Today Shout Factory releases the entire 7-season run of Hill Street Blues. We will be celebrating all week with more character profiles and our full review on Friday.
Until that time, let’s look at some of the awards the series won in its 7 years.
1981 Outstanding Drama
1981 Outstanding Lead Actor – Drama: Daniel J. Travanti
1981 Outstanding Lead Actress – Drama: Barbara Babcock
1981 Outstanding Supporting Actor – Drama: Michael Conrad
1981 Outstanding Director: Robert Butler
1981 Outstanding Writing
1981 Outstanding Cinematography: William Cronjager
1981 Outstanding Sound Editing
1982 Outstanding Sound Mixing
1982 Outstanding Drama Series
1982 Outstanding Editing: Andrew Chulack
1982 Outstanding Lead Actor – Drama: Daniel J. Travanti
1982 Outstanding Supporting Actor – Drama: Michael Conrad
1982 Outstanding Writing
1983 Outstanding Director – Drama: Jeff Bleckner
1983 Outstanding Drama Series
1983 Outstanding Film Editing: Ray Daniels
1983 Outstanding Sound Mix
1983 Outstanding Writing – Drama: David Milch
1984 Outstanding Director – Drama: Corey Allen
1984 Outstanding Sound Mix
1984 Outstanding Supporting Actor – Drama: Bruce Weitz
1984 Outstanding Supporting Actress – Drama: Alfre Woodard (guest role)
1985 Outstanding Actress – Drama: Betty Thomas
1982, 1983 Best Series – Drama
1982 Best Actor – Drama: Daniel J. Travanti
The series won many guild and people’s choice type of awards. The total comes to 107 nominations and 58 wins.
On Friday, I’ll tell you what I think. The industry and viewers have already logged in their votes. It’s all available today.