1997 TV Guide Television Awards
Best Script Comedy - Television (awarded to the show's writing team): Comedy Central, Hollywood episode 

1996 TV Guide New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Best Performance in an Entertainment Programme (shared with Mark Wright): for Sportsnight Christmas special

1989 Listener Film and Television Awards
Best Entertainer: Funny Business (Willy de Wit, Dean Butler, Ian Harcourt and Peter Murphy)
Best Writer (with Dean Butler, Ian Harcourt, Peter Murphy and James Griffin): for Funny Business
Nominated for Best Entertainment Programme: Funny Business