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: 

7 Daytime Emmy Awards (44th Annual), including five for ODD SQUAD and two for THE MIND OF A CHEF

11 Primetime Emmy Award nominations (69th Annual), including four for SHERLOCK ON MASTERPIECE: THE LYING DETECTIVE and two for VICTORIA ON MASTERPIECE

46 News & Documentary Emmy Award nominations (38th Annual), more than any other organization, including 12 for FRONTLINE, 11 for POV, 10 for INDEPENDENT LENS, 3 for NATURE and 2 for PBS NEWSHOUR

4 George Foster Peabody Awards (2017), including recognition for FRONTLINE "Confronting Isis" and "Exodus," INDEPENDENT LENS "Trapped," and POV "Hooligan Sparrow"

2 Academy Award nominations (89th Annual) for INDEPENDENT LENS "I Am Not Your Negro" and "Watani: My Homeland"

3 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards (2017) for FRONTLINE "Escaping Isis" and "Children of Syria," and NOVA "Mystery Beneath the Ice"

3 Television Critics Association Award nominations (2017) for DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD, THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW and ODD SQUAD

2 Gracie Awards (2017) for CALL THE MIDWIFE and MERCY STREET

2 Imagen Award nominations (32nd Annual) for GREAT PERFORMANCES "Hamilton's America" and AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS WITH MARIA HINOJOSA "The New Deciders"

1 IDA Documentary Award (32nd Annual) for INDEPENDENT LENS "The Bad Kids"

4 Writers Guild of America Awards (2017) for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "Command & Control," FRONTLINE "The Choice 2016" and "Inside Assad's Syria," and JACKIE ROBINSON

1 CINE Golden Eagle Award (2017) for 2016 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT

2 James Beard Foundation Awards (2016) for POV "The Birth of Sake" and LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA: HOLIDAY FOR HEROES

6 Parents' Choice Awards, Television (2017), including gold awards for DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD, ODD SQUAD, PEG + CAT and SPLASH AND BUBBLES

3 Parents' Choice Awards, Mobile Apps (2017), including a silver award for Daniel Tiger's Stop & Go Potty

1 Parents' Choice Award, Website (2017) for (silver award)

7 Webby Awards (2017), including People's Voice awards for and

6 Kidscreen Awards (2017), including Best Channel Website for

July 2017