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:
12 Daytime Emmy Awards (41st Annual), including six for SESAME STREET and three for PEG + CAT
11 Primetime Emmy Awards (66th Annual), including seven for MASTERPIECE “Sherlock,” and two for AMERICAN MASTERS
11 News & Documentary Emmy Awards (35th Annual), including four for FRONTLINE and three for INDEPENDENT LENS
12 George Foster Peabody Awards (73rd Annual), including recognition for THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, FRONTLINE "League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis" and five honors for films from INDEPENDENT LENS and POV
1 Academy Award nomination (87th Annual) for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "Last Days in Vietnam"
1 Golden Globe Award (72nd Annual) for Joanne Froggatt in MASTERPIECE "Downton Abbey"
3 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards (2015) for FRONTLINE "United States of Secrets" and "Syria's Second Front," as well as THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.
1 George Polk Award in Journalism (2013) for FRONTLINE "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis"
3 Television Critics Association Award nominations (2014) for FRONTLINE, DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD and SESAME STREET
3 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations (21st Annual), for the cast of MASTERPIECE "Downton Abbey," as well as star Maggie Smith, and Benedict Cumberbatch for MASTERPIECE "Sherlock"
5 NAACP Image Award nominations (46th Annual), including two for AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON
4 Gracie Awards (2014), including 180 DAYS: A YEAR INSIDE AN AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL
2 Imagen Awards (29th Annual) for LATINO AMERICANS and YOU'RE DEAD TO ME
5 IDA Documentary Awards (30th Annual), including four for INDEPENDENT LENS, as well as AMERICA EXPERIENCE "Last Days in Vietnam"
6 Writers Guild of America Award nomiations (2015), including four for FRONTLINE
2 Directors Guild Award nominations (67th Annual) for INDEPENDENT LENS "The Kill Team" and SESAME STREET
5 Producers Guild Award nominations (26th Annual), including two for MASTERPIECE and one each for AMERICAN MASTERS, THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY and SESAME STREET
1 Banff World Media Festival Rockie Award (2014) for PEG + CAT
3 James Beard Awards (2014) for EATING ALABAMA, MARTHA STEWART'S COOKING SCHOOL and THE MIND OF A CHEF
7 Jackson Hole Science Media Awards (2014), including three for YOUR INNER FISH
4 Parents' Choice Awards, Television (2014), including a gold award for PEG + CAT
5 Parents' Choice Awards, Mobile Apps (2014), including Dinosaur Train A to Z app and SUPER WHY Phonics Fair App
3 Webby Awards (2014) for PBSKIDS.org, "PBS Idea Channel" and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
6 Kidscreen Award nominations (2015), including two each for PBS KIDS and PEG + CAT