Whereas PBS acquired probably the most nominations, a number of streaming providers weren’t far behind.
This yr’s Peabody Awards nominations reveal that Netflix, Amazon, and Apple TV+ racked up fairly just a few nods compared to the earlier yr, due to hits like Ted Lasso and By no means Have I Ever. Though the providers are nonetheless a bit away from taking up PBS and their whopping 12 nominations this yr, Netflix picked up 9 nominations, HBO acquired 5, Amazon and Showtime nabbed three every, and Apple TV+ and CBS each secured two as properly.
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors introduced a complete of 60 nominees this yr, representing “probably the most compelling and empowering tales launched in broadcasting and streaming media throughout 2020.” There might be a digital celebration in June that may announce the winners in classes like leisure, documentaries, information, youngsters’s applications, and extra.
Within the leisure class, the total record of nominees consists of HBO’s Euphoria Particular: Half 1: Rue “Hassle Don’t Final At all times,” Netflix’s Gentefied, HBO’s I Could Destroy You, Shudder’s La Llorona, Netflix’s By no means Have I Ever, Amazon’s Small Axe, Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso, Showtime’s The Good Lord Hen, CBS’ The Late Present with Stephen Colbert and Netflix’s Unorthodox.
Orthodox and Small Axe have each been doing properly this awards season, and based mostly on the spectacular essential consideration, both may very well be a superb contender for the Peabody Award. Nonetheless, neither has reached the loopy recognition of Ted Lasso, the shock hit that swayed audiences, critics, and voters prior to now few months — will probably be exhausting to beat its insane profitable streak. The Peabody Awards additionally determined to pay some deserved consideration to smaller applications together with La Llorona, Gentefied, and The Good Lord Hen. That is additionally the primary Peabody Award nomination for the horror streaming service Shudder, an incredible indicator that this smaller firm has greater aspirations.
Take a look at the full list of nominees on the Peabody Awards website.
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