2018 Peabody Award Nominees

The Peabody Awards board of jurors has selected the 60 nominees for the “most compelling and empowering stories released in electronic media” last year. See the full list at the link.

The field will be narrowed to 30 winners, says The Hollywood Reporter, to be revealed by category starting April 17 with the documentary winners on April 17, entertainment/children’s and youth on April 19, and news/radio/public service programming on April 24. In addition, the inaugural Peabody Career Achievement Award presented by Mercedes-Benz will be announced April 12.

Jurors selected the finalists out of 1,200 entries across TV, radio/podcasts and the web.

Here are the nominees of genre interest:

  • Child and Youth Programming

A Series of Unfortunate Events 
Netflix (Netflix)

  • Entertainment

Legion
FX Productions, Marvel Television (FX Networks)

Star Trek: Discovery
CBS Television Studios (CBS All Access)

The Good Place
Universal Television, Fremulon, 3 Arts Entertainment (NBC)

The Handmaid’s Tale
Hulu, MGM, White Oak Pictures, The Littlefield Company, Daniel Wilson Productions (Hulu)

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