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 Academy Award®​ Nomination (2020) for FRONTLINE "For Sama"

1 GLAAD Media Award Nomination (2020) for PBS KIDS's ARTHUR

6 Writers Guild Award Nominations (2019) including FRONTLINE and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

1 Film Independent Spirit Award Nomination (2019) for FRONTLINE "For Sama"

7 IDA Documentary Award Nominations and 1 Win (2019) for FRONTLINE "For Sama"

47 News and Documentary Emmy Award Nominations and 9 Wins (2019) including INDEPENDENT LENS and FRONTLINE

5 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations (2019) including AMERICAN MASTERS

7 Imagen Award Nominations and 2 Wins (2019) including BREAKING BIG and GREAT PERFORMANCES

4 TCA Award Nominations and 1 Win (2019) including ARTHUR

2 Critics Choice Real TV Awards (2019) for POV and GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW

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

January 2020