The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

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

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors have selected Carol Burnett to receive the first-ever Peabody Career Achievement, presented by Mercedes-Benz. The honor is reserved for...

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

    An Institutional Award goes to The Fred Rogers Company in recognition for carrying on the legacy of its eponymous founder, whose iconic children’s program debuted...

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  • Institutional Award: 60 Minutes
    Institutional Award: 60 Minutes

    Institutional Award goes to "60 Minutes," one of the nation's most enduring media institutions now celebrating 50 years on the air. Since its debut, the...

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  • Independent Lens: Newtown
    Independent Lens: Newtown

    An emotionally devastating film centered on the testimonies of the families, teachers, and first-responders of Newtown, Connecticut, who recount the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook...

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  • America ReFramed: Deej
    America ReFramed: Deej

    A bold step forward in inclusive filmmaking that allows David James (Deej) Savarese, a nonspeaking young man with autism, to tell his own story, focusing...

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  • Chasing Coral
    Chasing Coral

    This surprisingly emotional film expertly documents, through time-lapse underwater photographs, the effects of climate change on the rapid decimation of the world's coral reefs, events...

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  • Indivisible
    Indivisible

    An urgent, intimate portrait of heartbreak and determination, disappointment and victory as three young Dreamers navigate confusing immigration policy, bad faith on the part of...

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  • Last Men in Aleppo
    Last Men in Aleppo

    Masterful storytelling by civilian filmmakers at the heart of the Syrian crisis as they follow the volunteer group the White Helmets, who provide emergency services...

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  • Oklahoma City
    Oklahoma City

    Essential viewing that draws a line from armed standoffs at Ruby Ridge and Waco to the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, to tell the story...

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

    A vivid portrait of Maya Angelou, who, while best known as one of America's leading writers, also blazed a brave and original life as a...

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  • The Islands and the Whales
    The Islands and the Whales

    An exquisitely photographed documentary that explores the inextricable links between oceans poisoned by coal burning power plants and the direct impact they have on people...

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

    Powerful miniseries illuminating the greatest flaws of our criminal justice system through the tragic events and death of a young African-American who spent three years...

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  • American Vandal
    American Vandal

    A surprisingly insightful rumination on contemporary life, "American Vandal" slowly shifts focus from a high school student accused of a sophomoric prank/crime to the consequences...

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

    Building on the strength of its election year parodies, "SNL" doubled-down this year with wicked satiric portrayals of President Trump and a clownish coterie of...

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  • Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King
    Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King

    Hasan Minhaj delivers much more than a hilarious stand-up comedy special. "Homecoming King" is a deeply personal memoir—part Richard Pryor, part Spaulding Gray—that covers the...

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  • Insecure
    Insecure

    Issa Rae delivers a groundbreaking series that captures the lives of everyday young black people in Los Angeles with a fresh and authentic take. Breaking...

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  • The Handmaid's Tale
    The Handmaid's Tale

    "The Handmaid's Tale" offers a timely warning of a fascist, misogynist near future. Equal parts drama, horror, and science fiction, "The Handmaid's Tale" is captivating,...

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

    Each week, John Oliver and his team offer something completely new in the merger of comedy and reporting. While scathing in its political critique, the...

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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

    Mixing legal drama, crime thriller, and dark comedy, this "Breaking Bad" prequel of the earnest Jimmy McGill's transformation into Saul Goodman captures the professional and...

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

    In this impressive series from NBC5/KXAS's investigative news team, reporters unravel shady real estate deals by the Dallas County Schools (DCS) after a school bus...

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  • Inside Putin's Russia
    Inside Putin's Russia

    Special correspondent Nick Schifrin and producer Zach Fannin spent seven weeks in Russia, traveling to more than 12 cities to provide viewers context for thinking...

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

    CNN's war reporters revealed many sides of the fall of ISIS, and the devastation left in its wake. In addition to courageous correspondents, this notable...

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  • Charlottesville: Race and Terror
    Charlottesville: Race and Terror

    Last summer, horrified Americans watched as neo-Nazi supporters occupied Charlottesville's Emancipation Park to protest the removal of Confederate monuments. VICE reporter Elle Reeve and her...

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  • Uncivil: The Raid
    Uncivil: The Raid

    Public history and family stories intertwine for an imaginative retelling of the pivotal role played by 250 newly escaped slaves struggling for freedom during the...

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

    This collaborative series examines a crisis rarely talked about: Why does the U.S., which spends more per capita on health care than any other country,...

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

    This incredible podcast about a local politician known as "the Pope" demonstrates the importance of checks and balances—and of dogged local journalism. Reporters R.G. Dunlop,...

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  • S-Town
    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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  • The Whistleblower
    The Whistleblower

    Sophisticated business reporting from "60 Minutes" and The Washington Post resulted in a far-reaching investigation into how the Drug Enforcement Administration was hobbled in its...

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  • 74 Seconds
    74 Seconds

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

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  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    A period drama and feminist comedy, Amy Sherman-Palladino's story of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" centers on the emergence of a 1950s female comedian who runs...

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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 travels to...

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  • Plight of Rohingya Refugees
    Plight of Rohingya Refugees

    With their media access restricted, BBC correspondents worked to pursue reports of entire villages destroyed and people being slaughtered as more than half a million...

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