50th Emmy Awards: Comedy Series Nominees

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

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Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Ally McBeal (Fox)
  • Frasier (NBC)
  • The Larry Sanders Show (HBO)
  • Seinfeld (NBC)
  • 3rd Rock From the Sun (NBC)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

  • Allan Arkush: Ally McBeal: “Cro-Magnon”
  • James Frawley: Ally McBeal: Pilot
  • James Burrows: Dharma & Greg: Pilot
  • Todd Holland: The Larry Sanders Show:“ Flip”
  • Terry Hughes: 3rd Rock From the Sun: “Dick and the Other Guy”

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

  • David E. Kelley: Ally McBeal: “Theme of Life”
  • Lawrence Broch: Ellen: “Emma”
  • Joe Keenan: Frasier: “The Ski Lodge”
  • Richard Day, Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck: The Larry Sanders Show: “Putting the 'Gay' Back in Litigation”
  • Peter Tolan and Garry Shandling: The Larry Sanders Show: “Flip”

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