The 3rd Emmys Evaluated (1951)

Earl Warren

Best Dramatic Show

“There Was a Crooked Man”
  • STUDIO ONE
  • PULITZER PRIZE PLAYHOUSE*
  • MAMA
  • FIRESIDE THEATER~
  • PHILCO TV PLAYHOUSE~

Best Children’s Show

“Troubled Waters”
  • THE LONE RANGER
  • THE CISCO KID
  • TIME FOR BEANY*
  • KUKLA, FRAN AND OLLIE
  • JUMP JUMP~

Best Games and Audience Participation Show

  • YOU BET YOUR LIFE
  • PANTOMIME QUIZ
  • TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES*~
  • KAY KYSER’S KOLLEGE OF MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE~
  • LIFE WITH LINKLETTER~

Best Cultural Show~

  • CAMPUS CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA*
  • DESIGNED FOR WOMEN
  • VIENNA PHILHARMONIC
  • SUNSET SERVICE
  • THE WOMAN’S VOICE

Best Educational Show

“Bee City”
  • KIERAN’S KALEIDOSCOPE
  • KFI-TV UNIVERSITY*~
  • KNOW YOUR SCHOOLS~
  • MAGAZINE OF THE WEEK~
  • ZOO PARADE~

Best News Program~

  • KTLA NEWSREEL*
  • CLETE ROBERTS
  • FORD NEWS AND WEATHER
  • FLEETWOOD LAWTON

Best Variety Show

  • TEXACO STAR THEATER
  • YOUR SHOW OF SHOWS
  • THE ALAN YOUNG SHOW*
  • FOUR STAR REVUE
  • THE KEN MURRAY SHOW

Best Sports Program~

  • LOS ANGELES RAM FOOTBALL*
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES
  • COLLEGE FOOTBAL GAMES
  • HOLLYWOOD BASEBALL
  • LOS ANGELES BASEBALL

Best Public Service~

  • CITY AT NIGHT*
  • CLASSIFIED COLUMN
  • IN OUR TIME
  • COMMUNITY CHEST KICKOFF
  • TELEFORUM
  • MARSHALL PLAN

Best Actor

  • Sid Caesar
  • Alan Young*
  • Charles Ruggles
  • Stan Freberg
  • José Ferrer~

Best Actress

  • Imogene Coca
  • Gertrude Berg*
  • Judith Anderson~
  • Helen Hayes~
  • Betty White~

Most Outstanding Personality

  • Groucho Marx*
  • Sid Caesar
  • Dick Lane~
  • Faye Emerson~

Best Special Events~

  • DEPARTURE OF MARINES TO KOREA*
  • ARRIVAL OF CRUISER FROM KOREA
  • COMMISSIONING OF HOSPITAL SHIP HAVEN
  • ELECTION COVERAGE
  • TOURNAMENT OF ROSES

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Tristan Ettleman

Tristan Ettleman

I write about movies, music, video games, and more.