|4th Primetime Emmy Awards|
|Date||February 18, 1952|
|Location||Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California|
|Presented by||Academy of Television Arts and Sciences|
|Hosted by||Lucille Ball |
|Best Comedy Show||The Red Skelton Show|
|Best Dramatic Show||Studio One|
|Best Variety Show||Your Show of Shows|
The 4th Emmy Awards, retroactively known as the 4th Primetime Emmy Awards after the debut of the Daytime Emmy Awards, were presented at the Cocoanut Grove in Los Angeles, California on February 18, 1952. The ceremonies were hosted by Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
This was the first year that nominations were considered on a national television network basis. Previously, the Emmys were primarily given out to shows that were produced or aired in the Los Angeles area.
Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger (‡).