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: 

49 Daytime Emmy Award nominations (42nd Annual), including 13 for SESAME STREET and six each for ODD SQUAD and 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

1 Screen Actors Guild Award (21st Annual), for the cast of MASTERPIECE "Downton Abbey"

2 NAACP Image Awards (46th Annual) for INDEPENDENT LENS and POV

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"

2 Writers Guild of America Awards (2015) for FRONTLINE

2 Directors Guild Award nominations (67th Annual) for INDEPENDENT LENS "The Kill Team" and SESAME STREET

1 Producers Guild Award (26th Annual) for SESAME STREET

1 Banff World Media Festival Rockie Award (2014) for PEG + CAT


7 Jackson Hole Science Media Awards (2014), including three for YOUR INNER FISH

5 Parents' Choice Awards, Television (2015), including gold awards for DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD, ODD SQUAD, PEG + CAT and RUFF RUFFMAN: HUMBLE MEDIA GENIUS

4 Parents' Choice Awards, Mobile Apps (2015), including a gold award for Daniel Tiger's Grr-ific Feelings, and silver awards for Cookie Monster's Challenge and Peg + Cat Big Gig

1 Parents' Choice Awards, Websites (2015) - a gold award for PBS Parents

3 Webby Awards (2014) for, "PBS Idea Channel" and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

6 Kidscreen Awards (2015), including two for PBS KIDS and four for PEG + CAT

1 iKids Award (2015) for Plum's Photo Hunt

March 2015

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