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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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  • 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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  • Insecure
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Lemonade
    Lemonade

    Adroitly bringing together stories about betrayal, renewal, and hope, Lemonade draws from the prolific literary, musical, cinematic, and aesthetic sensibilities of black cultural producers to...

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  • VEEP
    VEEP

    When Scottish director Armando Iannucci launched VEEP on HBO five years ago, the satiric sitcom's take on insider D.C. was so spot on that its...

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  • Peabody Conversations: The Leftovers

    Peabody Conversations: The Leftovers

    "Life is a struggle, and when a show goes right at the heart of it, that's what people gravitate towards," says Justin Theroux, a cast

  • The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
    The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

    Director Andrew Jarecki's stylish, detailed examination of suspicions that new york real-estate scion Robert Durst was connected to three unsolved deaths would have been notable...

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  • Night Will Fall
    Night Will Fall

    When images of the Nazi concentration camps flooded collective consciousness in 1945, few expected that other images were being prevented from public display. Night Will...

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  • Honoring the Impact of John Oliver's Last Week Tonight

    Honoring the Impact of John Oliver's Last Week Tonight

    John Oliver is no journalist — at least, not in the classic sense of the word. He revels in his own lack of authority,

  • Garry Shandling Cuts Close with Larry Sanders

    Garry Shandling Cuts Close with Larry Sanders

    This is part of an ongoing series focusing on Peabody-winning HBO shows. Flawed, narcissistic, yet surprisingly lovable, the complicated fictional characters of

  • James Brown & the Music of the Civil Rights Era

    James Brown & the Music of the Civil Rights Era

    The 1960s brought The Beatles and The Rolling Stones to the United States, and rock 'n' roll surged in popularity on AM radio and American

  • The Newburgh Sting
    The Newburgh Sting

    When federal entrapment ends up imprisoning four petty criminals for 25 years on charges of terrorism, eyes widen with cries of a miscarriage of justice....

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

    Good satire helps citizens cope. It announces what's wrong and assures us that others have noticed, too. It encourages us to come together – first...

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  • HBO and Peabody Awards' #HBONight at Tate Center

    HBO and Peabody Awards' #HBONight at Tate Center

    Home Box Office will preview the new-season openers of three of its hit shows, including the Peabody Award-winning Game of Thrones, at the University of

  • Complete 62nd Annual Peabody Awards (May 19, 2003)

    Complete 62nd Annual Peabody Awards (May 19, 2003)

    31 recipients of the 62nd Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on May 19, 2003 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

  • Complete 61st Annual Peabody Awards (May 20, 2002)

    Complete 61st Annual Peabody Awards (May 20, 2002)

    34 recipients of the 61st Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on May 20, 2002 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

  • Russell Simmons Turns Poetry into Literate TV

    Russell Simmons Turns Poetry into Literate TV

    This is part of an ongoing series focusing on Peabody-winning HBO shows. Russell Simmons stands among a small group of people that used


  • "In Treatment": HBO's Emotional Breakthrough

    This is part of an ongoing series focusing on Peabody-winning HBO shows. Although not usually listed alongside The Sopranos, Deadwood and The Wire

  • HBO Shows that Brought Home Peabodys

    HBO Shows that Brought Home Peabodys

    The origin of our current era of prestige television couldn’t be written without a huge section devoted to HBO. Officially launched in

  • Life According to Sam
    Life According to Sam

    A scrawny boy with wire-rimmed glasses, a bald head and the gaunt face of an elderly man looks squarely into the camera near the beginning...

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  • Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God
    Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God

    Mea Maxima Culpa investigates and exposes the atrocious crimes of a Milwaukee priest who sexually abused more than 200 deaf children in a school under...

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  • Six by Sondheim
    Six by Sondheim

    In an ABC News clip included in Six By Sondheim, Stephen Sondheim, the celebrated Broadway composer and lyricist, tells Diane Sawyer he regrets never having...

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  • Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present
    Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present

    At one point, while training young artists who will participate in the Museum of Modern Art retrospective exhibition of her work, Marina Abramovic defines the...

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  • The Loving Story
    The Loving Story

    In Nancy Buirski’s beautifully spare documentary film, a fundamental truth about the history of segregation is revealed almost in passing –- that so much of...

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  • Girls
    Girls

    An edgy coming-of-age comedy-drama about 20-somethings living in Brooklyn, Girls grows out of the experiences of one woman –- Lena Dunham, the writer, director and...

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  • Game Change
    Game Change

    From the best-selling book by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, writer Danny Strong pulled out one of the most intriguing stories from the 2008 Presidential...

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  • Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
    Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

    Bryant Gumbel’s long-running series could just as easily be titled Real Life. Sports is its springboard, but from its inception it has been more concerned...

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  • Game of Thrones
    Game of Thrones

    George R.R. Martin‘s A Song of Ice and Fire is the kind of book series that begs for cinematic rendering. It‘s a sprawling fantasy epic...

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  • Treme
    Treme

    Renowned for its French Creole culture, its Mardi Gras celebrations and music, New Orleans gained a new, unwanted legacy after Hurricane Katrina hit in August...

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  • 12th & Delaware
    12th & Delaware

    In 1999, an anti-abortion organization in Fort Pierce, Florida, bought a house across the street from A Woman’s World, an abortion clinic, and established the...

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  • Nanking
    Nanking

    Nanking is history in intimate form. In broad outline, the Japanese invasion of China in the 1930s and the events that came to be known...

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  • Thrilla in Manila
    Thrilla in Manila

    Few would disagree that boxing is a brutal sport. Among those who follow the game, few would deny the key roles played by the two...

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  • Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals
    Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals

    In any arena—sport, politics, even religion—there are occasions when key individuals emerge as defining figures. In such instances the very meaning of those larger arenas...

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  • The Gates
    The Gates

    In 1979, provocative grand-scale artists Christo and Jean-Claude approached New York City with a proposal to create a temporary work of art in Central Park....

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  • For Neda
    For Neda

    Neda Agha-Soltan, 26, became the face of the struggle for freedom in Iran after she was shot in the heart by a sniper at a...

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  • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

    To viewers puzzled or mystified by the very notion of “Africa,” to those who dwell on images of jungles, safaris, drought and famine, this television...

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  • Temple Grandin
    Temple Grandin

    Temple Grandin is an autistic woman who discovered she had unique insights into animal psychology and parlayed her gifts into a PhD, livestock-industry consulting, lecturing...

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  • The Pacific
    The Pacific

    America’s engagement in the Pacific combat theatre of World War II remains a powerful memory for members of “The Greatest Generation.” Now, for millions of...

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  • If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise
    If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise

    While Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke (itself a Peabody winner in 2006) was the most significant filmic reconstruction of the events surrounding Hurricane Katrina,...

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  • In Treatment
    In Treatment

    HBO’s innovative dramatic series In Treatment moved to New York City and into its own in its powerful second season. The show’s daring, demanding format—half-hour...

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  • Hear and Now
    Hear and Now

    In this lovingly produced documentary, director Irene Taylor Brodsky chronicles the outcomes of a major decision made by her parents, Paul and Sally Taylor. In...

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  • Entourage
    Entourage

    In Hollywood, it takes an entourage to make a star. Or, perhaps, the star makes the entourage. When actor Vince Chase (Adrian Grenier) broke through...

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  • John Adams
    John Adams

    In an age when executives, politicians and even statesmen live their lives before cameras of all shapes and sizes, an age when the internet enables...

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  • To Die in Jerusalem
    To Die in Jerusalem

    Few if any events are more terrible for a parent than the loss of a child. To Die in Jerusalem explores the anguish of two...

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  • Baghdad ER
    Baghdad ER

    Baghdad ER, an unflinching look at the Iraq War from the perspective of the 86th Combat Support Hospital in the center of the besieged capital,...

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  • Taxi to the Dark Side
    Taxi to the Dark Side

    The hideous death of an Afghani taxi driver while in U.S. military custody in 2002 gave director Alex Gibney the central thread of this searing...

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  • Dare to Compete: The Struggle of Women in Sports
    Dare to Compete: The Struggle of Women in Sports

    A Peabody Award honoree last year for the consistent excellence of its sports documentaries, HBO Sports continues its impressive run with two more awards for...

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  • Journey of the African-American Athlete
    Journey of the African-American Athlete

    As we celebrate the golden anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s arrival to the Brooklyn Dodgers, and the ascendancy of Masters champion Tiger Woods, Home Box Office...

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