Television

Call for Entries:CLOSED
Winners Announced: February 2, 2017
The Parents' Choice Awards® Television category is open to:
  • Local or National Series or Mini-Series
  • Series Originally Broadcast Online
  • Interstitial Programming
  • Special or Television Movie
  • Documentary
  • Public Service Announcement (PSA)
  • Science
  • Arts
  • History
Submission Requirements
  1. Two (2) copies of each program title submitted. All entries must be on DVD.
  2. Digital image of show.
  3. Total entry fee.

Daily or weekly series
Please enter two (2) copies each of three (3) episodes per program submission.

Public Service Spots and Interstitial Mini-programs
Single or multiple spots on a 10-minute DVD must have 15-second interval between spots.
Please include at least two (2) copies each of three (3) spots from a series.

Submission Fees

Type of Programming Entry Fee
National Series (Weekly/Daily), Mini-Series, Special, Television Movie, Documentary, History, Arts, Science, including Series Originally Broadcast Online
1-10 submissions
$250/show
National Series (Weekly/Daily), Mini-Series, Special, Television Movie, Documentary, History, Arts, Science
11 or more submissions
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Parents' Choice
Interstitial Programming/PSA $250/show
Original Local Series $250/show
General Criteria

Television category now includes programs and shorts aired on broadcast and cable networks as well as original content created for and shown online.

Shows must be in English or include English language subtitles.

General Criteria include excellent production values, universal human values, appeal to children, age appropriateness.

The Parents' Choice Awards committees look for products that entertain and teach with flair, stimulate imagination and inspire creativity. Judges are interested in how a product helps a child grow in many ways: socially, intellectually, emotionally, ethically, and physically. Products must be free of racial or gender bias. Above all, products must not extol violence. Parents' Choice does not evaluate curriculum.

Please Note: Specific results of product evaluations will not be released.

Products submitted to the Parents' Choice Awards program will not be returned. Submission fees will not be refunded.

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