Television: The Winner Is...

Price Waterhouse is now tabulating ballots for the coveted annual Uggy Award, honoring the season's most mortifying TV show.

The Georgies Awards telecast, a self-congratulatory outing for variety performers contrived for Ed Sullivan, was well ahead in the competition until last week, when the record industry's Grammy Awards show on ABC descended past all previous lows for tedium and tastelessness. But two major contenders for the Uggy still loom ahead. TV's own Emmy show always finds fresh ways to embarrass the medium, and though little has leaked about next month's Oscar cast, there is reason to take faint heart: the Jean Hersholt...

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