They inspire young people to pursue tech careers: Person of Interest, Elementary, Star Trek Into Darkness and Nova were amongst honorees for the 2013 SET Awards.

Person of Interest writers Michael Sopczynski and Nic Van Zeebroeck with Nolan Bushnell, Atari rep

Honorees included:

Star‚Ä© Trek‚Ä© Into‚Ä© Darkness ‚Ä©and‚Ä© World ‚Ä©War‚Ä© Z‚Ä© (Feature‚Ä©Film)

‚Ä©The‚Ä© Big‚Ä© Bang‚Ä©Theory, Season‚Ä©6 ‚Ä©(Comedy‚Ä©Series)

Elementary 1x17‚Ä©‚Äď‚Ä©‚ÄúPossibility Two‚ÄĚ‚Ä©(Drama‚Ä©Series)‚Ä©

NCIS 10x16 ‚Ä©‚Äď‚Ä© ‚ÄúDetour‚ÄĚ ‚Ä©(Drama‚Ä©Series)

Person ‚Ä©of‚Ä© Interest, Season‚Ä©2 ‚Ä©(Technologist‚Ä©Award)‚Ä©

Grey‚Äôs‚Ä© Anatomy‚Ä©‚Äď‚Ä© ‚ÄúIdle‚Ä©Hands‚ÄĚ‚Ä©(Drama‚Ä©Series)

Space‚Ä© Warriors ‚Ä©(Hallmark TV‚Ä©Movie)


Escape 
from
 Planet
 Earth 
(Children’s 
Production)

‚Ä©The ‚Ä©Big ‚Ä©Brain ‚Ä©Theory: ‚Ä©Pure ‚Ä©Genius, Season‚Ä©1 (Discovery)

Myth Busters:‚Ä© Season‚Ä©11 ‚Ä©(Documentary/Unscripted‚Ä© Non‚ÄźFiction)

Nova:‚Ä© Season ‚Ä©40‚Ä© (PBS Documentary/Unscripted‚Ä© Non‚ÄźFiction)

Science‚Ä© of‚Ä© the‚Ä© Summer‚Ä© Olympics‚Ä© (NBC Original ‚Ä©Internet‚Ä© Content)

‚Ä©Fantastic ‚Ä©Four‚Ä©‚Äď‚Ä©‚ÄúRoad‚Ä© Trip‚ÄĚ (Marvel Comics)

The‚Ä© Jackhammer ‚Ä©Elegies, ‚Ä©‚Ä©by‚Ä© Stefan‚Ä© Jaeger (novel)

‚Ä©Bones 8x7 ‚Ä©‚Äď‚Ä©‚ÄúThe‚Ä© Bod ‚Ä©in ‚Ä©the‚Ä©Pod,‚ÄĚ‚Ä© Fox, (Scientist‚Ä©Award)

‚Ä©Iron ‚Ä©Man‚Ä© 3, Marvel ‚Ä©(Engineer‚Ä© Award)

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Drama Series Winner, Mark Goffman (Elementary) - Bill Nye with David McCallum (NCIS)

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About the awards:

The Annual Science, Engineering & Technology (SET) Awards highlight science in entertainment when it's so cool it inspires teens to choose‚Ä© tech careers. The SET Awards are produced by the Entertainment ‚Ä©Industries‚Ä© Council,‚Ä© Inc. (EIC) in collaboration with sponsors such as The Boeing Company.