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  • Announcing 76th Annual Peabody Awards Finalists

    Announcing 76th Annual Peabody Awards Finalists

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors have selected 60 finalists that represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in electronic media during 2016. As

  • Peabody launches Media Center

    Peabody launches Media Center

    Peabody is launching the Peabody Media Center, a scholarly research center and digital media production arm of the prestigious Peabody Awards. The announcement was made

  • Peabody Conversations: Katie Morag

    Peabody Conversations: Katie Morag

    Executive producer L:indy Cameron, director Donald Coutts, lead writer Sergio Casci and star Cherry Campbell discuss the high stakes involved in adapting Katie Morag from

  • 75th Annual Entertainment & Children's Programming Winners

    75th Annual Entertainment & Children's Programming Winners

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors today announced the Entertainment and Children’s programs that are among this year’s Peabody 30 winners. The 11 honorees, revealed

  • The Peabody 30 - Complete Winner's List

    The Peabody 30 - Complete Winner's List

    2015 Peabody Award Winners

  • 1945
    "We March With Faith" for Outstanding Children's Program

    Outstanding Children’s Program: The award for an outstanding children’s program this year goes to one which has demonstrated through scores of broadcasts that the radio...

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  • 1943
    "Let's Pretend" for Outstanding Children's Program

    Outstanding Children’s Program: The award for the outstanding children’s program goes to Let’s Pretend.” Directed by Miss Nila Mack, this dramatization of great fairy tales...

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  • 1944
    "Philharmonic Young Artists Series" for Outstanding Program for Youth

    Outstanding Program for Youth: The Peabody medal for the outstanding youth program goes without hesitation to Station KFI, Los Angeles, for its notable series, Philharmonic...

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  • Books Bring Adventure
    1946
    Books Bring Adventure

    (Honorable Mention) No award is made this year for an outstanding children’s program for the simple reason that the committee could not find one which...

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  • The Children's Hour
    1947
    The Children's Hour

    (Honorable Mention) The Peabody Board and the Listening Posts have searched high and low for outstanding programs for children and too often what we found...

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  • Howdy Doody
    1948
    Howdy Doody

    The Peabody Award for a children’s program establishes a noteworthy precedent this year by going to a television feature: Howdy Doody. This beguiling puppet show,...

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  • Kukla, Fran and Ollie
    1949
    Kukla, Fran and Ollie

    Only the Fran of Kukla, Fran and Ollie is a live person—animator Burr Tillstrom’s Dorothy of Oz or Alice in Wonderland. The other “Kuklapolitans” are...

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  • Mind Your Manners
    1949
    Mind Your Manners

    (Honorable Mention) Predicated on the assumption that by popularizing the idea that it is smart to have good manners, such will become the normal behavior...

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  • Saturday at the Zoo and Zoo Parade
    1950
    Saturday at the Zoo and Zoo Parade

    A joint award for two similar programs, each consistently informative and remarkably entertaining, one a television visit to the Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, the other...

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  • Zoo Parade and Saturday at the Zoo
    1950
    Zoo Parade and Saturday at the Zoo

    A joint award for two similar programs, each consistently informative and remarkably entertaining, one a television visit to the Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, the other...

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  • Ding Dong School
    1952
    Ding Dong School

    Simple, sincere, and unpretentious, this unusual example of the Chicago brand of television has achieved amazing acceptance by the nation’s preschoolers and their busy mothers....

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  • Disneyland
    1954
    Disneyland

    An award in the field of Youth and Children to Walt Disney’s Disneyland, a program that has changed the bedtime habits of the nation’s children....

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  • Little Orchestra Society Concerts
    1956
    Little Orchestra Society Concerts

    With all the horrible noises, erroneously labeled music, that pollute the airwaves these days, it is a particular pleasure to salute an organization like The...

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  • Youth Wants to Know
    1956
    Youth Wants to Know

    Modeled after similar programs for adults, one of which, Meet The Press, has previously won a Peabody Award, Youth Wants To Know is a commendable...

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  • Captain Kangaroo
    1957
    Captain Kangaroo

    Captain Kangaroo is virtually the only genuine children’s program left on network television—certainly the only one which puts the welfare of the children ahead of...

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  • Wunda Wunda
    1957
    Wunda Wunda

    Wunda Wunda features well-chosen world-wide story material, songs, and action games, integrated with highly imaginative musical background. All segments of this delightful and wholesome series...

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  • College News Conference
    1958
    College News Conference

    Television Programs For Youth: At a time when a small fraction of the younger generation is making bad headlines, it is comforting and stimulating to...

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  • The Blue Fairy
    1958
    The Blue Fairy

    Television Programs For Children: The Peabody Award for the best children’s program goes to the imaginative and enchanting series, The Blue Fairy, which, through live...

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  • G.E. College Bowl
    1960
    G.E. College Bowl

    Through contests between two teams of students, G.E. College Bowl helps to focus the nation’s attention on the intellectual abilities and achievements of our college...

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  • Institutional Award: KPFK Radio for Locally Produced Programs
    1960
    Institutional Award: KPFK Radio for Locally Produced Programs

    The outstanding program series of KPFK of Los Angeles covered a wide range of subjects, such as, Arming to Parley, The Largest Question, Not Merely...

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  • Personal Award: Ireene Wicker for Children's Programs
    1960
    Personal Award: Ireene Wicker for Children's Programs

    Ireene Wicker brings to her weekly program, The Singing Lady, literate taste, tender understanding, wit, gaiety, and style. A benign sorceress as well as an...

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  • Expedition!
    1961
    Expedition!

    ABC’s Expedition! is a program utilizing authentic films of scientific expeditions in which young people can experience a sense of adventure—a program of wide interest...

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  • Carnival of Books
    1962
    Carnival of Books

    Carnival of Books is a happy carousel of stories, literary enchantment, and inspiration. Through this engaging program, Mrs. Ruth Harshaw, author and educator, has for...

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  • Exploring
    1962
    Exploring

    With taste, wisdom, and imagination, Exploring opens new vistas to the child viewer. As such, it merits a Peabody Award for television youth and children’s...

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  • Institutional Award: Television Information Office and National Association of Broadcasters, for a study resulting in the book
    1962
    Institutional Award: Television Information Office and National Association of Broadcasters, for a study resulting in the book "For the Young Viewer:Television Programming for Children...at the Local Level."

    To TIO and NAB, for their study which resulted in the book For the Young Viewer: Television Programming for Children at the Local Level (McGraw-Hill),...

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  • Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
    1962
    Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

    Long since recognized around the world as our greatest goodwill ambassador, Walt Disney has made a special impact on television with youngsters from six to...

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  • Mr. Novak
    1963
    Mr. Novak

    For restoring dignity and honor to the popular image of the American schoolteacher, for reminding our young people that there is no grander pursuit than...

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  • The Dorothy Gordon Youth Forum
    1963
    The Dorothy Gordon Youth Forum

    The Dorothy Gordon Youth Forum gives representative young people of our own and other nations the opportunity to voice their opinions and to hear the...

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  • Treetop House
    1963
    Treetop House

    Treetop House provides an exciting and satisfying visit each morning into a land of enchantment where preschool children “learn by doing.” Telecast “live” and in...

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  • A Charlie Brown Christmas
    1965
    A Charlie Brown Christmas

    Gentleness is a quality that is seldom understood by television’s writers or directors. A notable exception was telecast during the holiday season of 1965. It...

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  • Kup's Show
    1966
    Kup's Show

    This program clearly demonstrated the importance of educating young people and the general public to face the facts involved in the narcotic scourge which is...

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  • The Dorothy Gordon Youth Forum: Youth and Narcotics - Who Has the Answer?
    1966
    The Dorothy Gordon Youth Forum: Youth and Narcotics - Who Has the Answer?

    This program clearly demonstrated the importance of educating young people and the general public to face the facts involved in the narcotic scourge which is...

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  • The Dr. Seuss Programs
    1970
    The Dr. Seuss Programs

    Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who! is a superb example of how an inspired children’s book can be translated into an equally entrancing television show...

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  • The World of Stuart Little
    1966
    The World of Stuart Little

    Transferring a literary fantasy to the home screen without loss of either merit or appeal, The World Of Stuart Little exalted television and NBC’s Children’s...

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  • Mr. Knozit
    1967
    Mr. Knozit

    Mr. Knozit is something more than an “electronic babysitter.” It is a unique children’s program which has provided its followers with wholesome amusement and a...

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  • The Children's Film Festival
    1967
    The Children's Film Festival

    Selected from the best films from abroad, The Children’s Film Festival was a series of award-winning motion pictures for young viewers which provided a brilliant...

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  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
    1968
    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

    Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is an informal composite of songs, puppets, people, lessons, and ideas for children from 3 to 8. The programs combine the fantasy...

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  • J.T.
    1969
    J.T.

    A program created by CBS Television especially for young people that combined highly creative and imaginative writing and superb production. A landmark in children’s television...

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  • Sesame Street
    1969
    Sesame Street

    Where millions of pre-school age children gather for enchanted hours of an ultra-modern version of readin’, ‘ritin’, and ‘rithmetic’—a product of color television’s most research,...

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  • Hot Dog
    1970
    Hot Dog

    NBC Television has created a bright and happy program full of pleasure that opens the many doors of everyday life to answer the questions of...

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  • Make A Wish
    1971
    Make A Wish

    A program produced with understanding and respect for the intelligence of the youthful audience, Make A Wish is a creative mix of animation, film, graphics,...

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  • Personal Award: George Heinemann
    1971
    Personal Award: George Heinemann

    Long-time contributor to quality television programming for children and youth, George Heinemann is sensitive to their needs, interests and tastes. Fundamentally a master showman, he...

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  • Wisconsin On The Move
    1971
    Wisconsin On The Move

    Wisconsin on the Move shows what can be done when innovative uses of radio are brought to bear on the means of helping children in...

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  • ABC Afterschool Specials
    1972
    ABC Afterschool Specials

    A George Foster Peabody Award for presenting an outstanding series of hour-long specials, which successfully focused upon the interests and concerns of young people. The...

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  • Open Door
    1972
    Open Door

    A George Foster Peabody Award for a truly outstanding weekly series written and produced by and for high school students. Open Door is a program...

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