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Entry Deadline:

November 21, 2018

Late Deadline:

November 30, 2018

Enter by 11/30

Awards Gala Save the Date:
February 2019 // NYC

The Cynopsis TV Awards salute excellence in national TV programming, from writing and directing to casting and hosting. In addition, we recognize outstanding achievement across teams, platforms, and overall merit. In short, winning a Cynopsis TV Award is acknowledgement from your peers – and from the leading B2B digital publication in our industry—that your work has risen to the top in entertaining and enriching a broad audience.

Enter by 11/30

Cynopsis TV Awards Trophies



Regular Deadline:
November 21
(Standard entry fee: $549)

Late Deadline:
November 30
(Late entry surcharge: $649)

All entries must be submitted by Friday, November 30, 2018

Enter by 11/30


The awards are open to all individuals and teams worldwide including: production companies/studios, producers, networks, composers, lyricists, animators, video game developers/producers, mobile & app developers/producers, website developers, e-book creators/producers, licensing companies, marketing companies, pr firms, ad agencies, creative services teams, developers, interactive advertising/media, online film/video, and social content.

Vendors are also eligible to submit on behalf of a client, and the award program is open to national and international entrants.


  • To be eligible, the entry must have taken place (either in part or in full) between November 2017 and November 2018.
  • Some of the work must have occurred during this time, but it’s not necessary for it to be completed during the eligibility period.
  • Multiple entries are accepted, and a single entry can be submitted in more than one category.
  • Please follow the “How to Enter” instructions here for each additional category.


  • The price of each primary entry is $549 through November 21
  • If you submit the same entry into multiple categories, the additional fee is $200 per category
  • Payment in full must accompany the entry
  • All entries are non-returnable and non-refundable


Once your entry is submitted and paid, you will be emaied a receipt confirming the payment. The receipt includes payment date, amount and card number.

You can also download a full invoice that has all the entries paid for listed on it.

Entry Process

Entry Process

The entry process is completed solely online:
First, you will be guided through the registration process, and then the nomination (synopsis + supporting materials) and payment processes.

For TV Award Campaign/Content Categories:
Please include a 400-word synopsis describing your campaign, content, initiative, website (etc.) using the following subheadings:

  • Objectives
  • Strategy
  • Tactics
  • Execution
  • Evaluation of Success/Results/ROI

While these headings are not mandatory, we do recommend using as many as you can as it relates to your entry. The more information provided, the better!

Supporting Materials

Supporting materials should include the evidence of the success of your work.

Examples include:

  • Websites
  • ROI Stats
  • Media Coverage
  • Press Materials
  • Photos
  • Research Documents
  • Screenshots
  • Web Stats
  • Testimonials
  • Videos


How are the entries judged?

Entries are judged by a blue-chip panel of industry executives, as well as by the staff of Cynopsis. We evaluate each entry based on the criteria listed in the “How To Enter” section.

Who is eligible to win an award?

Any industry professional or team worldwide – corporate, agency, non-profit, academic institutions – involved in any aspect of televised media production, programming, reporting or marketing online, in print, or broadcast.

When and where will the awards gala be held?

The winners will receive their award during the Cynopsis TV Awards Gala in February 7, 2019 in NYC.

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W-9 Form Request

Questions about submitting your entry?

Please contact:

Cathy Pearson
Marketing Coordinator, Cynopsis Media

Interested in Advertising and Sponsorship Packages?

Please contact:

Mike Farina
VP, Sales & Marketing, Cynopsis Media



For award entries and event registration questions, contact:

Cathy Pearson, Marketing Coordinator

Cathy Pearson
Marketing Coordinator
Cynopsis Media


For award event sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Mike Farina
VP, Sales & Marketing
Cynopsis Media


For information on programming at the awards gala, contact:

Lynn Leahey
Editorial Director