The Peabody Awards

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  • Planet Earth II
    Planet Earth II

    NomineeAn immersive wildlife experience exploring the joy, wonder and drama of the natural world....

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  • Human Toll in Yemen
    Human Toll in Yemen

    NomineeA spotlight on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, where nearly three years of war have led to severe food and medical shortages in the country,...

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  • Happy Valley
    Happy Valley

    The British crime drama isn't a new genre but Happy Valley offers a fresh take on it in the deceptively bucolic West Yorkshire setting of...

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  • European Migrant Crisis/A New Life in Europe/The Year of Migration
    European Migrant Crisis/A New Life in Europe/The Year of Migration

    The biggest news story in the summer of 2015 was the unprecedented flow of refugees from Syria, Libya and elsewhere, throngs of displaced persons attempting...

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  • Ebola
    Ebola

    Overstating the profound public service of the BBC World Service's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is practically impossible. The region is home...

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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

  • Peabody Award-Winning BBC Programs

    Peabody Award-Winning BBC Programs

    BBC television broadcasting began in earnest on June 7th, 1946, and it was a few short years later that the BBC won its first Peabody

  • Complete 67th Annual Peabody Awards (June 16th, 2008)

    Complete 67th Annual Peabody Awards (June 16th, 2008)

    35 recipients of the 67th Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on June 16, 2008 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

  • Inside Syria’s War
    Inside Syria’s War

    BBC World News provided vivid, on-the-ground coverage of Syria’s civil war that presented viewers with the undeniable and horrific realities of that conflict. By following...

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  • Orphan Black
    Orphan Black

    Orphan Black is a clone cyclone, a whirling dervish of a series that ponders identity, humanity, nature-versus-nurture, bioethics and genetic research – when it occasionally...

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  • Broadchurch
    Broadchurch

    Set in an idyllic coastal town in Britain, the eight-episode series Broadchurch revolves around the shocking murder of an 11-year-old boy, the emotional carnage that...

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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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  • Putin, Russia & The West
    Putin, Russia & The West

    In a remarkable four-hour documentary, key portions of the history of the early 21st Century are presented as a fine-grained tapestry. That history could have...

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  • Somalia: Land of Anarchy
    Somalia: Land of Anarchy

    Six years after his producer was shot dead in Somalia, BBC correspondent Peter Greste returned to the war-ravaged African nation to document everyday life. What...

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  • Institutional Award: Michael Apted's 'Up' Series
    Institutional Award: Michael Apted's 'Up' Series

    For nearly half a century, director Michael Apted has followed the life progress of 14 British children in his acclaimed Up series. Just 7 years...

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  • BBC.com
    BBC.com

    Developed for North America but translatable with a mere mouse click from English into more than 20 other languages, including Hindi, Portuguese and Swahili, BBC.com...

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  • Zimbabwe's Forgotten Children
    Zimbabwe's Forgotten Children

    Zimbabwe is a nation with shining, modern cities and breathtaking natural beauty, but also one with hideous poverty and squalor. Its repressive government is happy...

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  • The Day That Lehman Died
    The Day That Lehman Died

    This radio docudrama about the financial giant’s collapse opens with a euphoric, in-house meeting/pep rally at which Lehman Brothers executives boast of their enormous profits...

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  • Iran & The West
    Iran & The West

    The relationship between Iran and the West grows more dangerous with each nightly newscast. How did we get to this present day standoff? This spectacular,...

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  • White Horse Village
    White Horse Village

    To travel from Chongqing, the boomtown megalopolis on China’s east coast, to White Horse Village, deep in its interior, “is to travel two centuries in...

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  • American Experience: Two Days in October
    American Experience: Two Days in October

    Inspired by the book They Marched into Sunlight by David Maraniss, Two Days in October brings the Vietnam War in all its heartbreak back to...

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  • Bleak House
    Bleak House

    British television drama’s way with such prose writers as Jane Austen, Henry James and Thomas Hardy is well established and has won many awards, Peabodys...

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  • The Queen of Trees
    The Queen of Trees

    The complexity and interdependence of the Earth at large is demonstrated in microcosm by this breathtaking nature film, executive produced by Alan Root and, for...

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  • Galapagos: Born of Fire
    Galapagos: Born of Fire

    Formed in a geological ‘hot spot’ 600 miles off the west coast of South America, the Galapagos Islands range from barren volcanic rocks to lush...

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  • This World: Bad Medicine
    This World: Bad Medicine

    Bad Medicine focuses on a growing international problem—counterfeit drugs—and one woman’s campaign to stop them. Dr. Dora Akunyili, head of Nigeria’s National Agency for Food...

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  • BBC DoNation Season
    BBC DoNation Season

    A more focused and comprehensive public-service effort than BBC DoNation Season is hard to imagine. Responding to a critical shortage of organ donors in the...

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  • The Darfur Crisis
    The Darfur Crisis

    A series of searing reports from BBC journalists Andrew Harding, Ishbel Matheson, Hilary Andersson, Fergal Keane, Nicholas Witchell, Paul Wood, and Bridget Kendal, The Darfur...

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  • The Office
    The Office

    With no predictable jokes, no easy punch lines, no laugh track, and no known stars, The Office still manages to make audiences laugh out loud...

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  • Israel's Secret Weapon
    Israel's Secret Weapon

    This report, aired on BBC2’s Correspondent series, examines the wall of secrecy surrounding Israel’s production of nuclear weapons materials and devices. Reporter Olenka Frenkiel focuses...

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  • The Gathering Storm
    The Gathering Storm

    By the mid-1930s, 60-year-old Winston Churchill (Albert Finney)is all but irrelevant to British politics. His family fortune has been wrecked by the stock market crash....

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  • Walking with Dinosaurs
    Walking with Dinosaurs

    The ultimate dinosaur series, Walking with Dinosaurs introduces viewers to some of the most spectacular creatures the world has ever known. In this genuinely original...

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  • ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre:  David Copperfield
    ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: David Copperfield

    Of all his books, Charles Dickens wrote he liked David Copperfield best, and this star-studded adaptation by Adrian Hodges is also the best. Produced by...

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  • Endgame in Ireland
    Endgame in Ireland

    For years, peace in Northern Ireland seemed to be a perplexing illusion. For each step forward, there seemed to be one step back. Negotiations continued,...

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  • The Life of Birds by David Attenborough
    The Life of Birds by David Attenborough

    Spectacular imagery and impeccable science are combined in the dazzling ten-part series The Life of Birds by David Attenborough. Renowned natural history filmmaker, Sir David...

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  • When Good Men Do Nothing
    When Good Men Do Nothing

    Originally presented on the British public affairs program Panorama, this international co-production provided important evidence that the 1994 genocide in Rwanda had been foretold and...

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  • The Nazis: A Warning from History
    The Nazis: A Warning from History

    A superbly documented six-part series, The Nazis: A Warning from History is a chillingly thorough account of the Third Reich’s rise and fall. Using previously...

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  • The Human Body
    The Human Body

    The Human Body takes viewers on a voyage through the seven ages of existence using state-of-the-art photography and specially devised medical imaging to reveal how...

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  • People's Century
    People's Century

    As the millennium approaches, the Peabody Board anticipates numerous programs examining the major events, achievements, and tragedies of the 20th century. This landmark series by...

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  • Pride and Prejudice
    Pride and Prejudice

    With Pride and Prejudice, the BBC and A&E Television Networks have joined forces to create a splendid and lavish adaptation of Jane Austen’s timeless novel....

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  • Mobile Masterpiece Theatre's
    Mobile Masterpiece Theatre's "House of Cards," "To Play the King," and "The Final Cut"

    This superb trilogy tracks the career of scheming, conniving Prime Minister Francis Urquhart, masterfully played by Ian Richardson, as he nefariously seeks to secure his...

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  • Newsnight-Afghanistan
    Newsnight-Afghanistan

    This series of three exclusive reports by BBC foreign affairs editor John Simpson represents the kind of heroic battlefield reporting which has been recognized by...

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  • Wallace and Gromit
    Wallace and Gromit

    Aardman Animations uses virtuoso claymation to chronicle the zany lives of an eccentric inventor, Wallace, and his faithful, dog, Gromit. In this series of films...

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  • The Nineties: All Your Kisses Are Mine
    The Nineties: All Your Kisses Are Mine

    One of an eight-part series on British citizens over ninety years of age, All Your Kisses Are Mine is a powerful and poignant tribute to...

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  • Letter From America
    Letter From America

    The Peabody Award for the outstanding contribution to international understanding goes to Alistair Cooke, the American correspondent of the Manchester Guardian. In a series of...

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  • BBC Television for Promotion of International Understanding Through Television, Coverage of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
    BBC Television for Promotion of International Understanding Through Television, Coverage of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

    Institutional Award: BBC Television for Promotion of International Understanding Through Television, Coverage of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The maximum congregation...

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  • An Age of Kings
    An Age of Kings

    Entertainment and education became synonymous in An Age of Kings, a brilliant and imaginative portrayal of Shakespeare’s rich pageant of English history. Through the cooperation...

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  • Civilisation
    Civilisation

    At this confusing moment in our history when so much television is devoted to hawking Man’s failures, viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have...

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  • Treasures of the British Crown
    Treasures of the British Crown

    One of the really remarkable television programs of the year resulted when the BBC, in association with NBC, took American viewers on a fascinating tour...

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  • All Creatures Great and Small
    All Creatures Great and Small

    A Peabody Award goes to the British Broadcasting Corporation for All Creatures Great and Small. Few series have achieved the warmth and the charm of...

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  • Nothing Political/Mandela at 70
    Nothing Political/Mandela at 70

    In July 1988, on the occasion of Nelson Mandela’s 70th birthday (his 26th behind bars), the BBC broadcast a touching tribute to be heard among...

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