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EMMYS HONOR THE YEAR'S TOP TV SHOWS

The 43rd Annual Emmy Awards, broadcast on Sunday night, brought recognition to television shows and individuals over the past year. A posthumous award was given to veteran actress Colleen Dewhurst, who died last week, for her guest appearance on "Murphy Brown." A tribute to the late Michael Landon was also included. Some of the top awards were:Comedy Series: "Cheers," NBC. Drama Series: "L. A. Law," NBC. Drama/Comedy Special: "Separate But Equal," ABC. Variety, Music or Comedy Program: "The 63rd Annual Academy Awards," ABC. Lead Actor, Comedy Series: Burt Reynolds, "Evening Shade," CBS. Lead Actress, Comedy Series: Kirstie Alley, "Cheers," NBC. Lead Actor, Drama Series: James Earl Jones, "Gabriel's Fire," ABC. Lead Actress, Drama Series: Patricia Wettig, "thirtysomething," ABC. Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Jonathan Winters, "Davis Rules," ABC. Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Bebe Neuwirth, "Cheers," NBC. Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Timothy Busfield, "thirtysomething," ABC. Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Madge Sinclair, "Gabriel's Fire," ABC. Informational Series: "The Civil War," PBS. Animated Program: "The Simpsons," Fox.