The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

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  • Andi Mack
    Andi Mack

    NomineeA live-action series centered around a 13-year-old girl and the important things in any young person's life—family, friends and the journey of self-discovery....

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  • Planet Earth II
    Planet Earth II

    NomineeAn immersive wildlife experience exploring the joy, wonder and drama of the natural world....

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  • City of Ghosts
    City of Ghosts

    NomineeThe story of citizen journalists in Raqqa, Syria, as they face the realities of life undercover, on the run, and in exile, risking their lives...

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  • The Defiant Ones
    The Defiant Ones

    NomineeThe true story of music impresarios Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine and their transformative roles in defining contemporary culture over the past four decades....

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  • Motherland
    Motherland

    NomineeA study of the maternity ward at a Filipino public hospital tells a broader story of reproductive health and making ends meet in the midst...

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  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
    Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

    NomineeThe story of the Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings, and their five-year legal battle to defend themselves in the wake of the 2008...

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  • Strong Island
    Strong Island

    NomineeThe chronicle of a family across history, geography and tragedy, from the segregation of the Jim Crow South to the promise of New York City....

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  • Heroin(e)
    Heroin(e)

    NomineeThree women in Huntington, West Virginia fight against the opioid epidemic in the face of a national public health crisis....

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  • Tower
    Tower

    NomineeCombining archival footage with rotoscope animation, these untold stories revisit one of the first mass school shootings at the University of Texas in 1966....

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  • I Have A Message For You
    I Have A Message For You

    NomineeA Holocaust survivor's extraordinary story of survival and healing using a hybrid of animation, historical photos, and current-day documentary footage....

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  • The Bad Kids
    The Bad Kids

    NomineeA year in the lives of teachers and students at Black Rock Continuation High School, an alternative school for at-risk students in an isolated and...

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  • Jazz Night in America
    Jazz Night in America

    NomineeA multi-platform video web-series and accompanying radio program that explores American culture through its native art-form, jazz....

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  • Legion
    Legion

    NomineeBased on the Marvel Comics of the same name, the series follows a troubled man who grew up believing himself to be schizophrenic only to...

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  • One Day at a Time
    One Day at a Time

    NomineeThe reimagined version of the original Normal Lear sitcom told through the eyes of a Cuban-American family explores issues such as PTSD, sexism, religion/atheism, immigration,...

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  • Alias Grace
    Alias Grace

    NomineeBased on the novel by Margaret Atwood, the series tells the story of Grace Marks, a household servant in Canada in the 1800s who was...

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  • Bala Loca
    Bala Loca

    NomineeA political thriller/drama centered around a wheelchair-bound journalist seeking to revive his career by founding an independent digital news outlet aimed at investigating cases of...

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  • The Good Place
    The Good Place

    NomineeThe story of four unwitting fools who rededicate themselves to becoming better people through self-examination and the study of ethical theory in a funny and...

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  • Halt and Catch Fire
    Halt and Catch Fire

    NomineeThe final season of a relationship drama set during the rise of the tech industry in the 1980s and early 1990s that focuses on people,...

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  • Star Trek: Discovery
    Star Trek: Discovery

    NomineeThe latest installment in the sci-fi franchise addresses current issues and introduces a new cast of diverse, engaging characters....

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  • My Reality: A Hidden America
    My Reality: A Hidden America

    NomineeAn ongoing series chronicling the new reality of millions of Americans working harder than ever, struggling to stay in the middle class, and feeling unseen....

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  • Cracking the Code + Medical Waste
    Cracking the Code + Medical Waste

    NomineeAn ambitious crowdsourced journalism project from a television newsroom gave viewers insight to health care pricing and resulted in reporting that exposed a widespread, yet...

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  • Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: The Strongman - Ramzan Kadyrov
    Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: The Strongman - Ramzan Kadyrov

    NomineeA window into the world of the leader of Russia's Chechen Republic, a reclusive former warlord who uses a unique professional sports organization to fuel...

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  • Human Toll in Yemen
    Human Toll in Yemen

    NomineeA spotlight on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, where nearly three years of war have led to severe food and medical shortages in the country,...

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  • Leyla Santiago's Hurricane Maria Coverage
    Leyla Santiago's Hurricane Maria Coverage

    NomineeA native Puerto Rican's reporting on how Hurricane Maria transformed the lives of people on the island during and in the aftermath of the devastating...

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  • Predator In My Phone
    Predator In My Phone

    NomineeA team of young journalists uncover a shocking epidemic of child sexual crimes across Malaysia that left a trail of countless broken victims, and immediately...

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  • Sex.Right.Now. with Cleo Stiller
    Sex.Right.Now. with Cleo Stiller

    NomineeSex education series with service journalism approach that covers what most people never get in school (or after) and how we are relating to our...

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  • Ear Hustle
    Ear Hustle

    NomineeFirst-hand stories of life within the American prison system as told and produced by those incarcerated in San Quentin State Prison....

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  • Scene on Radio: Seeing White
    Scene on Radio: Seeing White

    NomineeA deep dive into systemic white supremacy, examining its roots and peeling back a truer understanding of what racism is and how it functions in...

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  • The View from Room 205
    The View from Room 205

    NomineeAn intimate and unflinching look at the intersection of poverty and education from a single fourth-grade classroom at a school in one of the nation's...

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  • Charlottesville: Race & Terror
    Charlottesville: Race & Terror

    NomineeJournalists expecting to cover a small rally of white nationalist groups in Charlottesville, Virginia captured coverage that made it one of the most terrifying and...

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  • Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Taxpayers Taken for a Ride
    Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Taxpayers Taken for a Ride

    NomineeA years-long investigative series exposed a web of corruption, financial mismanagement, and conflicts of interest at a government agency charged with getting children to school...

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  • The Whistleblower
    The Whistleblower

    NomineeA series of joint investigations with the Washington Post that exposed a war within the DEA over whether to hold the powerful drug industry accountable...

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  • Plight of Rohingya Refugees
    Plight of Rohingya Refugees

    NomineeCoverage of the plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims as the refugee crisis unfolded and trying to uncover the truth of what was...

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  • Inside Putin's Russia
    Inside Putin's Russia

    NomineeWeeklong series unearthing the roots of today's Russia—why President Vladimir Putin remains popular, why the country acts the way it does, how its propaganda machine...

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  • Fall of ISIS In Iraq and Syria
    Fall of ISIS In Iraq and Syria

    NomineeCoverage of the fall of ISIS in Iraq and Syria brought viewers directly into the final fight to push the terror group out of their...

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  • The Cut: Exploring FGM
    The Cut: Exploring FGM

    NomineeA woman's personal journey—from Somaliland and Kenya to Sweden—to explore the traditions and controversies inherent to female genital mutilation (FGM)....

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  • 74 Seconds
    74 Seconds

    NomineeThe story of how a routine traffic stop turned fatal made two men, Philando Castile and Jeronimo Yanez, national symbols in the debate over race,...

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  • Uncivil: The Raid
    Uncivil: The Raid

    NomineeThe long-buried story of the most ambitious covert operation of the entire Civil War, where more than 250 black men, recently escaped slaves, began to...

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  • The Pope's Long Con
    The Pope's Long Con

    NomineeBased on a tip, reporters uncover a history of criminal behavior and fabrications by a Kentucky legislator who rose to power by avoiding oversight by...

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  • Lost Mothers: Maternal Mortality in the U.S.
    Lost Mothers: Maternal Mortality in the U.S.

    NomineeA series of reports on how the U.S., which spends more per capita on health care than any other country, also has the highest rate...

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  • S-Town
    S-Town

    NomineeAn investigation of an alleged murder in small-town Alabama leads to an intimate exploration of one man's extraordinary life....

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  • Reporting on Sexual Abuse: “USA Gymnastics” and “Aly Raisman”
    Reporting on Sexual Abuse: “USA Gymnastics” and “Aly Raisman”

    NomineeAn investigation into one of the most remarkable sexual abuse scandals in the history of U.S. Olympic sports, featuring interviews with gold-medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman....

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