Rich Man, Poor Man - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 1976-02-01

Rich Man, Poor Man - Rich Man, Poor Man (miniseries) - Netflix

Rich Man, Poor Man is a 1976 American television miniseries based on the 1969 novel of the same name by Irwin Shaw that aired on ABC in one- or two-hour episodes mostly on Monday nights over seven weeks, beginning February 1. It was produced by Universal Television and was the second time programming of this nature had been attempted. The first TV miniseries, QB VII, had aired — also on ABC — in 1974. These projects proved to be a critical and ratings success and were the forerunner for similar projects based on literary works, such as Roots and Shōgun. The film stars Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte and Susan Blakely. It spawned the sequel Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, which aired from September 1976 through March 1977. The network repeated the original series Tuesday nights at 9:00pm from May to June 1977.

Rich Man, Poor Man - Awards and nominations - Netflix

Emmy Award wins Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Alex North) Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series (David Greene) Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series (Edward Asner) Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Comedy or Drama Series (Fionnula Flanagan) Emmy Award nominations Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction or Scenic Design - Single Episode of a Comedy, Drama or Limited Series Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography for Entertainment Programming for a Series Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design for a Drama or Comedy Series Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for Entertainment Programming for a Series (February 2 episode) Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for Entertainment Programming for a Series (March 5 episode) Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Ray Milland) Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Robert Reed) Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Dorothy McGuire) Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series (Boris Sagal) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series (Nick Nolte) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series (Peter Strauss) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series (Susan Blakely) Outstanding Limited Series Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Comedy or Drama Series (Bill Bixby) Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Comedy or Drama Series (Norman Fell) Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Comedy or Drama Series (Van Johnson) Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Comedy or Drama Series (Kim Darby) Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Comedy or Drama Series (Kay Lenz) Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series (Dean Riesner) Golden Globe wins Best TV Series (Drama) Best TV Actress, Drama (Susan Blakely) Best Supporting Actor, Television (Edward Asner) Best Supporting Actress, Television (Josette Banzet) Golden Globe nominations Best TV Actor, Drama (Nick Nolte) Best TV Actor, Drama (Peter Strauss)

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