Shark Tank Awards: Emmy Nods to Critics’ Choice Wins

Beginning of Recognition (2012-2013)

The popular business-themed reality show “Shark Tank” has received numerous awards throughout its broadcasting years. In 2012, “Shark Tank” earned a Critics’ Choice nomination for Best Reality Series – Competition. It also gained recognition from the Producers Guild of America Awards and Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. In 2013, it won at the Television Critics Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming.

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Peak Winning Years (2014-2018)

2014 was another significant year for the show. At the Critics’ Choice Television Awards, “Shark Tank” clinched the Best Reality Series – Competition award, and in the same year, the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards lauded it as the Outstanding Structured Reality Program. In the subsequent years, the show continued to be a favorite, garnering wins in the Critics’ Choice Television Awards for 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. It also received further recognition in the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, winning the Outstanding Structured Reality Program category in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Special Recognitions: Directors and Hosts

Moreover, the show’s directors and producers weren’t the only ones receiving the spotlight. Ken Fuchs, a consistent director of “Shark Tank,” secured multiple nominations for his exceptional directing at both the Directors Guild of America Awards and the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Additionally, the distinctive ensemble of sharks was recognized too. Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, and Kevin O’Leary were nominated for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program in 2020 and the following years.

Outstanding Casting Nominations

Another aspect that cemented “Shark Tank” in the annals of television glory is its award-winning casting. The 2019 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards nominated Mindy Zemrak and Jen Rosen for Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program. This nomination persisted in 2021, with Erica Brooks Hochberg joining the ranks.

A Testament to Quality and Appeal

As of 2023, “Shark Tank” continues to be a contender at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, cementing its legacy as a favorite among both critics and audiences. As the show sails into the future, its history of awards and nominations stands as a testament to its enduring quality and appeal.