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

14 News and Documentary Award 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"

1 International Emmy Awards Nomination (2020) for FRONTLINE "For Sama"

6 Imagen Award Nominations and 3 Wins (2020) including VOCES and INDEPENDENT LENS

48 News & Documentary Emmy Award Nominations and 10 Wins (2020) including FRONTLINE and POV

6 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations (2020) including AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and INDEPENDENT LENS

18 Daytime Emmy Award Nominations and 1 Win (2020) for ODD SQUAD

12 Peabody Award Nominations and 7 Wins (2020) including POV and INDEPENDENT LENS

16 Webby Award Nominations and 8 Wins (2020)including PBS KIDS Video App

1 NAMIC Vision Award (2020)for PBS No Passport Required : Lifestyle

1 BAFTA Film Award (2020)for FRONTLINE "For Sama"

1 Academy Award®​ Nomination (2020) for FRONTLINE "For Sama"

August 2021