Primetime Emmy Awards (1993)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Variety or Music Program

Hal Gurnee

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series

Peter Lassally
Robert Morton
Jude Brennan
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Rob Burnett
Steve O'Donnell
Gerard Mulligan
Larry Jacobson
Steve Young
Spike Feresten
Jill Davis
Bill Scheft
Jon Beckerman
Donick Cary
Brian Reich
David Letterman
National Broadcasting Company (NBC)

Primetime Emmy Awards (1992)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing in a Variety or Music Program

Hal Gurnee

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Direction

Paul Shaffer
Bruce Kapler

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Steve O'Donnell
Gerard Mulligan
Larry Jacobson
Rob Burnett
Paul Simms
Steve Young
Spike Feresten
Maria Pope
Joe Furey
Ken Keeler
Jill Davis
Bill Scheft
Adam Resnick
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program (Series)

David Letterman
Jack Rollins
Robert Morton

Primetime Emmy Awards (1991)

Primetime Emmy [Winner]

Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program

Hal Gurnee

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program

Jack Rollins
David Letterman
Robert Morton

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Steve O'Donnell
Rob Burnett
Spike Feresten
Larry Jacobson
David Letterman
Gerard Mulligan
Maria Pope
Paul Simms
Steve Young

Primetime Emmy Awards (1990)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series

Jack Rollins
David Letterman
Robert Morton

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Steve O'Donnell
Joe Toplyn
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Gerard Mulligan
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Fred Graver
Adam Resnick
Rob Burnett
Dave Rygalski
David Letterman
Chris Elliott

Primetime Emmy Awards (1989)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction

Paul Shaffer
Greg Adams

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program

Hal Gurnee

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Multi-Camera Production

George Magda

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program

Jack Rollins
David Letterman
Robert Morton

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Steve O'Donnell
Joe Toplyn
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Gerard Mulligan
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Kevin Curran
Fred Graver
Adam Resnick
Boyd Hale
Rob Burnett
David Letterman
Chris Elliott

Primetime Emmy Awards (1988)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program

Hal Gurnee

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program

Jack Rollins
David Letterman
Robert Morton

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program

Jack Rollins
David Letterman
Robert Morton

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Steve O'Donnell
Joe Toplyn
Chris Elliott
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Gerard Mulligan
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Kevin Curran
Fred Graver
Adam Resnick
Boyd Hale
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy Awards (1987)

Primetime Emmy [Winner]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Steve O'Donnell
Sandy Frank
Joe Toplyn
Chris Elliott
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Gerard Mulligan
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Kevin Curran
Fred Graver
Adam Resnick
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program

Hal Gurnee

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program

Jack Rollins
David Letterman
Barry Sand

Primetime Emmy Awards (1986)

Primetime Emmy [Winner]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

David Letterman
Steve O'Donnell
Sandy Frank
Joe Toplyn
Chris Elliott
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Gerard Mulligan
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Kevin Curran
Fred Graver
Merrill Markoe

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program

Jack Rollins
Barry Sand
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy Awards (1985)

Primetime Emmy [Winner]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Gerard Mulligan
Sandy Frank
Joe Toplyn
Chris Elliott
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Eddie Gorodetsky
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Kevin Curran
Fred Graver
Merrill Markoe
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program

Hal Gurnee

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program

Jack Rollins
Barry Sand
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Steve O'Donnell
Sandy Frank
Joe Toplyn
Chris Elliott
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Gerard Mulligan
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Kevin Curran
Fred Graver
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Steve O'Donnell
Sandy Frank
Joe Toplyn
Chris Elliott
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Gerard Mulligan
Randy Cohen
Larry Jacobson
Kevin Curran
Fred Graver
Merrill Markoe
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy Awards (1984)

Primetime Emmy [Winner]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

Steve O'Donnell
Gerard Mulligan
Sandy Frank
Joe Toplyn
Chris Elliott
Matt Wickline
Jeff Martin
Ted Greenberg
David Yazbek
Merrill Markoe
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program

Jack Rollins
Barry Sand
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

James Downey
Gerard Mulligan
Andy Breckman
George Meyer
Steve O'Donnell
Sandy Frank
Merrill Markoe
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program

James Downey
Gerard Mulligan
Joe Toplyn
George Meyer
Steve O'Donnell
Sandy Frank
Merrill Markoe
Chris Elliott
Matt Wickline
Tom Gammill
Max Pross
David Letterman

Primetime Emmy Awards (1982)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee]

Outstanding Individual Achievement - Graphic Design and Title Sequences

Bob Pook
William Shortridge Jr.
Arlen Schumer

American Comedy Awards, USA (1989)

American Comedy Award [Winner]

Funniest Male Performer in a TV Special (Leading or Supporting) Network, Cable or Syndication

David Letterman

American Television Awards (1993)

American Television Award [Winner]

Best Variety Series

Directors Guild of America, USA (2008)

DGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety

Jerry Foley

Directors Guild of America, USA (1993)

DGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

Hal Gurnee

Directors Guild of America, USA (1992)

DGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

Hal Gurnee

Directors Guild of America, USA (1991)

DGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

Hal Gurnee

Directors Guild of America, USA (1990)

DGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

Hal Gurnee

Directors Guild of America, USA (1988)

DGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

Hal Gurnee

Gold Derby Awards (2006)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee]

Variety Series

Online Film & Television Association (2011)

OFTA TV Hall of Fame [Winner]

Television Programs

Television Critics Association Awards (1985)

TCA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

TV Land Awards (2007)

TV Land Award [Winner]

Television's Greatest Music Moment

Sonny Bono
Cher

TV Land Awards (2006)

TV Land Award [Nominee]

TV's Greatest Music Moments

Sonny Bono
Cher