Nine Entertainment Winners Revealed for Peabody 30


The Peabody Awards’ board of jurors has unveiled nine entertainment winners, including children’s and youth, for programs released last year.

Among the recipients is Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, which is available on the streaming service. Meanwhile, The Fred Rogers Company will receive an Institution Award in recognition of carrying on the legacy of its founder, whose popular kids’ show Mister Roger’s Neighborhood premiered a half century ago.

The other entertainment winners were Netflix’s American Vandal (CBS Television Studios), AMC’s Better Call Saul (Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions), Netflix’s Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (Netflix, Art & Industry), HBO’s Insecure (HBO Entertainment, Issa Rae Productions, Penny for Your Thoughts Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment), HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO Entertainment, Sixteen String Jack Productions, Avalon Television), NBC’s Saturday Night Live: Political Satire 2017 (SNL Studios, Universal Television, Broadway Video), Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu, MGM, White Oak Pictures, The Littlefield Company, Daniel Wilson Productions) and Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Studios).

The remaining Peabody 30 recipients, for news/radio/public service programming, will be announced early next week.