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
34 Primetime Emmy Award nominations (66th Annual), including 12 each for MASTERPIECE "Downton Abbey" and “Sherlock,” and three each for AMERICAN MASTERS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
43 News & Documentary Emmy Award nominations (35th Annual), including 11 for FRONTLINE, 10 for INDEPENDENT LENS, six for POV and four for PBS NEWSHOUR
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 (86th Annual) for POV "The Act of Killing"
3 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards (2014) for POV "The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement," INDEPENDENT LENS "The Revisionaries" and FRONTLINE "Rape in the Fields"
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
1 Screen Actors Guild Award (20th Annual) for Dame Maggie Smith, star of MASTERPIECE "Downton Abbey"
3 IDA Documentary Awards (29th Annual) for INDEPENDENT LENS, and the series' programs "Blood Brother" and "Let the Fire Burn"
3 Writers Guild of America Awards (2014), including two for FRONTLINE and one for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
2 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards (2014) for LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX and MASTERPIECE "Downton Abbey"
1 Producers Guild Award (25th Annual) for SESAME STREET
1 Banff World Media Festival Rockie Award (2014) for PEG + CAT
2 Film Independent Spirit Award nominations (29th Annual) for POV "The Act of Killing" and INDEPENDENT LENS "Let the Fire Burn"
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
1 NAACP Image Award (45th Annual) for THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS
3 James Beard Awards (2014) for EATING ALABAMA, MARTHA STEWART'S COOKING SCHOOL and THE MIND OF A CHEF
10 Parents’ Choice Awards (2014): 3 awards for Television, including a gold award for PEG + CAT; 1 award for Mobile Apps; 5 awards for Websites; and 1 award for DVD, including a gold award for SID THE SCIENCE KID
3 Webby Awards (2014) for PBSKIDS.org, "PBS Idea Channel" and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
3 Kidscreen Awards (2014), including PBS KIDS being named Channel of the Year and Best Channel Website
3 !magination Awards (2014) from Cynopsis Kids, including recognition for PEG + CAT