ⓘ Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

                                     

ⓘ Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

Over the years, the scope of this award has evolved and the name with which it has been presented reflects those changes:

  • 1993–1996: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Miniseries or Special
  • 2016–present: Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special
  • 1987–1992: Outstanding Directing in a Miniseries or Special
  • 2003–2015: Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Dramatic Special
  • 1980–1986: Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or Special
  • 1997–1998: Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or Special
  • 1976: Outstanding Directing in a Special Program – Drama or Comedy
  • 1977: Outstanding Directing in a Special Program
  • 2001–2002: Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special
  • 1999–2000: Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or Movie
  • 1978–1979: Outstanding Directing in a Special Program – Drama or Comedy
  • 1975: Director of the Year – Special