There are a lot of awards given out in Hollywood. Once Upon a Time won its share after its first season.
Once Upon a Time won the 2012 ALMA award for Favorite TV Actress-Drama, Lana Parrilla.
Lana Parrilla also won the 2012 TV Guide awards for Favorite New Villain. The show itself won "Favorite New Series."
Jared Gilmore won the 2012 "Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actor" from the Young Artist Awards.
The show was nominated for three Primetime Emmys: Outstanding Costumes; Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup; and Outstanding Special Visual Effects.
The Teen Choice Awards nominated Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Ginnifer Goodwin and the show itself for awards. Keegan Connor Tracy was nominated for a Leo award for best guest female performance in a dramatic series. The Casting Society of America also nominated "Once Upon a Time" for an Artios Award.
Once Upon a Time also was nominated for a 2012 People's Choice Award for "Favorite New TV Drama", but lost to Person of Interest. It received the nomination for "Best Genre Series" at the 2011 Satellite Awards, but lost to American Horror Story. The program also received three nominations at the 2012 Visual Effects Society Awards, but all lost to Boardwalk Empire, Gears of War 3 and Terra Nova, respectively.
Once Upon a Time was nominated for two Saturn awards. The Saturn Awards were presented on Saturday, June 20, 2012.
The two nominations were for:
1. Best Network TV Series
2. Lana Parrilla for Best Actress
"Fringe" won both awards.
The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video. It is a non-profit organization founded in 1972.
Lana Parrilla personally won a 2013 NHMC award as a good role model.
"This year NHMC is honoring the following actresses with the NHMC Outstanding Performance in a Television Series Award:
Lana Parrilla for her role as the Evil Queen / Mayor Regina Mills in ABC’s Once Upon a Time. Parrilla’s performance as the alluring villain of parallel worlds, a mythical fairytale land and the modern fictional town of Storybrooke, Maine, has garnered her numerous accolades including TV Guide Magazine’s “Fan Favorite Villain.”