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Director (feature film)

1.
Wizard of Oz in Concert, The (1995)
Semi-staged concert performance of the music to the 1939 MGM film, "The Wizard of Oz."

Director (special)

2.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to George Clooney (2018)
The American Film Institute honors George Clooney with clips from his work and tributes from colleagues.
3.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Williams (2016)
The American Film Institute for the first time honors a composer, John Williams, with its highest honor.
4.
AFI Life Achievement Award A Tribute to Jane Fonda (2014)
Friends and coworkers pay tribute to the legendary actress.
5.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (2013)
Friends and co-workers pay tribute to the legendary funny man.
6.
VH1 Divas (2004)
Live coverage of VH1's seventh annual Divas benefit.
7.
31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (2004)
Live coverage of the 31st Daytime Emmy Award presentation from New York City, honoring daytime television programming.
8.
30th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2004)
Coverage of the 30th Annual People's Choice Awards honoring people's favorites in television, movies, and music.
9.
76th Annual Academy Awards, The (2004)
Live coverage of the 76th annual Academy Awards presentation for excellence in film from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.
10.
Nickelodeon's 17th Annual Kids' Choice Awards (2004)
Award show honoring kids' favorites in film, television, music, and sports.
11.
Evening of Stars 25th Anniversary: Tribute to Lou Rawls, An (2004) as Director
A musical celebration honoring Lou Rawls and benefitting the United Negro College Fund.
12.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Meryl Streep (2004)
AFI presents Meryl Streep with their award for career achivement in film, looking back on her career and celebrated by her friends in the industry.
13.
75th Annual Academy Awards, The (2003)
Live coverage of the 75th annual Academy Awards presentation for excellence in film from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.
14.
55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2003)
Live coverage of the 55th annual Primetime Emmy awards.
15.
26th Annual Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2003)
Coverage of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation, which pays tribute to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts.
16.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute To Robert De Niro (2003)
Max Tavares is a plainclothed cop who gets kickbacks and protection money from the many smalltime crooks in Marseilles. In turn, he provides a payoff to Uncle, the amiable crook who more or less raised him. But these shakedown practices of Tavares' are cramped when he is assigned a new, hard-nosed
17.
Commies, The (2003)
Presentation of The Commies, honoring the country's comedic talent in motion pictures, television and stand-up. Presentations will conclude with the award for The Funniest Person of the Year.
18.
CBS at 75: A Primetime Celebration (2003)
A celebration of the Eye's seventy-five years of broacasting.
19.
29th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2003)
Coverage of the 29th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, fans are honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
20.
VH1 Divas Duets (2003)
Live special benefitting the Save the Music Foundation featuring host Queen Latifah, Chaka Khan, Mary J. Blige, and Jewel as well as announcing the winner of VH1 reality series "Born to Diva" who will perform a specially written song.
21.
Lifetime's Achievement Awards: Women Changing the World (2003)
A special that salutes six women, as nominated by network viewers, for their efforts to change the world for the better.
22.
2003 MTV Movie Awards, The (2003)
Coverage of the 12th Annual 2003 MTV Movie Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
23.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (2003)
Musical performances help celebrate the anniversary of the independence of the United States during this New York City event.
24.
25th Anniversary Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2002)
Coverage of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation, which pays tribute to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts. Honorees are: actor James Earl Jones, conductor James Levine, dancer/actress Chita Rivera, singer/songwriter Paul Simon and actress Elizabeth Tayl
25.
74th Annual Academy Awards, The (2002)
Seventh-fourth annual presentation of the Academy Awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland.
26.
28th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2002)
Coverage of the 28th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
27.
28.
53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2001)
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
29.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence, An (2001)
Telecast of the annual benefit for the United Negro College Fund.
30.
2001 ALMA Awards (2001)
Coverage of the 6th annual American Latino Media Awards (ALMA) presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, honoring the achievement of Latinos in film, television and music.
31.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2001)
Coverage of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation, which pays tribute to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts. Honorees are: actors Jack Nicholson and Julie Andrews, opera singer Luciano Pavarotti, composer Quincy Jones and pianist Van Cliburn.
32.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (2001)
A live celebration of the nation's birthday with music performances by Bon Jovi, Jessica Simpson and the cast of the musical, "42nd Street," celebrity guests and fireworks from New York City. The theme is "Voices of Liberty."
33.
27th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2001)
Live coverage of the 27th annual People's Choice Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
34.
73rd Annual Academy Awards, The (2001)
Live coverage of the 73rd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
35.
28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (2001)
Live coverage of the 28th annual Daytime Emmy Awards presentation from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
36.
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, The (2000)
Live coverage of the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards presentation from the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
37.
52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2000)
Live coverage of the 52nd annual Emmy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
38.
72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation (2000)
Live coverage of the 72nd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
39.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence, An (2000)
Annual variety gala to benefit the United Negro College Fund and salute the importance of higher education.
40.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2000)
At the 23rd annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala, a tribute to distinguished artists, taped at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C., dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, musician Chuck Berry, singer and conductor Placido Domingo, actor/director Clint Eastwood and actress Angela Lansbury are salute
41.
2000 Essence Awards, The (2000)
Coverage of the Essence Awards 2000 from Radio City Music Hall in New York, honoring entertainers, public figures and activists whose work contributes to advancement and awareness of social causes. This year's theme is "Building a Better World: A Cause to Celebrate."
42.
26th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2000)
Live coverage of the 26th annual People's Choice Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.
43.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (2000) as Director
Macy's Fourth of July special featuring a fireworks display -- titled "A New Millennium: Beyond the Dream" -- from New York City. The program features performances by the cast of the Broadway musicals "Kiss Me Kate" and "The Music Man," as well as the world's largest gathering of tall ships and nava
44.
All-Star Tribute to Joni Mitchell, An (2000)
Concert special that pays tribute to singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell from the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
45.
27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (2000)
Live coverage of the 27th annual Daytime Emmy Awards presentation from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
46.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence Benefiting The United Negro College Fund, An (1999)
A fundraising gala for The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) featuring performances by music artists and appearances by celebrities. Also highlights the success stories of the organization's students, alumni and member colleges and universities.
47.
25th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1999)
Presentation of the 25th annual People's Choice Awards, honoring the popular favorites in 18 categories of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a national survey conducted by The Gallup Organization. In honor of the Awards' Silver Anniversary, three new awards are spotlighted: All
48.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1999)
Coverage of the 22nd annual Kennedy Center Honors. Comedian/pianist Victor Borge, actor Sean Connery, dancer/choreographer/teacher Judith Jamison, actor Jason Robards and singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder are recognized by the board of trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for
49.
All-Star Tribute to Johnny Cash, An (1999)
Artists pay tribute to Johnny Cash by performing his music from the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City and via satellite.
50.
Tntla 51st Annual Emmy Awards (1999)
Live coverage of the 51st annual Emmy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
51.
1999 Essence Awards, The (1999)
Coverage of the 1999 Essence Awards presentation from the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Essence Awards highlight the contributions of outstanding African-Americans.
52.
American Red Cross Holiday Music Spectacular, The (1999)
Special that mixes musical acts with stories about how the American Red Cross touches the lives of people throughout the world.
53.
26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1999)
Coverage of the 26th annual Daytime Emmy Awards presentation from the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
54.
71st Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1999)
Live coverage of the 71st Annual Academy Awards Presentation from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.
55.
Tarzan in Concert With Phil Collins (1999)
A preview of Disney's animated film "Tarzan," featuring the voices of Tony Goldwyn, Glenn Close and Minnie Driver and the music of Phil Collins.
56.
Kennedy Center Honors, The (1998)
Actor/comedian Bill Cosby, Broadway composer and lyricist team John Kander and Fred Ebb, singer/songwriter Willie Nelson, composer/conductor Andre Previn and actress Shirley Temple Black are honored for their contributions to the performing arts.
57.
25th Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1998)
Presentation of the 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.
58.
American Red Cross Celebrates Real Life Miracles, The (1998)
A celebration of the heroic moments in the 117-year-old history of the American Red Cross. Profiles heroic individuals who touched the lives of people in need. Features music performances and celebrity guests.
59.
70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998)
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
60.
24th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1998)
Live presentation of the 24th annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the field of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
61.
All Star Party for Aaron Spelling, An (1998)
A tribute to successful television producer Aaron Spelling, featuring clips and cast reunions to commemorate over three decades of primetime series.
62.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence Benefiting The United Negro College Fund, An (1998)
Telethon to benefit the United Negro College Fund. Features extended concert performances and celebrity appearances.
63.
Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope (1998)
Variety special to benefit the Christopher Reeve Foundation.
64.
Nissan Presents: The 2nd Annual Celebration of America's Music (1998)
Telecast from Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts of the annual all-star gala devoted to jazz, produced by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.
65.
50th Emmy Awards (1998)
Presentation of the 50th annual primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
66.
American Film Institute Salute to Robert Wise, The (1998)
A tribute to director Robert Wise, the 26th recipient of the American Film Institute (AFI) Life Achievement Award.
67.
1997 Emmy Awards (1997)
Live telecast of the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
68.
Kennedy Center Honors, The (1997)
Presentation of the 20th annual Kennedy Center Honors.
69.
23rd Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1997)
Live presentation of the 23rd annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
70.
69th Annual Academy Awards, The (1997)
Live presentation of the 69th annual Academy Awards.
71.
Rodney Dangerfield's 75th Birthday Toast (1997) as Director
Prominent comedians pay tribute to Rodney Dangerfield at the U.S Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado.
72.
Christmas Concert of Hope Starring Natalie Cole, The (1997)
Holiday concert special hosted by Natalie Cole, which benefits the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA). During the concert, Hillary Rodham Clinton is presented with the Distinguished Service Award from CASA.
73.
Walt Disney World's 25th Anniversary Party (1997) as Director
Special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
74.
American Film Institute Salute to Martin Scorsese, The (1997)
Tribute to director and screenwriter Martin Scorsese, the 25th recipient of the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. Features a retrospective look at Scorsese's 28-year career, including scenes from his films, in addition to personal anecdotes by some of his most famous stars.
75.
"Hercules" Strikes Manhattan (1997) as Director
Special marking the June 14, 1997 premiere of Walt Disney Studios' 35th animated feature, "Hercules," in New York City. Besides coverage of the premiere, the special follows "The Hercules Electrical Parade" as it moves up the streets of New York.
76.
24th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1997)
Presentation of the 24th annual Daytime Emmy Awards broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall, New York.
77.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1996)
Presentation of the 19th annual Kennedy Center Honors. The 1996 honorees are dancer Maria Tallchief, singer Johnny Cash, jazz saxophonist and composer Benny Carter, actor Jack Lemmon, and playwright Edward Albee.
78.
23rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1996)
Live presentation of the 23rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
79.
1996 Emmy Awards (1996)
Live telecast of the 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
80.
22nd Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1996)
Live presentation of the 22nd annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
81.
Vanessa Williams & Friends: Christmas in New York (1996) as Director
Christmas special hosted by Vanessa Williams featuring a variety of performances by singers and entertainers. The concert, taped before a live audience at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway, benefits City Harvest, a charity that provides food for the homeless.
82.
Caesars Palace 30th Anniversary Celebration (1996)
Special celebrating the 30th anniversary of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Featuring world renowned entertainers and clips from the hotel's past that include memorable celebrity performances and top sports attractions.
83.
Nissan Presents a Celebration of America's Music (1996)
Presentation of the musical gala from Kennedy Center which celebrates the tenth anniversary of the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz, a non-profit organization which provides jazz education programs and performance opportunities for young musicians, and works to preseve the legacy of jazz.
84.
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (1996)
A live tribute to the 30-year legacy of "Star Trek." It features appearances by many of the stars who have been part of "Star Trek" history, as well as personalities from the worlds of entertainment, politics and the performing arts.
85.
American Film Institute Salute to Clint Eastwood (1996)
Tribute to Clint Eastwood, the 24th recipient of the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award.
86.
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, The (1995)
Presentation of the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, honoring the American public's favorite stars of motion pictures, home videos and music.
87.
47th Annual Emmy Awards (1995)
Live telecast of the 47th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
88.
Sinatra: 80 Years My Way (1995)
Special celebrating Frank Sinatra's 80th birthday.
89.
22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1995)
Live presentation of the 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.
90.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1995)
Presentation of the 18th annual Kennedy Center Honors. The 1995 honorees are dancer Jacques D'Amboise, singer Marilyn Horne, guitarist B B King, actor Sidney Poitier, and playwright Neil Simon.
91.
Rosie O'Donnell (1995) as Director
Actress/comedienne Rosie O'Donnell performs before an audience in her first solo HBO stand-up comedy special.
92.
Tony Bennett Special: Here's to the Ladies: A Concert of Hope, The (1995)
Tony Bennett headlines this concert featuring duets with Brandy, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Patti LaBelle, Liza Minelli and Roseanne.
93.
1995 Young Comedians Show Hosted by Garry Shandling, The (1995) as Director
Special featuring five up-and-coming stand-up comedians. Telecast live from the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado.
94.
American Film Institute Salute to Steven Spielberg, The (1995)
Tribute to Steven Spielberg, the 23rd recipient of the American Film Institute's career achievement award.
95.
21st Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1995)
Live presentation of the 21st Annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
96.
1994 People's Choice Awards (1994)
A live special honoring America's favorite entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
97.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1994)
Broadcast of the seventeenth annual "The Kennedy Center Honors," a tribute to the lifetime achievement of select performing artists. The 1994 honorees are actor Kirk Douglas, pop and soul singer Aretha Franklin, composer Morton Gould, theater producer and director Harold Prince, and folk singer and
98.
1994 World Music Awards, The (1994)
A presentation of 1994 World Music Awards honoring the world's best-selling contemporary artists. The broadcast includes musical performances.
99.
1995 World Music Awards, The (1994)
A presentation of the 1995 World Music Awards, honoring the world's best-selling contemporary artists.
100.
Christmas at Home With the Stars (1994)
Prominent ABC television and BMG recording artists recall Christmas memories and perform their favorite Christmas songs.
101.
46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1994)
Live presentation of the 46th annual primetime Emmy Awards.
102.
American Film Institute Salute to Jack Nicholson, The (1994)
A presentation of the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award to actor Jack Nicholson.
103.
Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards (1994)
A presentation of the third annual Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards, honoring individual sports achievements in ten categories.
104.
Elvis Aron Presley: The Tribute (1994)
Concert tribute to Elvis Presley broadcast from The Pyramid Arena in Memphis.
105.
Conquer Fort Boyard (1993)
A game show/special based on the French game show, "The Keys to Fort Boyard," in which teams are pitted against each other in physical and mental trials at the French off-shore fortress, attempting to collect keys to treasure chests.
106.
45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1993)
Live broadcast of the "45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards," honoring excellence in television.
107.
19th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1993)
A live presentation of The People's Choice Awards honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music in which the public determines the winners by a special Gallup poll.
108.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1993)
Broadcast of the sixteenth annual gala tribute to the distinguished award recipients of the 1993 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement: entertainer Johnny Carson, Dance Theater of Harlem founder Arthur Mitchell, conductor Georg Solti, composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, and gospel singe
109.
New York Night -- Live!, A (1993) as Director
Live comedy performances as well as comedy reports from New York City.
110.
For Our Children: The Concert (1993)
Broadcast of a concert benefit for the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
111.
Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards Presented by Footlocker (1993)
A live presentation of the Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards, honoring athletes in ten categories.
112.
Kathie Lee Gifford's Celebration of Motherhood (1993) as Director
Kathie Lee Gifford hosts this variety special which examines motherhood.
113.
70's Celebration: The Beat Is Back, A (1993)
Retrospective on the music and comedy of the 1970s.
114.
14th Annual CableACE Awards, The (1993)
Live broadcast from the Pantages Theatre of the fourteenth annual ACE Awards ceremony honoring excellence in cable television.
115.
1993 World Music Awards, The (1993)
Presentation of the World Music Awards to best-selling contemporary singers and musicians. Broadcast also includes musical performances.
116.
Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards (1992)
A live presentation of "The Jim Thorpe Awards," honoring individual achievements in 10 sports categories.
117.
19th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1992)
A telecast of the 19th annual Emmy Awards for excellence in daytime television programming.
118.
Supermodel of the World (1992)
The eighth annual contest in which women compete for the title, "Supermodel of the World," and a modeling contract.
119.
18th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1992)
A live presentation of the "18th Annual People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers, in which the public determines the winners by special Gallup Poll.
120.
Liza Minnelli Live! From Radio City Music Hall (1992)
Liza Minnelli performs in a concert from Radio City Music Hall.
121.
Muhammad Ali's 50th Birthday Celebration (1992)
A special commemorating former world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali's 50th birthday.
122.
13th Annual ACE Awards, The (1992)
Live broadcast of the thirteenth annual Ace Awards ceremony honoring excellence in cable television.
123.
18th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1991)
A telecast of the eighteenth annual Emmy Awards for excellence in daytime television programming.
124.
3rd Annual International Rock Awards, The (1991)
An awards presentation for rock 'n' roll performers and composers. Live performances are also included.
125.
Funny Women of Television: A Museum of Television & Radio Tribute (1991)
Telecast of a gala benefit for the Museum of Broadcasting, focusing on great TV comediennes. Includes a tribute to Lucille Ball and a special dedication ceremony of the Museum's new headquarters in New York City.
126.
Yakov Smirnoff Live From Moscow... Idaho (1991) as Director
A stand-up comedy special starring Yakov Smirnoff. Taped at the University of Idaho at Moscow, this special completed the comedian's Moscow-to-Moscow World Tour.
127.
American Saturday Night, An (1991) as Director
A magazine-style special consisting of segments that include live and taped coverage of what famous and not-so-famous people do on Saturday night. Included are a Manhattan rock 'n' roll gala, an exclusive Hollywood party, the Miami singles scene, and the post-race jubilation at the Kentucky Derby.
128.
Paul Simon Live in Central Park: Born at the Right Time Tour: One Night Only (1991)
A live music special starring Paul Simon in performance during his "Born at the Right Time" tour from New York City's Central Park.
129.
Jeff Altman's Scrapbook (1991) as Director
A comedy special starring comedian Jeff Altman. The special is based on one of Altman's characters, Uncle Carl, described as "the quintessential, slightly inebriated, know-it-all uncle."
130.
Party for Richard Pryor, A (1991)
A special honoring comedian Richard Pryor. Includes scenes from Pryor's motion picture, television and stage performances and tributes from dozens of entertainers.
131.
Roseanne Barr Live From Trump Castle (1991) as Director
A comedy special starring Roseanne from the Trump Castle, Atlantic City. Also includes a live call-in segment with Roseanne and her husband, Tom Arnold, after the performance.
132.
19th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Kirk Douglas, The (1991)
A broadcast in which the American Film Institute (AFI) presents its coveted Life Achievement Award to actor Kirk Douglas.
133.
Billy Connolly: Pale Blue Scottish Person (1991) as Director
A comedy special starring Scottish-born comedian Billy Connolly.
134.
2nd International Rock Awards, The (1990)
An awards presentation for rock 'n' roll performers and composers. Live performances are also included.
135.
18th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Sir David Lean, The (1990)
Broadcast in which the American Film Institute (AFI) presents its eighteenth annual Life Achievement Award to director David Lean.
136.
1990 Ace Awards-11th Annual (1990)
Live presentation of the eleventh annual ACE Awards, honoring the best in made-for-cable programming. Sponsored by the National Academy of Cable Programming.
137.
Live! The World's Greatest Stunts (1990)
A special in which a variety of daredevil stunts are performed, each introduced by a celebrity host.
138.
King of the Mountain (1990) as Director
A game-show pilot based on "Attack on Takeshi's Castle," a popular Japanese program which features contestants attempting to perform dangerous-looking stunts in an elimination process that continues until only one contestant remains.
139.
American Film Institute Salute to Gregory Peck, The (1989)
The American Film Institute (AFI) presents its 17th Annual Distinguished Life Achievement Award to actor Gregory Peck. The special was taped on March 9, 1989 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
140.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music, The (1989)
A music special featuring the ceremony and performances taped at the twentieth anniversary of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame from the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Special guests sing and relate stories about their favorite songwriters.
141.
Diet America Challenge (1989) as Director
A special that explores America's concerns with staying fit and dieting. Segments include interviews with well-known personalities who discuss their dieting and exercise regimes as well as the six-week dieting efforts of one family in Nashville. Computer enhancement is used to show how celebrities m
142.
1st International Rock Awards, The (1989)
A live special paying tribute to outstanding contributions to rock 'n' roll for the past year.
143.
ALF Takes Over the Network (1989) as Director
A comedy special previewing NBC's fall 1989 lineup. ALF dreams of what Hollywood would be like if he controlled NBC. When neither Johnny Carson nor Jay Leno can host "The Tonight Show," ALF steps in to interview guests Margaret Thatcher and former President Ronald Reagan.
144.
Freedom Festival '89 (1989)
An Independence Day special featuring a lineup of song and dance performers at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, the birthplace of the Constitution.
145.
Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour... Fun 'n' Games, The (1989) as Director
A variety special starring the Smothers Brothers and featured guests. The theme of this special is the games people play. Dick Smothers's decision to leave his brother for a solo career results in some strange after-effects.
146.
Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour... Lonesome Doves and Lonely Guys (1989)
A variety special starring the Smothers Brothers. The theme of this special is the comedy conflict between the rugged individualism of the Old West and the travails of the modern day lonely guy.
147.
Viva Miami! The Night of Super Sounds (1989)
A special featuring some of the world's most popular entertainers celebrating the Latin music rhythms and melodies pervading the streets of America -- from salsa to TexMex.
148.
Rolling Stones: Terrifying (1989) as Director
A three-hour broadcast of The Rolling Stones in a live concert from the Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Final performance of The Rolling Stones' Steel Wheels North American Tour. A two-hour version of the concert with a 3-D segment was later broadcast over the Fox Broadcasting Compan
149.
American Film Institute Salute to Jack Lemmon, The (1988)
An entertainment special honoring Jack Lemmon as the 16th recipient of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award. The program was taped March 10, 1988 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
150.
Secret Identity of Jack the Ripper, The (1988)
A live-event special that visits the London scenes of Jack the Ripper's murders, dramatically recreating the crimes. Various forensic specialists and pathologists present evidence and offer their conclusions before the viewing audience calls in its opinions.
151.
United We Stand (1988) as Director
A two-hour variety special celebrating the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, taped in front of an audience at the Olympic Stadium.
152.
Return to the Titanic -- Live! (1987)
A special which recalls the fate of the Titanic, which sank on April 15, 1912. The program is telecast from Monte Carlo and features live footage of artifacts and relics from the Titanic retrieved in the recent French expedition to the sunken ship. Also included are interviews with members of the
153.
Disney's Golden Anniversary of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1987)
A live-action and animated special celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the movie "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." Featured is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Snow White," animated pencil sketches of scenes that did not make the final print, and footage from a 1917 film that inspired
154.
Our Planet Tonight (1987)
A special which pokes fun at TV magazine shows, featuring segments with "roving reporters" and pompous in-studio commentators.
155.
Candid Camera Special, The (1981)
A reprise of the former series with newly photographed sequences using a hidden camera to catch people in the act of being themselves.
156.
Solid Gold '79 (1980) as Director
The pilot film for the "Solid Gold" series. A review of the top hits of 1979, with performances by the artists who made them popular.

Cinematography (special)

157.
American Red Cross Celebrates Real Life Miracles, The (1998)
A celebration of the heroic moments in the 117-year-old history of the American Red Cross. Profiles heroic individuals who touched the lives of people in need. Features music performances and celebrity guests.

Producer (special)

158.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Meryl Streep (2004)
AFI presents Meryl Streep with their award for career achivement in film, looking back on her career and celebrated by her friends in the industry.
159.
30th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2004)
Coverage of the 30th Annual People's Choice Awards honoring people's favorites in television, movies, and music.
160.
Evening of Stars 25th Anniversary: Tribute to Lou Rawls, An (2004) as Executive Producer
A musical celebration honoring Lou Rawls and benefitting the United Negro College Fund.
161.
29th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2003)
Coverage of the 29th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, fans are honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
162.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute To Robert De Niro (2003)
Max Tavares is a plainclothed cop who gets kickbacks and protection money from the many smalltime crooks in Marseilles. In turn, he provides a payoff to Uncle, the amiable crook who more or less raised him. But these shakedown practices of Tavares' are cramped when he is assigned a new, hard-nosed
163.
28th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2002)
Coverage of the 28th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
164.
165.
27th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2001)
Live coverage of the 27th annual People's Choice Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
166.
2001 ALMA Awards (2001)
Coverage of the 6th annual American Latino Media Awards (ALMA) presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, honoring the achievement of Latinos in film, television and music.
167.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence, An (2001)
Telecast of the annual benefit for the United Negro College Fund.
168.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence, An (2000)
Annual variety gala to benefit the United Negro College Fund and salute the importance of higher education.
169.
25th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1999)
Presentation of the 25th annual People's Choice Awards, honoring the popular favorites in 18 categories of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a national survey conducted by The Gallup Organization. In honor of the Awards' Silver Anniversary, three new awards are spotlighted: All
170.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence Benefiting The United Negro College Fund, An (1999)
A fundraising gala for The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) featuring performances by music artists and appearances by celebrities. Also highlights the success stories of the organization's students, alumni and member colleges and universities.
171.
24th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1998)
Live presentation of the 24th annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the field of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
172.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence Benefiting The United Negro College Fund, An (1998)
Telethon to benefit the United Negro College Fund. Features extended concert performances and celebrity appearances.
173.
23rd Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1997)
Live presentation of the 23rd annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
174.
22nd Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1996)
Live presentation of the 22nd annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
175.
Rosie O'Donnell (1995) as Executive Producer
Actress/comedienne Rosie O'Donnell performs before an audience in her first solo HBO stand-up comedy special.

Music (special)

176.
Elvis: The Tribute (1994)
Tribute to "The King of Rock 'n' Roll," Elvis Presley -- through never-before-seen concert footage, film and television clips, a tour of his home Graceland, and performances of his greatest hits by contemporary music stars.

Misc. Crew (special)

177.
Whitney Houston: This Is My Life (1992)
A special starring Whitney Houston. Includes highlights of her world tour as well as a behind-the-scenes view of her personal life.

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