It was the first podcast to win a Peabody Award. NPR’s crime series Serial is set to return for a second season this year per an email blasted to subscribers. Season one was hosted by Sarah Koenig and explored the 1999 murder of teenager Hae Min Lee in Baltimore, Maryland and her ex-boyfriend's Adnan Syed's subsequent life sentence. Show More Summary
Peabody Award recipient Amy Schumer struck back at her haters with a brilliant piece on her Comedy Central sketch comedy show Inside Amy Schumer. Schumer spent all of Tuesday night's episode parodying the award-winning film 12 Angry Men, where the 12 jurors debate if she is hot enough to be on TV. Show More Summary
If this was an episode of The Wire, the critically acclaimed TV show about the inequalities of Baltimore, which many celebrated because it was "so real," there would be think pieces, empathy, and Peabody awards; but when a real lifeShow More Summary
Jennie Snyder Urman, showrunner on the hit dramedy (and Peabody Award winner), shines a light on the "power of representation" in television. read more
Langella will reprise his role as “Gabriel,” Philip and Elizabeth’s mysterious KGB handler.
Back in August, we learned that COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey won an impressive 4 Emmy Awards, including "Outstanding Writing For Nonfiction Programming." Today, they received an even more impressive honor: The Peabody Award, celebrating overall excellence in quality. Show More Summary
Further validating the tastes of The A.V. Club to the extent we’re starting to suspect that they’re just trying to butter us up, The Peabody Awards have announced the newest round of honorees in a multi-part series of announcements that have been steadily dribbling out over the past week or so. Show More Summary
The Peabody Awards program at the University of Georgia today announced winners of the 74th annual Peabody Awards in the documentary, education and public service categories. Among the winners are HBO’s “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown,” National Geographic...
Announcement from the Peabody Awards, April 23, 2015 (Noel Holston): An out-of-sight biography of James Brown and an out-of-this-world tour of the heavens were among the diverse documentary, education and public service winners of the 74th annual Peabody Awards announced...
HBO’s Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown and Fox’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey are among the documentary, education and public service Peabody Award winners announced today. Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and Disney Junior's preschooler...Show More Summary
This week, WNYC & New Jersey Public Radio won a Peabody Award for their reporting of how Gov. Chris Christie and his administration's exercise power in New Jersey. Their submitted work, spanning a year, was filed under the heading of White House Ambitions and the Abuse of Power. Show More Summary
When you know you're having your last interview with David Letterman as host of "The Late Show," you obviously want to go out with a bang. Comedian and Peabody Award winner Amy Schumer made the most of her late-night appearance on Monday after telling an anecdote from the MTV Movie Awards about how she always says the wrong thing to celebrities. Show More Summary
Amy Schumer visited The Late Show With David Letterman last night to tell some jokes and to announce that Inside Amy Schumer (which just won a Peabody Award) has been renewed for a fourth season. Schumer threatened to flash the momentarily...Show More Summary
Comedy Central announced it has renewed a show that recently added a Peabody Award to its growing list of accolades. The show is “Inside Amy Schumer,” which will return for a fourth season. The show’s star, comedian Amy Schumer, has...
Press release from Comedy Central, April 21, 2015: Fresh off hosting the MTV Movie Awards, gracing the cover of Entertainment Weekly, receiving a Peabody® Award for “Inside Amy Schumer,” and being named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People,...
KVUE, the Austin ABC affiliate, has won a prestigious Peabody award. Today, the station became the first in the city to be honored with the award, for a 30 minute mental health special which aired last year. The winning report, titled...Show More Summary
Reminding everyone that we used to really care about Serial, the Peabody Awards announced today that they are bestowing honors on Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder’s extremely popular This American Life spinoff. Calling it “an audio game-changer”...Show More Summary
The podcast sensation became the first of its kind to win the prestigious media award from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. read more
While the 74th annual Peabody Award announcement rollout continues, NPR and Scripps Washington bureau are the DC-based organizations chosen as winners in the News and Radio category. NPR won two Peabodys this year, one for Gangs, Murder,...Show More Summary
The VICE News films 'The Islamic State' and 'Last Chance High' selected as recipients of the 74th Annual Peabody Awards.