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73rd Annual Peabody Awards Announced

Peabody Award is awarded for Distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web.

A record 46 recipients of the University of Georgia’s 73rd Annual Peabody Awards were announced on April 2, 2014. The winners, chosen by the Peabody board from almost 1,100 entries, comprise the best in electronic media for the year 2013.

Peabody Award 2013

Peabody Award 2013

Ira Glass–host and creator of This American Life–will be emceeing this year’s Peabody Awards ceremony to be held on May 19, 2014, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. The ceremony will be celebrating the best of TV, radio, and web storytelling from 2013.

The complete list of recipients of the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards is as follows :

180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School (PBS)
National Black Programming Consortium, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (PBS)
Thirteen, Inkwell Films, Kunhardt McGee Productions in association with Ark Media
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN)
CNN, Zero Point Zero Production, Inc.
Best Kept Secret (PBS)
American Documentary / POV, BKS Films, LLC
Borgen (DR1, Denmark)
DR Fiktion
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Sony Pictures Television
The Bridge (FX)
Shine America and FX Productions
Broadchurch (BBC America)
A Kudos and Imaginary Friends Co-Production
Burka Avenger (Geo Tez)
Unicorn Black
The Central Park Five (PBS)
Florentine Films, WETA
A Chef’s Life (PBS)
Markay Media in association with South Carolina ETV (SCETV)
Coverage of Boston Marathon Bombings (WBZ-TV, Boston, and WBZ Newsradio 1030)
WBZ-TV, WBZ Newsradio 1030
Coverage of Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) (GMA Network Inc., Philippines)
GMA Networks, Inc.
Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera (Al Jazeera America)
Al Jazeera America
Fault Lines: Made in Bangladesh (Al Jazeera America)
Al Jazeera America
FRONTLINE: League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis (PBS)
FRONTLINE, Kirk Documentary Group
Great Performances: Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (PBS)
B’WAY Films LLC, Ghost Light Films, Albert M. Tapper and THIRTEEN for WNET
Hanford’s Dirty Secrets (KING-TV, Seattle)
KING 5 Television
Harper High School (WBEZ Chicago 91.5)
WBEZ Chicago’s This American Life
Hollow (
Hollow Interactive, LLC
House of Cards (Netflix)
Donen/Fincher/Roth, Trigger Street Productions, Inc., Media Rights Capital, Netflix
In Plain Sight: Poverty in America (NBC &
NBC News
Independent Lens: How to Survive a Plague (PBS)
How to Survive a Plague LLC, Public Square Films, Impact Partners, Little Punk
Independent Lens: The House I Live In (PBS)
Charlotte Street Films, Independent Television Service (ITVS), BBC, ZDF/ARTE, NHK Japan
Independent Lens: The Invisible War (PBS)
Chain Camera Productions, Independent Television Service (ITVS), Girls Club Entertainment, RISE
Inside Syria’s War (BBC World News)
BBC World News America
Key & Peele (Comedy Central)
Central Productions
Latino Americans (PBS)
WETA, LPB (Latino Public Broadcasting), Bosch & Company, ITVS
The Law in These Parts (PBS)
American Documentary / POV
Life According to Sam (HBO)
HBO Documentary Films and Fine Films LLC
Louisiana Purchased (WVUE-TV, New Orleans, and
WVUE-TV & Times-Picayune
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (HBO)
Jigsaw Productions, HBO Documentary Films, Wider Film Projects and Below the Radar Films
A Needed Response (YouTube/Samantha Stendal)
Samantha Stendal, Aaron Blanton
NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Questions of Influence (WTVF-TV, Nashville)
One-on-One with Assad (CBS)
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Lionsgate Television, Netflix
Orphan Black (BBC America)
Temple Street Productions in association with BBC America and SPACE
Outside the Lines: NFL at a Crossroads: Investigating a Health Crisis (ESPN)
The Race Card Project (NPR’s Morning Edition)
The Race Card Project, NPR News, NPR’s Morning Edition
Reveal: The VA’s Opiate Overload (Public Radio)
The Center for Investigative Reporting, Public Radio Exchange (PRX)
The Returned (Les Revenants) (Sundance Channel)
Haut et Court TV, Canal +, Jimmy, Cine +, Backup Films
Scandal (ABC)
ABC Studios
A Short History of the Highrise (
The New York Times, The National Film Board of Canada
Six by Sondheim (HBO)
HBO Documentary Films and Sabella Entertainment
TCM: The Story of Film (TCM)
Personal Award
Tom Brokaw

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