Although it received mixed reactions, The Prisoner was nominated and even won a number of awards.
Below is a round up of the more important ones.
- Satellite Award: Best Miniseries (nominated) & Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television: Ian McKellen (nominated)
- PGA Awards: Television Producer of the Year in Longform: Michele Buck, Damien Timmer, Rebecca Keane and Trevor Hopkins (nominated)
- Emmy Awards: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: Ian McKellen (nominated) & Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Movie: Florian Hoffmeister for the episode "Checkmate" (nominated)
- Art Directors Guild: Excellence In Production Design Award: Michael Pickwoad, Claudio Campana, Delarey Wagenar, Emilia Roux and Delia de Villiers Minnaar (nominated)
- Saturn Award: Best Presentation on Television (nominated)