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: 

1 MTV Movie & TV Nomination (2019) for POV "Minding the Gap"

7 Daytime Emmy Awards and 21 Nominations (2019) including ODD SQUAD

2 James Beard Foundation Awards (2019) including PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE and Marcus Samuelsson for NO PASSPORT REQUIRED

16 Peabody Award Nominations and 10 Wins  (2019)  including FRONTLINE "The Facebook Dilemma" and POV "Minding The Gap"

9 Webby Nominations and 1 Award (2019) for FRONTLINE "The Last Generation"

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

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"

May 2019