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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:

4 GLAAD MEDIA AWARD Nominations (2022) including INDEPENDENT LENS “Cured”

2 NAACP Image Award Nominations (2022) for AMERICAN MASTERS

1 Buzzies Win and 2 Nominations (2021) for PBS Overview Best Science Short Format

13 Kidscreen Award Nominations (2021) including PBS KIDS for Channel of the Year

1 Gotham Award (2021) for INDEPENDENT LENS “Philly D.A.”

15 IDA Documentary Awards Nominations (2021) including AMERICAN MASTERS  for Best Curated Series

8 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards Nominations (2021) including POV “Through the Night”

4 Imagen Award Wins and 7 Nominations (2021) including AMERICAN MASTERS “Unladylike2020: Jovita Idar”

14 News and Documentary Award Wins and 52 Nominations (2021) including FRONTLINE, POV, INDEPENDENT LENS, NATURE, AMERICAN MASTERS and NEWSHOUR

1 Jackson Wild Award (2021) for KQED Deep Look - Born Pregnant: Aphids Invade with an Onslaught of Clones

3 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations (2021) including AMERICAN MASTERS and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

4 TCA Award Nominations (2021) including FRONTLINE and PBS KIDS

6 Daytime Emmy Wins and 16 Nominations (2021) including "This Old House" and PBS KIDS "Odd Squad" 

3 Critics Choice Real TV Award Nominations (2021) including AMERICAN MASTERS, POV and FRONTLINE

1 Gracie Award (2021) for Not Done: Women Remaking America

49 Telly Awards (2021) including PBS NewsHour and PBS Digital Studios

6 Peabody Award Wins and 12 Nominations (2021) including ASIAN AMERICANS, NEWSHOUR, and FRONTLINE

12 Webby Award Wins, 30 Nominations and 12 Honorees (2021) including PBS KIDS Game App

1 Christopher Award (2021) for "extraORDINARY : The Bill Atkinson Story"

7 BANFF World Media festival Rockie Awards Nominations (2021) including FRONTLINE “Italy’s Frontline: A Doctor’s Diary”

1 Academy Award Nomination (2021) for POV "The Mole Agent"

6 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards Nominations and 4 Wins (2021) Including NOVA "Chasing the Moon"

5 Writers Guild Award Nominations and 1 Win (2021) for FRONTLINE "Opioids, Inc"

1 Producer Guild Award Nomination (2021) for FRONTLINE “A Thousand Cuts”

10 NAACP Image Awards Nominations and 1 Win (2021) for INDEPENDENT LENS "Mr. SOUL!"

3 GLAAD Award Nominations (2021) includingPRIDELAND and PBS KIDS

10 Kidscreen Award Nominations and 8 Wins (2021) for PBS KIDS including "Molly of Denali"


May 2022