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  • Lemonade
    2016
    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
    2016
    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
    2015
    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
    2015
    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
    2014
    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
    2014
    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

  • 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
    2013
    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
    2013
    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
    2013
    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
    2012
    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
    2012
    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
    2012
    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
    2012
    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
    2012
    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
    2011
    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
    2011
    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
    2010
    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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  • Thrilla in Manila
    2009
    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
    2010
    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
    2008
    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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  • Dare to Compete: The Struggle of Women in Sports
    1999
    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
    1996
    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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  • Ali-Frazier 1: One Nation...Divisible
    2000
    Ali-Frazier 1: One Nation...Divisible

    The newest edition to HBO’s Peabody Award winning Sports of the 20th Century documentary series, Ali-Frazier 1: One Nation…Divisible chronicled the events that produced one...

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  • Fists of Freedom: The Story of the '68 Summer Games
    1999
    Fists of Freedom: The Story of the '68 Summer Games

    As much about the period as it is about the moment, this HBO Sports documentary recounts the racially charged atmosphere of the 1968 Olympics. By...

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  • I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School
    1993
    I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School

    Filmmakers Alan and Susan Raymond have earned Peabody recognition in the past for their innovative use of the new technology of portable video in The...

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  • Braingames
    1985
    Braingames

    Although cartoons have traditionally been popular with children, they have too frequently been mindless and passive entertainment providing nothing in return for the time spent...

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  • 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

  • Complete 56th Annual Peabody Awards Luncheon

    Complete 56th Annual Peabody Awards Luncheon

    31 recipients of the 56th Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on May 12, 1997 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

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