman

15th

  • Tim Conway and Harvey Korman
  • John Frankenheimer
  • Bob Mackie
  • Jean Stapleton
  • Bud Yorkin

14th

  • Herb Brodkin
  • MacNeil/Lehrer
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Carl Reiner
  • Fred Rogers
  • Fred Silverman
  • Ethel Winant

13th

  • James L. Brooks
  • Garry Marshall
  • Diane Sawyer
  • Grant Tinker
  • Quinn Martin

12th

  • Ed Asner
  • Angela Lansbury
  • Aaron Spelling
  • Lew Wasserman
  • Marcy Carsey
  • Tom Werner
  • Charles Kuralt
  • Steven Bochco

11th

  • Michael Landon
  • Richard Levinson and William Link
  • Jim McKay
  • Bill Moyers
  • Dick Van Dyke
  • Betty White

10th

  • Alan Alda
  • Howard Cosell
  • Barry Diller
  • Fred Friendly
  • Bill Hanna and Joseph Barbera
  • Oprah Winfrey

9th

  • Dick Clark
  • John Chancellor
  • Phil Donahue
  • Mark Goodson
  • Bob Newhart
  • Agnes Nixon
  • Jack Webb

8th

  • Bill Cosby
  • Andy Griffith
  • Ted Koppel
  • Sheldon Leonard
  • Dinah Shore
  • Ted Turner

7th

  • Desi Arnaz
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • James Garner
  • I Love Lucy
  • Danny Thomas
  • Mike Wallace

6th

  • Roone Arledge
  • Fred Astaire
  • Perry Como
  • Joan Ganz Cooney
  • Don Hewitt
  • Carroll O'Connor
  • Barbara Walters

5th

  • Jack Benny
  • George Burns and Gracie Allen
  • Chet Huntley and David Brinkley
  • Red Skelton
  • David Susskind
  • David Wolper

4th

  • Johnny Carson
  • Jacques-Yves Cousteau
  • Leonard Goldenson
  • Jim Henson
  • Bob Hope
  • Ernie Kovacs
  • Eric Sevareid

3rd

  • Steve Allen
  • Fred Coe
  • Walt Disney
  • Jackie Gleason
  • Mary Tyler Moore
  • Frank Stanton
  • Burr Tillstrom

2nd

  • Carol Burnett
  • Sid Caesar
  • Walter Cronkite
  • Joyce Hall
  • Rod Serling
  • Ed Sullivan
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    Ed Sullivan
  • Sylvester (Pat) Weaver

1st

  • Lucille Ball
  • Milton Berle
  • Paddy Chayefsky
  • Norman Lear
  • Edward R. Murrow
  • William S. Paley
  • David Sarnoff

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