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Peabody Awards: ‘Summer of Soul’ and ‘The Underground Railroad’ Among Final Round of Winners

The Peabody Awards have today announced their fourth round of winners, which include Hulu’s Oscar-winning documentary Summer of Soul, Netflix’s Emmy-winning Bo Burnham: Inside and Amazon’s Emmy-nominated limited series The Underground Railroad. Other notable winners include Netflix’s animated series City of Ghosts, HBO Max’s documentary series Exterminate All the Brutes and PBS’ documentary Mayor. Winners […]

Peabody Awards: ‘We Are Lady Parts,’ ‘In the Same Breath’ Among Third Round of Winners

The Peabody Awards have today announced their third round of winners, with We Are Lady Parts and The Wonder Years taking home prizes in the entertainment category. Other notable winners include the HBO Max documentary In the Same Breath, which was presented by Lisa Ling, and ABC News’ The Appointment, presented by Jenny Slate. Winners […]

Sheryl Lee Ralph Presents Peabody Award to ABC’s ‘Wonder Years’ Reboot

ABC’s Wonder Years reboot is the latest recipient of a 2022 Peabody Award, The Hollywood Reporter can reveal. Presenter Sheryl Lee Ralph points out how the 1960s-set sitcom — now set in Montgomery, Alabama, where audiences follow the Black, middle-class Williams family — highlights some of the “awful truths” she experienced growing up as a […]

Peabody Awards: ‘My Name is Pauli Murray,’ ‘Hacks’ Among Second Round of Winners

The 2022 Peabody Awards have announced the second round of winners, which includes My Name is Pauli Murray in the documentary category and Hacks in the entertainment category. The New York Times’ Day of Rage: How Trump Supporters Took the U.S. Capitol won in the news category alongside PBS NewsHour’s January 6th Reporting. Other winners […]

Peabody Awards: ‘Dopesick,’ ‘High on the Hog’ Among First Round of Winners 

Hulu’s Dopesick and Netflix’s High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America are among the first round of winners for the 82nd annual Peabody Awards. Dopesick is a winner in the entertainment category along with FX’s Reservation Dogs, as revealed earlier Monday morning. High on the Hog is a winner in the documentary […]

Ethan Hawke Presents Peabody Award to ‘Reservation Dogs’: “Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen”

Reservation Dogs is one of the winners of the 2022 Peabody Awards. Ethan Hawke presented the award to FX’s Indigenous-centric comedy, co-created by Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo, in the below video, calling Reservation Dogs a “brilliant coming-of-age series [that] is unlike anything we’ve ever seen.” The show, which features all-Indigenous writers, directors and series […]

Peabody Awards: Morgan Freeman, Jon Stewart, Melissa McCarthy and Riz Ahmed to Present Honors to Winners (Exclusive)

Melissa McCarthy, Morgan Freeman, John Legend, Kevin Bacon, H.E.R., Ethan Hawke, Jon Stewart, Hasan Minhaj, Riz Ahmed, LeVar Burton, Jenny Slate, Malcolm Gladwell and Amanda Seales are among the stars set to present the winners of the 2022 Peabody Awards, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. All 30 winners of the 82nd annual awards will […]

Peabody Awards: Dan Rather Recognized With Career Achievement Honor

Dan Rather, the longtime anchor of CBS Evening News from 1981 to 2006, was presented with the Peabody Career Achievement Award on Tuesday. Country music legend Dolly Parton presented Rather with the award, which honors “individuals whose work and commitment to broadcasting and digital media have left an indelible mark on the field and in […]

Peabody Awards: ‘Dopesick,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Summer of Soul,’ ‘Reservation Dogs’ Among Nominees

Dopesick, Hacks, Only Murders in the Building, Reservation Dogs, Summer of Soul, The Underground Railroad, The Wonder Years and Yellowjackets are among the 60 nominees for this year’s Peabody Awards, which were unveiled Wednesday. The nominees “represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and streaming media during 2021” and were chosen unanimously […]

Iconic Adventure Game ‘Journey’ Among Recipients of Peabody Digital and Interactive Storytelling Awards (Exclusive)

The Peabody Awards has revealed the winners for its newest category: digital and interactive storytelling. Included among the 16 legacy honors handed down by the board of jurors are projects in virtual reality, gaming, interactive journalism, social video, interactive documentary, augmented reality and transmedia storytelling. Narrative games such as thatgamecompany’s Journey feature among the 16 […]

Peabody Awards to Recognize Achievements in Interactive and Immersive Storytelling

The Peabody Awards on Tuesday unveiled the expansion of its award categories to include storytelling achievements in interactive, immersive and new media categories. Gaming, virtual and augmented reality, social video, interactive journalism, interactive documentary and transmedia storytelling are among the formats to be recognized. “The foundation of the Peabody Awards is honoring stories that matter. […]

Peabody Awards: Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show,’ ‘I May Destroy You,’ ‘Small Axe,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ Among Winners

I May Destroy You, Ted Lasso, Small Axe and Stephen Colbert’s Late Show are among the winners of the 2021 Peabody Awards, announced this week. The awards, recognizing the most compelling and empowering stories released across broadcast and streaming media in 2020, were presented in the categories of children’s and youth, documentary, entertainment, news, podcast/radio […]