The Peabody Awards

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  • Wild Kratts
    Wild Kratts

    Nominee Brothers Chris and Martin Kratt travel the globe in this animated comedy adventure series where they meet and rescue amazing animals by activating their...

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  • VEEP
    VEEP

    Nominee With Selina Meyer now President of the United States, she and her staff must grapple with how to make her seem more presidential on...

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  • The Memory Palace
    The Memory Palace

    Nominee Hosted by Nate DiMeo, this monthly podcast features interesting historical narratives concerning such subjects as the Cardiff Giant and the CIA project Acoustic Kitty....

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  • Gravity Falls
    Gravity Falls

    
Nominee Twelve-year-old twins Dipper and Mabel Pines spend summer vacation with their Great Uncle Stan Pines, unraveling local mysteries in the fictitious town of Gravity...

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  • Fresh Off The Boat
    Fresh Off The Boat

    Nominee A classic immigrant story set in the mid-1990s, told through the eyes of a first-generation Asian-American kid after his family relocates to suburban Florida...

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  • Fargo
    Fargo

    Nominee The second season of the midwestern "true crime" drama follows a young State Trooper as he investigates a case involving a local crime gang,...

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  • Catastrophe
    Catastrophe

    Nominee A heartwarming comedy set in London about an Irish woman and American man who struggle to begin a relationship after a short fling during...

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  • Book of Negroes
    Book of Negroes

    Nominee The epic story of Aminata Diallo, a young girl abducted from her West African village, and her decades-long journey from enslavement to freedom....

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  • Homecoming
    Homecoming

    Nominee A story centered around a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life....

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  • The Night Of
    The Night Of

    Nominee Series that delves into the intricacies of a murder case in New York City and what happens to suspects before they are ever found...

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  • This Is Us
    This Is Us

    Nominee A modern dramedy that challenges everyday presumptions and stereotypes....

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  • Stranger Things
    Stranger Things

    Nominee The search for a young boy who seemingly vanishes into thin air in Hawkins, Indiana in the 1980s....

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  • Marvel's Luke Cage
    Marvel's Luke Cage

    Nominee A sabotaged experiment leaves Luke Cage with super strength and unbreakable skin in modern-day Harlem....

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  • Cleverman
    Cleverman

    Nominee A young man in denial of his culture and estranged from his family becomes an unexpected hero with the power to unite two disparate...

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  • American Crime
    American Crime

    Nominee Issues of sexual orientation and socioeconomic disparity come to a roil when lurid photos of a high school boy are posted on social media...

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  • Great Performances: Hamilton's America
    Great Performances: Hamilton's America

    Nominee History and the creative process behind Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway phenomenon, "Hamilton."...

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  • Entertainment, Children’s & Youth Winners Named

    Entertainment, Children’s & Youth Winners Named

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed today nine Entertainment winners, including Children's & Youth, for programs released in 2017. Honorees include a dystopian look

  • The Peabody 30: Award Winners for 2016

    The Peabody 30: Award Winners for 2016

    2016 Peabody Award Winners

  • Entertainment winners named for Peabody 30

    Entertainment winners named for Peabody 30

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors today revealed seven Entertainment programs that are among this year's Peabody 30. Honorees include Beyoncé's sublime visual album, stories

  • Horace and Pete
    Horace and Pete

    Horace and Pete is a true original, a melding of contemporary politics and serialized storytelling with a throwback approach to in-studio drama harkening back to...

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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 Lindy Cameron, director Donald Coutts, lead writer Sergio Casci and star Cherry Campbell discuss the high stakes involved in adapting Katie Morag from

  • Submission Window Announced for 76th Peabody Awards

    Submission Window Announced for 76th Peabody Awards

    The new submission period for Peabody Awards entries will open on October 13, 2016 and run through January 9, 2017. Entries made during

  • Complete 75th Annual Peabody Awards (May 21, 2016)

    Complete 75th Annual Peabody Awards (May 21, 2016)

    33 recipients of the 75th Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on May 31, 2016 at Cipriani Wall Street® in New York City. The

  • 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

  • Katie Morag
    Katie Morag

    Adapted for television from Mairi Hedderwick's series of books, Katie Morag ferries viewers to the fictional Scottish isle of Struay to follow the adventures of...

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  • Wolf Hall
    Wolf Hall

    The greatness of Wolf Hall lies in the way it re-invents a familiar genre, the historical costume drama, and moves it to an entirely new...

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  • UnREAL
    UnREAL

    Reality television is known as much for formulaic convention as for an explosion of current shows, but UnREAL demonstrates how much more can be said...

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  • Transparent
    Transparent

    Everyone in the Pfefferman family is restless. Maura is still coming to terms with her new life as a woman, and her ex-wife, Shelley, is...

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  • The Leftovers
    The Leftovers

    Set several years after the unexplained disappearance of 2 percent of the world's population, The Leftovers powerfully mines complex emotional states that are rarely so...

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  • MR. ROBOT
    MR. ROBOT

    Even now, with high-quality dramatic series superabundant, everyday real-world problems mostly go untouched thematically. MR. ROBOT is a huge exception. It's ready to rumble with...

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  • Master of None
    Master of None

    It could have been just another TV comedy about a 30-something guy and his buddies in Manhattan. But actor-comedian Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) instead...

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  • Marvel's Jessica Jones
    Marvel's Jessica Jones

    In 2015, superheroes were everywhere in American media - with both DC and Marvel extending their franchises through epic feature films and long-form tv series....

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  • Deutschland 83
    Deutschland 83

    Though the cold war belonged primarily to the U.S. and USSR, its impact was felt most directly in the countries physically split by the...

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  • black-ish
    black-ish

    black-ish sits comfortably within several American TV traditions: It's a traditional family comedy with parents who love each other deeply, despite their occasional bickering; it's...

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  • Beasts of No Nation
    Beasts of No Nation

    A young boy named Agu is ripped from his village in an unnamed West African country and forced to serve in a guerrilla army, living...

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  • The 60 Peabody Finalists

    The 60 Peabody Finalists

    For the first time in its 75-year history, 60 finalists have been named by the Peabody Awards' Board of Jurors for 2015, from which a

  • Mad Men
    Mad Men

    A haze of cigarette smoke clouds the office. The sideboard is stocked with liquor and glasses. This is where the advertising men who inhabit Mad...

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  • Scandal
    Scandal

    Not many people could balance efforts to destroy an ultra-dangerous, super-secret government organization with running the re-election campaign for the President of the United States....

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  • Hopkins
    Hopkins

    Medical drama is one of television’s oldest genres, dating back to Medic in the early 1950s. In Hopkins, filmed at the revered Johns Hopkins teaching...

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  • Institutional Award: Doctor Who
    Institutional Award: Doctor Who

    Much like its eponymous character, Doctor Who has gone through numerous iterations since its creation in 1963. Including its original run of 26 seasons, various...

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  • Jeopardy!
    Jeopardy!

    “A three-day competition pitting past champions against an artificial intelligence machine dubbed “Watson” underscored this long-running quiz show’s iconic status while reminding us how much...

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  • Onion News Network
    Onion News Network

    News parody is nothing new in electronic media. The irreverent “Weekend Update” has been a staple of Saturday Night Live since its debut in 1975,...

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  • Institutional Award: Austin City Limits
    Institutional Award: Austin City Limits

    What began in 1976 as a showcase for music of the Lone Star State—Tejano, Western swing, Texas blues, outlaw country, rock-‘n’-roll—has long since evolved into...

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  • Endgame
    Endgame

    In the 1980s, South Africa was on the verge of violent revolution. The black national liberation movement, led by the African National Congress, was poised...

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  • A Lesson Before Dying
    A Lesson Before Dying

    In this exceptional teleplay, the acclaimed Ernest J. Gaines novel is vividly brought to life by writer Ann Peacock and a superb acting ensemble (including...

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  • Personal Award: Oscar Brand
    Personal Award: Oscar Brand

    In December 1995, Oscar Brand celebrated his 50th anniversary as host of the Folksong Festival on WNYC, New York’s municipal radio station. In that half...

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  • The Ernest Green Story
    The Ernest Green Story

    In 1957 Ernest Green and eight other African-American students attempted to enroll in Central High School. Racial barriers had supposedly fallen three years earlier after...

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