The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Complete 61st Annual Peabody Awards (May 20, 2002)


Wes Unruh - 12/1/2014


34 recipients of the 61st Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on May 20, 2002 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The winners were chosen by the Peabody board as the best in electronic media for the year 2001. Walter Cronkite emceed. Recipients included ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, UPN, the WB, BET, Comedy Central, HBO, Channel Four, and WGBH, among others. Winning shows included Blue’s Clues, The Bernie Mac Show, Third Watch, The DNA Files, 60 Minutes II, and Band of Brothers. Full list of 2001 winners: Link.