Awards Recognition


PBS is a consistent leader in television’s most prestigious competitions. Some of the major awards and nominations PBS has received in the last year include: 

16 Peabody Award Nominations and 7 Documentary Wins  (2019)  including FRONTLINE "The Facebook Dilemma" and POV "Minding The Gap"

9 Webby Nominations (2019) 

2 James Beard Nominations (2019) including PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE

21 Daytime Emmy Nominations (2019) including ODD SQUAD

6 Kidscreen Awards (2019) including ODD SQUAD

2 Film IndependentSpirit Awards (2019) for INDEPENDENT LENS "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" and "Minding the Gap"

2 Writer's Guild Awards (2019) including FRONTLINE "Trump's Takeover" and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "The Eugenics Crusade"

1 NAACP Award (2019) for AMERICAN MASTERS "Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart"

3 Academy Award Nominations (2019) for INDEPENDENT LENS "Hale County This Morning, This Evening" and POV "Minding the Gap"

1 CAS Award Nomination  (2019)

1 Director's Guild Award Nomination (2019)

1 American Cinema Editors Eddie Award Nomination  (2019)

1 Producer's Guild Award Nomination (2019)

4 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards  (2019) including FRONTLINE and THE VIETNAM WAR

1 LA Film Critics Association Awards and 1 Runner-Up  (2018) for POV "Minding the Gap"

1 Grammy Award Nomination (2018) for AMERICAN MASTERS "Itzhak"

2 Gotham Independent Film Awards  (2018) including INDEPENDENT LENS "Hale County This Morning, This Evening"

1 AAAS Kavli Award (Gold Award) (2018) for THE FARTHEST - VOYAGER IN SPACE

1 International Emmy (2018) for MASTERPIECE "Man In An Orange Shirt"

2 Film IndependentSpirit Awards (2018)

2 ReFrame Stamp for Television  (2018) including MASTERPIECE "Little Women" and CALL THE MIDWIFE, Season 7

2 Critics' Choice Documentary Awards (2018)

9 IDA Award Nominations and 5 wins (2018) including POV and POV"Minding the Gap"

4 Jackson Hole Awards (2018) including POV "The Islands and the Whales" and THE FARTHEST - VOYAGER IN SPACE.


44 News & Documentary Emmy Nominations and 7 Wins (2018) including for FRONTLINE "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail" and THE VIETNAM WAR

10 Primetime Emmy Nominations(2018) including for THE VIETNAM WAR and MISTER ROGERS: IT'S YOU I LIKE

1 Imagen Award Nomination (2018) for DOLORES

4 TCA Award Nominations (2018) for THE VIETNAM WAR 

33 Telly Awards (2018), including gold awards for THE VIETNAM WAR and LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA: HOMEGROWN HEROES

3 Parents' Choice Awards, Television (2018), including gold awards for DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD, ODD SQUAD and PEG + CAT

3 CINE Golden Eagle Award (2018) including A CAPITOL FOURTH 2017

1 Christopher Award (2018) for POV "Swim Team"

6 Peabody Awards (2018), including recognition for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "Oklahoma City" and POV "Last Men in Aleppo"

2 New York Festival International Television & Film Awards (2018) including FRONTLINE “Mosul”

4 British Academy Television Awards nominations (2018) including THE VIETNAM WAR

10 Webby Awards nominations and 7 Wins (2018) including WHAT'S GOOD

23 Daytime Emmy Award Nominations and 1 Win (45th Annual, 2018) for A CHEF'S LIFE

1 ABA Silver Gavel Nomination (2018) for FRONTLINE "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail"

2 James Beard Foundation Awards (2018) including LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA: HOMEGROWN HEROES

1 Film Independent Spirit Nomination (2018) for POV “ Last Men in Aleppo”

1 Kidscreen Award (2018) for PBS KIDS

2 Academy Award nominations (90th Annual) for FRONTLINE "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail" and POV "Last Men in Aleppo"

1 GLAAD Media Award (2018) for INDEPENDENT LENS "Real Boy" 

1 American Film Institute Award (2018) for THE VIETNAM WAR

1 Critics Choice Award nomination (2018) for Sherlock "The Lying Detective" on MASTERPIECE: Best Movie Made for TV

2 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards (2018) for FRONTLINE "Exodus" and World Channel's AMERICA REFRAMED "Class of '27"

1 NAACP Image Award nomination (49th Annual, 2018) for INDEPENDENT LENS "Birth of a Movement"

7 Writers Guild Award nominations (2018), including two for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "The Great War" and THE VIETNAM WAR "Episode Six: Things Fall Apart"

3 Director's Guild Award nominations (70th Annual, 2018), including THE VIETNAM WAR and FRONTLINE "Abacus:Small Enough to Jail"

April 2019