George Roy Hill was a 1957 Emmy Award nominee for "Best Direction-One Hour or More". Ralph Nelson, director of Requiem for a Heavyweight episode from Playhouse 90, was the winner on 3/16/1957.
A Night to Remember was the series most ambitious episode (and arguably the largest ever undertaken on live television). 107 actors were used--seventy-two having speaking roles. Thirty-one studio sets were employed.