While PBS acquired essentially 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 a couple of nods compared to the earlier yr, due to hits like Ted Lasso and Never Have I Ever. Although 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 nicely.
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors introduced a complete of 60 nominees this yr, representing “the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and streaming media during 2020.” There might be a digital celebration in June that may announce the winners in classes like leisure, documentaries, information, kids’s packages, and extra.
In the leisure class, the total checklist of nominees contains HBO’s Euphoria Special: Part 1: Rue “Trouble Don’t Last Always,” Netflix’s Gentefied, HBO’s I May Destroy You, Shudder’s La Llorona, Netflix’s Never Have I Ever, Amazon’s Small Axe, Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso, Showtime’s The Good Lord Bird, CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Netflix’s Unorthodox.
Orthodox and Small Axe have each been doing nicely this awards season, and based mostly on the spectacular important consideration, both might be a great contender for the Peabody Award. However, neither has reached the loopy reputation of Ted Lasso, the shock hit that swayed audiences, critics, and voters up to now few months — will probably be laborious to beat its insane profitable streak. The Peabody Awards additionally determined to pay some deserved consideration to smaller packages together with La Llorona, Gentefied, and The Good Lord Bird. This can be the primary Peabody Award nomination for the horror streaming service Shudder, a fantastic indicator that this smaller firm has greater aspirations.
Check out the full list of nominees on the Peabody Awards website.
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