The Peabody Awards

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  • The Ed Sullivan Show
    1956
    The Ed Sullivan Show

    For its consistent and successful presentation of a varied diet of the popular arts—varied in the true sense of variety, from dog acts to public figures, from singers to dancers, all put forth with verve and taste and a sense of the gaiety of pleasing the viewer—the George Foster Peabody Television Award for entertainment during 1956 goes to The Ed Sullivan Show.... read more

  • The Ed Sullivan Show
    1959
    The Ed Sullivan Show

    Television Contribution to International Understanding: With his Invitation To Moscow program of September 27, 1959, neatly timed to coincide with Khrushchev’s visit to America, and before that with the Spoleto Festival of July 19, 1959, Ed Sullivan turned his long-time top TV Sunday night vaudeville show into an imaginative and successful bid for better international relations. Not only in America was the reaction immediate and heartening. Russians and Italians as well cheered Sullivan, his producer, Bob Precht, and his American casts and crews. The Peabody Board applauds Ed Sullivan’s showmanship and acute awareness of the role prime-time television can play... read more