Lou Grant

Lou Grant

Sep. 20, 1977
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Lou Grant is an American television drama series starring Ed Asner in the titular role as a newspaper editor. Unusual in American television, this drama series was a spinoff from a sitcom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Aired from 1977 to 1982, Lou Grant won 13 Emmy Awards, including “Outstanding Drama Series”. Asner won the Emmy Award for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series” in 1978 and 1980. In doing so, he became the only person to win an Emmy Award for both “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series” and “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series” for portraying the same character, recognizing his work on this series and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Lou Grant also won two Golden Globe awards, a Peabody award, an Eddie award, three awards from the Directors Guild of America, and two Humanitas prizes.

Lou Grant
Lou Grant
Original titleLou Grant
First air dateSep. 20, 1977
Last air dateSep. 13, 1982

Seasons and episodes

1Season 1 Sep. 20, 1977
2Season 2 Sep. 25, 1978
3Season 3 Sep. 17, 1979
4Season 4 Sep. 22, 1980
5Season 5 Nov. 02, 1981

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