Television Hall of Fame

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The Television Academy Hall of Fame was founded by a former president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), John H. Mitchell (1921–1988),[1] to honor individuals who have made big contributions to U.S. television.

Television Academy Hall of Fame
FormationMarch 4, 1984; 38 years ago (1984-03-04)
FounderJohn H. Mitchell
Founded atCalifornia, U.S.
TypeTelevision awards
Legal statusactive
PurposeTo honour individual's who have made an extraordinary contribution to television in the United States
Websitewww.emmys.com/awards/hall-of-fame

The first ceremony in 1984 celebrated the careers of Lucille Ball, Milton Berle, Paddy Chayefsky, Norman Lear, Edward R. Murrow, William S. Paley and David Sarnoff.

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