In Manhattan, the Sylvania Television Awards for 1955 launched the laurel-giving season. Some of the thirty awards:
Show of the Year: Peter Pan.
Most Original Teleplay: Robert Alan Aurthur's A Man Is Ten Feet Tall.
Best Dramatic Show: Rod Serling's Patterns.
Best Actress: Julie Harris in Wind From the South.
Best Actor: Sidney Poitier in A Man Is Ten Feet Tall.
Best New TV Series: The $64,000 Question.
Best Variety: Ed Sullivan Show.
Best Musical Series: The Voice of Firestone.
Best Documentary: The Vice Presidency on See It Now.
Best Comedy Show: Phil Silvers' You'll Never Get Rich.