What if Comedy Central was overrated to begin with? Hmm… Photo by Peabody Awards
The Peabodys, the awards show that celebrates a bunch of TV shows you like, are on TV next week, and host Keegan-Michael Key is nervous. How nervous? So nervous he's soliciting ideas for bits from his famous friends. Should he make extremely labored jokes about unions, as Ira Glass suggests? ... More »
On May 19, two days before garnering her 41st and 42nd George Foster Peabody Awards, HBO Documentary Films President Sheila Nevins discussed her prolific 35-year career with CBS This Morning host... To view the full story, click the title link.
There are huggers and there are non-huggers in this world, but it’s rare that you will find anyone who’s down with a big old creepy surprise hug from a stranger.On Sunday, during her Vulture Fest panel with 2 Dope Queens co-host Phoebe Robinson, Jessica Williams recounted her recent too-close-for-comfort encounter ... More »
What goes on at White House state dinners? Well, dinner, obviously, and a little music, and toasts, all served with a heavy side of diplomacy — and, if you’re David Letterman, some soul-crushing revelation. Accepting a Peabody Award on Saturday night, the comedian, who retired from hosting a late-night show after three decades, revealed how his […]
Aziz Ansari’s Netflix series Master of None managed to pull off what Hollywood considers a miraculous task: a successful show featuring a cast and crew that reflects the real world. Aziz used his Peabody Awards speech on Saturday to take a few shots at the establishment on the issue of diversity. Read more...
David Letterman's beard has captivated the country with its chill post-retirement aesthetic, but as it turns out, the former Late Show host has a few qualms about retiring since leaving the show last May. Accepting a Peabody Award last night from his friend Steve Martin, Letterman discussed how a recent ... More »
Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang netted a prestigious Peabody Award last night for their Netflix comedy Master of None — which was recently renewed for a second season — and used their respective acceptance speeches to humorously address Hollywood's continuing diversity problem. (Including how their show utilizes a "token white ... More »
Emmy Rossum and fiance Sam Esmail couple up on the red carpet at the 2016 Peabody Awards held at Cipriani Wall Street on Saturday evening (May 21) in New York City. The 29-year-old Shameless actress and 38-year old Mr. Robot creator were among a star-studded guest list at the awards event honoring stories that matter. [...]
Jon Stewart was honored at the 75th annual Peabody Awards last night for his work on The Daily Show, where he was joined on stage by the show's team to accept the prestigious institutional award. (Other winners include David Letterman, Master of None, Black-ish, and Jessica Jones.) Read his acceptance ... More »
Justin Theroux looks sharp on the red carpet at the 2016 Peabody Awards held at Cipriani Wall Street on Saturday evening (May 21) in New York City. The 44-year-old actor was among the honoree that night at the ceremony celebrating the media telling stories that matter. Also being honored that night were black-ish’s Tracee Ellis [...]
Aziz Ansari “thanked the Peabodys for recognizing titles that other awards groups didn’t. ‘Let’s be honest: So many awards shows f— up,’ he said. ‘They don’t give people awards that probably should get awards and the Peabody is great because it seems like you guys actually watched all of our shit and decided it was […]
The Peabody Awards and Facebook teamed up to create the Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Award, aimed at recognizing “excellence and innovation in digital storytelling.” The five winners for 2015 were also named: Ebola Outbreak: A 360...Show More Summary
The winners in the entertainment and children’s category of the Peabody Awards were announced last week, with Netflix’s Master Of None, Jessica Jones, and Beasts Of No Nation each being recognized alongside Transparent, UnREAL, Mr. Robot, Wolf Hall, Black-ish, The Leftovers, Katie Morag, and Deutschland 83. Show More Summary
The Peabody Awards today announced the Documentary and Education program honorees, the final nine winners named as part of The Peabody 30. They include documentaries HBO’s Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Showtime’s...Show More Summary
Over the wekeend, longtime Noise friend Will Robin curated a second Symphomania marathon on WQXR's Q2 — a channel that incidentally just won a well-deserved Peabody award for Nadia Sirota's show Meet the Composer. Symphomania, as I noted in a...
Congratulations to black-ish, Master of None, Transparent and UnReal, among the TV programs honored this year in the 75th annual edition of The Peabody Awards. The Peabody Awards, from University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, honor excellence in broadcasting. Show More Summary
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Originally intended to be a "Pulitzer Prize" for radio, the Peabody Award has since expanded in its 75-year history to award excellence in all electronic media, from radio and podcasts, to broadcast television and cable, to streaming television, sites, and blogs. Show More Summary
Which superheroes turned down a job with The Avengers in the comics? What would it be like if Hanna-Barbera crossed over with some comic book superheroes? Which Marvel series just won a Peabody Award? Was a Spider-Man villain inspired by Prince? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Show More Summary