TCA Awards 1990

Television Critics Association Awards 1990 Winners Full List

Program of the Year

Twin Peaks (ABC)

  • Eyes on the Prize II (PBS)
  • L.A. Law (NBC)
  • The Simpsons (Fox)

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

The Simpsons (Fox)

  • Designing Women (CBS)
  • Murphy Brown (CBS)
  • Newhart (CBS)
  • The Wonder Years (ABC)

Outstanding Achievement in Drama

Twin Peaks (ABC)

  • The Final Days (ABC)
  • L.A. Law (NBC)
  • Shannon's Deal (NBC)
  • thirtysomething (ABC)

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information


  • Eyes on the Prize II (PBS)
  • Frontline (PBS)
  • Nightline (ABC)
  • World News Tonight with Peter Jennings (ABC)

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming

Jim Henson

  • Babar (HBO)
  • Degrassi Junior High (PBS)
  • Sesame Street (PBS)
  • WonderWorks (PBS)

Outstanding Achievement in Sports

1989 World Series (ABC)

  • Kentucky Derby (ABC)
  • SportsCenter (ESPN)
  • Tyson vs. Douglas (HBO)

Outstanding Achievement in Specials

Sammy Davis Jr.'s 60th Anniversary Celebration (ABC)

  • Billy Crystal, 62nd Academy Awards (ABC) and Midnight Train to Moscow (HBO)
  • Carmen on Ice (HBO)
  • Comic Relief (HBO)
  • Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)

Career Achievement Award

Jim Henson

  • Roone Arledge
  • Carol Burnett
  • Bob Newhart
  • Ted Turner