2018 Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards board of jurors announced the nine entertainment and children/youth programming winners for 2018 on April 19. See the full list at the link.

Here are the winners of genre interest:

  • Child and Youth Programming

A Series of Unfortunate Events
Netflix (Netflix)

  • Entertainment

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

Also, the Institutional Award was given to The Fred Rogers Company to recognize the continued legacy of the company’s founder and creator of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood which premiered 50 years ago. The show itself won a Peabody Award in 1968, and another was presented to Rogers in 1992.

News/radio/public service programming winners remain to be named on April 24.

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)