Nominees for The Peabody Awards have been introduced, and over 60 titles have been chosen from over 1,300 entries to characterize one of the best storytelling on broadcast and streaming platforms from 2020.
PBS leads the pack with 12 whole nominations for its documentaries and information protection, and Netflix follows with 9 nods for reveals like Unorthodox and Gentefied. They’re adopted by HBO with 5, together with one nomination for Euphoria and one other for I May Destroy You, Amazon and Showtime with three every, and Apple TV+ and CBS with two every. Of the 60 nominations, there might be 30 winners named in a June awards ceremony. In distinction to different awards, just like the Emmys, the Peabody mission is to “honor excellence in storytelling that displays the social points and the rising voices of our day.”
The Entertainment class shines a lightweight on one of the best tv reveals of the yr, and the nominees in that class embody a big selection of a few of our favourite reveals of the yr. The Entertainment nominees are as follows:
Euphoria Special: Part 1: Rue ‘Trouble Don’t Last Always’ (HBO)
I May Destroy You (HBO)
La Llorona (Shudder)
Small Axe (Amazon Studios)
Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)
The Good Lord Bird (Showtime)
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)
While some collection are overtly political or social justice-oriented, others are extra delicate, and the Peabody website breaks down the defining traits that think about to the nominations. Ted Lasso, for example, is honored for its “Anti-Male-Toxicity,” and “Radical Optimism.” (Fortunately for Ted, that radical optimism means he has a constructive outlook on shedding in case his show does not really win.)
The Peabodys additionally honor excellence in Children’s & Youth programming, Documentaries, News, Podcast/Radio, and Arts. A whole listing of all of the nominees might be discovered at PeabodyAwards.com.