Winner 1990

American Playhouse

Comments on the excellence of American Playhouse would, no doubt, fill volumes. Awards presented to this outstanding television effort likewise would take substantial space to list. For nine seasons American Playhouse has been showcasing quality television. It has offered works by outstanding American playwrights and has presented adaptations of stories by distinguished American writers. During 1990 alone the series presented such quality works as Women and Wallace and An Enemy of the People. During the eight previous years it has attracted both seasoned filmmakers and has nurtured new talent. In examining its record, members of the Peabody Board indicated they wished to acknowledge the contributions of American Playhouse with the presentation of a Peabody Award.


Executive Producers: Lindsay Law, Samuel J. Paul. Producer: David Griffiths. Directors: Jack O’Brien, Deborah Reinisch.