The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

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  • Last Men in Aleppo
    Last Men in Aleppo

    After five years of war in Syria, the remaining citizens of Aleppo are getting ready for a siege. "Last Men in Aleppo" by Feras Fayyad...

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  • Charlottesville: Race and Terror
    Charlottesville: Race and Terror

    In August 2017, horrified Americans watched as neo-Nazi supporters occupied Charlottesville's Emancipation Park, protesting the removal of Confederate monuments. VICE reporter Elle Reeve embedded herself...

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  • S-Town

    From the opening moment of "S-Town," when the compelling voice of John B. McLemore crackles through the phone line peddling his dark suspicion of an...

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  • Career Achievement Award: Carol Burnett, presented by Mercedes-Benz
    Career Achievement Award: Carol Burnett, presented by Mercedes-Benz

    Carol Burnett might be one of the most unassuming pioneers in the history of television. Known for her good humor while taking questions from fans...

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  • Institutional Award: The Fred Rogers Company
    Institutional Award: The Fred Rogers Company

    In the history of American television personalities, few have been as universally loved as Fred McFeely Rogers. As creator and host of his iconic children's...

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  • Institutional Award: 60 Minutes
    Institutional Award: 60 Minutes

    When 60 Minutes first aired in 1968 as a "magazine for television"—featuring co-hosts Mike Wallace and Harry Reasoner—it was met with inattention from critics, indifference...

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  • Independent Lens: Newtown
    Independent Lens: Newtown

    "Newtown" is difficult important viewing. The documentary returns to the families, teachers, and first-responders of Newtown, Connecticut, to recount the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook...

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  • America ReFramed: Deej
    America ReFramed: Deej

    DJ Savarese ("Deej") is a nonspeaking young man with autism who communicates with others via text-to-voice synthesizer, and here, via documentary and poetry, tells his...

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  • Chasing Coral
    Chasing Coral

    Climate change is often described as a slow-moving catastrophe, a serious yet distant threat. "Chasing Coral," a Netflix documentary, upends that comfortable premise. As waters...

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  • Indivisible

    "Indivisible" tells the compelling story of Renata, Evelyn and Antonio, three DACA recipients or Dreamers whose courage, hope, and activism matter in the fight over...

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  • Oklahoma City
    Oklahoma City

    Nominally, "Oklahoma City" tells the story of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols' April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma...

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  • American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
    American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

    "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise" offers a sumptuous tribute to one of the most important artists of the 20th century—a love letter of hope,...

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  • The Islands and the Whales
    The Islands and the Whales

    On the isolated north Atlantic archipelago of the Faroe Islands, the longtime hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened by dangerously high mercury levels in...

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  • Time: The Kalief Browder Story
    Time: The Kalief Browder Story

    Watching Spike TV's six-hour miniseries on the life and death of Kalief Browder, viewers see every major problem in America's criminal justice system wrapped up...

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  • American Vandal
    American Vandal

    It was inevitable that the recent explosion of true crime documentaries across various media would spurn parody, but nothing else about "American Vandal" is inevitable....

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  • Saturday Night Live Political Satire 2017
    Saturday Night Live Political Satire 2017

    When real-life politics is a theater of the absurd, it's a common misnomer to say that television comedy writes itself. But nothing can be further...

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  • Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King
    Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King

    As a stand-up comedy special, "Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King" is very funny. But it is also much more than that: Minhaj tells a singular personal...

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  • Insecure

    Creator and star Issa Rae has helped fuel a TV revolution through her HBO series "Insecure" by focusing on something very basic: the struggles of...

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  • The Handmaid's Tale
    The Handmaid's Tale

    "The Handmaid's Tale" beautifully adapts and transforms Margaret Atwood's dystopian vision of a fascist, misogynist future. Following the Second American Civil War, waning fertility leads...

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  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

    Noting that John Oliver is a master political satirist doesn't quite do justice to his HBO show, "Last Week Tonight," and what it has become....

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  • A Series of Unfortunate Events
    A Series of Unfortunate Events

    Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" follows the tragic but brilliant Baudelaire orphans as they investigate their parents' deaths while surviving their wicked uncle's...

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  • Better Call Saul
    Better Call Saul

    Spinoffs are regularly regarded suspiciously as cash grabs with tired, derivative formulas; and prequels face their own challenges, if audiences feel they already know the...

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

    Taxpayers may take a closer look at spending in their own communities after viewing this impressive report from the investigative news team at NBC5/KXAS-TV in...

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  • Inside Putin's Russia
    Inside Putin's Russia

    PBS NewsHour special correspondent Nick Schifrin and producer Zach Fannin spent seven weeks in Russia, traveling to more than 12 cities as they provided viewers...

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

    Intense dramatic reporting from CNN's war reporters revealed many sides of the fall of ISIS, and the devastation left in its wake. Nick Paton Walsh...

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  • Uncivil: The Raid
    Uncivil: The Raid

    "Uncivil: The Raid" is public history and family stories at their best and most impactful. An imaginative storytelling of the pivotal role played by 250...

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

    In the public conversation on women's health, attention usually turns into debate over abortion, but NPR and ProPublica’s collaborative series—"Lost Mothers: Maternal Mortality in the...

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

    Working off a tip from a trusted source, reporter R.G. Dunlop and his colleagues Jacob Ryan and Laura Ellis at the Kentucky Center for Investigative...

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  • The Whistleblower
    The Whistleblower

    In an example of sophisticated business reporting, 60 Minutes and The Washington Post collaborated on this far-reaching investigation into how the Drug Enforcement Administration was...

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  • 74 Seconds
    74 Seconds

    On July 6, 2016, the police pulled over Philando Castile for a broken taillight. Seventy-four seconds later, police officer Jeronimo Yanez fired seven shots into...

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  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Miriam "Midge" Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) is a charming and supportive housewife and mother in 1958 New York City, until her aspiring comedian husband leaves her...

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  • The Cut: Exploring FGM
    The Cut: Exploring FGM

    Fatma Naib's personal journey to explore the traditions and controversies inherent to female genital mutilation (FGM) is a nuanced, culturally aware film. Naib, who grew...

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  • Plight of Rohingya Refugees
    Plight of Rohingya Refugees

    The BBC's series of reports on the unfolding exodus of Rohingya refugees reveals the devastation and cruelty of ethnic cleansing. As more than half a...

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