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Exhibit Special Features


Over the past 50 years, Maryland Public Television has earned hundreds of local, regional, and national awards for its outstanding productions, outreach programs, and fundraising efforts – including four national Emmy® awards, 164 regional Emmy® awards, several James Beard Foundation awards for cooking productions, a Peabody Award earned by ITV, the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award for journalism, and CINE Golden Eagle awards, among many others.

CPB Bartleby Award

Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 1978, Award — Excellence in Local Television Programming for "Bartleby, The Scrivener"

Golden Eagle Award

Cine Golden Eagle Award, 1989 — for "Other Faces of AIDS"

Golden Wheel Award

Golden Wheel Award, 1999 — for "Motorweek - TV Magazine"

James Beard Award

The James Beard Award for Excellence, 1998 — Best National Television Cooking Program


NATPE International Award, 1988 — IRIS Winner for "Crabs #406"

PBS Award

PBS, 1994 — Award for Excellence in Technical Quality

Telly Award

Telly Award, 1996 — for "Numbers Alive - Points Unknown"

Webby Award

Webby Award, 2005 — for "Knowing Poe"

Empixx Award

EMPixx Award, Historic Regional Program Category, 2011 — Platinum Award Winner for "Chesapeake Bay Bridge: Spanning the Bay"