L.A. Law

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L.A. Law

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NBC | Release Date: September 15, 1986
Summary: On this critically acclaimed drama about a top Los Angeles law firm, some of the best battles take place outside of the courtroom. In the bedroom, in the courtroom, or at McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney & Kuzak's staff meetings, the firm's ambitious, competitive attorneys confront conflict between their own desires, their obligations asOn this critically acclaimed drama about a top Los Angeles law firm, some of the best battles take place outside of the courtroom. In the bedroom, in the courtroom, or at McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney & Kuzak's staff meetings, the firm's ambitious, competitive attorneys confront conflict between their own desires, their obligations as attorneys, and their principles as human beings.

EMMY AWARDS

"L.A. Law" won the following 15 Emmy Awards during its run:

1987

Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Art Direction for a Series - "Pilot" - Jeffrey L. Goldstein, Production Designer; Richard D. Kent, Set Decorator
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series - "Pilot" - Gregory Hoblit
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series - "Pilot" - Alfre Woodard
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series - "The Venus Butterfly" - Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher

1988

Outstanding Editing for a Series (single camera production) -
"Full Marital Jacket" - Elodie Keene
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Larry Drake
1989

Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Larry Drake
1990

Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Jimmy Smits
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series - "Blood, Sweat and Fears" - David E. Kelley
1991

Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series - "On The Toad Again" - David E. Kelley
1992

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Richard Dysart
NIELSEN RATINGS

The show was a ratings leader throughout its run:

#21 in the 1986- 1987 Season
#13 in the 1987- 1988 Season
#13 in the 1988- 1989 Season
#16 in the 1989- 1990 Season
#23 in the 1990- 1991 Season
#28 in the 1991- 1992 Season

"L.A. Law" ON CABLE

"L.A. Law" reruns air on A&E occasionally.
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Genre(s): Drama
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