Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

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The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series is presented to the best directing of a television drama series, usually for a particular episode.wikipedia
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The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series is presented to the best directing of a television drama series, usually for a particular episode.
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Burt Brinckerhoff

Burt Brinckerhoff
He was nominated for three Primetime Emmys for his direction in the drama series Lou Grant (1977–1982), as well as a Tony Award for his performance in the play Cactus Flower (1965).

The Waltons

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The movie was also nominated for three Emmys: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Neal), Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama - Adaptation (Earl Hamner), and Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama - A Single Program (Fielder Cook).

East Side/West Side

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In 1964, the series received eight Emmy Award nominations, including one win for Outstanding Directorial Achievement awarded to Tom Gries for the controversial November 4, 1963 episode entitled, "Who Do You Kill?".

Jack Bender

Jack Bender
Bender received nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for his direction of the Lost episodes "Live Together, Die Alone", "Through the Looking Glass" and the series finale "The End".

Macbeth (1960 American film)

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama (George Schaefer)

Christopher Chulack

Christopher Chulack
The series won the award the following year and Chulack was personally nominated for the Emmy award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Drama Series for his work on the episode "Hell and High Water".

Jon Cassar

In 2006, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for his work on the episode "Day 5: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.".

J. J. Abrams

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He won two Emmy Awards for Lost — Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Drama Series.

Death of a Salesman (1966 U.S. film)

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Segal won Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Television Film and the Emmy Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama at the 19th Primetime Emmy Awards in 1967.

Bill Bain (director)

Bill Bain
He directed numerous episodes of British television series, including Emerald Soup, The Avengers, Redcap, and Armchair Theatre. He won an Emmy Award in 1975 for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series for his work on the Upstairs, Downstairs episode "The Sudden Storm".

David Nutter

David Nutter
In 2015, he received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, for his work on the HBO series, Game of Thrones.

Hill Street Station

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Butler won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series at the 33rd Primetime Emmy Awards and the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series at the 34th Directors Guild of America Awards.

Pilot (Twin Peaks)

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For the 42nd Primetime Emmy Awards, the pilot episode was nominated six times, including "Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series" for David Lynch, "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" for Kyle MacLachlan as Dale Cooper, and "Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series" for Mark Frost and Lynch.

Ryan Murphy (writer)

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In 2004, Murphy earned his first Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series.

Georg Stanford Brown

Georg Stanford Brown
In 1986, he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for directing the final episode ("Parting Shots") in season 5 of Cagney & Lacey.

John Wells (filmmaker)

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Wells was nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for his work on "Such Sweet Sorrow".

Roots (1977 miniseries)

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Best Director in a Drama Series – David Greene for "Part I"

61st Primetime Emmy Awards

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After airing for fifteen seasons, ER went out a winner as its series finale won for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series.