It’s no secret that public broadcasting has some pretty high quality programming. And, quite often, the shows that you see on UNC-TV earn not only critical praise but actual bona fide awards from serious award sources! So if you’ll indulge me – here are a few recent accolades tossed in the direction of public television.
The James Beard Media Awards are given annually by the James Beard Foundation and are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. The 2018 James Beard Media Awards were announced on Friday, April 27, and PBS and member station programs were awarded three Broadcast Media Awards in the following categories:.
Special (on TV or Web) – Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards last week and I’m pleased to report that PBS received 23 nominations. The PBS Kids program ODD SQUAD received eight nominations alone.
Winners of the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced October 6 and awards were presented at a ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. PBS programs were honored with 12 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization (Frontline and Independent Lens garnered four each). Congratulations to all the winners! Continue reading →
On Tuesday, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards. PBS programs received 46 nominations, the most earned by any organization.
Last Thursday, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. And even though Downton Abbey is nought but a memory, PBS programs still received 11 nominations. Masterpiece reaped the lion’s share of those nominations thanks to Victoria and Sherlock but here’s a list of all the PBS nominations…
Last week, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Entertainment Awards. The good news? PBS and PBS Kids programs received 31 nominations! In addition, APT (American Public Television) received seven nominations and NETA (National Educational Telecommunications Association) earned one, making for a combined total of 39 nominations for public media. The children’s series Odd Squad alone garnered an impressive fifteen nominations!
Here’s a list of all these PBS and public television nominees…
Outstanding Children’s or Family Viewing Series ODD SQUAD
Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program
Outstanding Culinary Program AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN – APT
THE MIND OF A CHEF
Outstanding Travel and Adventure Program JOSEPH ROSENDO’S TRAVELSCOPE – APT
Outstanding Special Class Series LANDSCAPES THROUGH TIME WITH DAVID DUNLOP – NETA
Outstanding Interactive – Enhancement to a Daytime Program or Series
CYBERCHASE: Save the Park!
Outstanding Interactive – Original Daytime Content
Outstanding Promotional Announcement – Topical
DAVID BOWIE: FIVE YEARS
BLACK AMERICAN SINCE MLK: AND STILL I RISE