PBS

PBS Programs Receive 10 Peabody Award Nominations

Last Updated by Sydney Cameron on

On April 10, 2018, finalists for the 77th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the best in electronic media for 2017, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 10 nominations.

The 30 Peabody Award-winning programs will be will revealed by category in successive announcements: April 12 (Individual/Institutional), April 17 (Documentary), April 19 (Entertainment) and April 24 (News/Radio/Public Service/Web/Education).

The Peabody Awards will be presented during a ceremony hosted by Hasan Minhaj on May 19, 2018, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. A complete list of PBS finalists follows.

PBS congratulates our programs and producers!

 

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Oklahoma City”

PBS/WGBH Education Foundation

Documentary Finalist

 

AMERICAN MASTERS “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise”

PBS/WNET/TV

Documentary Finalist

 

FRONTLINE “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail”

PBS/WGBH

Documentary Finalist

 

INSIDE PUTIN’S RUSSIA

PBS NewsHour (PBS, WETA)

News Finalist

 

POV “Last Men in Aleppo”

American Documentary | POV, Larm Film (PBS)

Documentary Finalist

 

POV “Motherland”

CineDiaz Inc., ITVS, American Documentary | POV (PBS)

Documentary Finalist

 

INDEPENDENT LENS “Newtown”

Mile 22 LLC, ITVS, KA Snyder Productions, Cuomo Cole Productions, Artemis Rising and Transform Films

Documentary Finalist

 

INDEPENDENT LENS “The Bad Kids”

Low Key Pictures in association with the Filmmaker Fund (PBS)

Documentary Finalist

 

POV “The Islands and the Whales

Intrepid Cinema, Radiator Film (PBS)

Documentary Finalist

 

INDEPENDENT LENS “TOWER”

Tower Documentary LLC, Go Valley Productions, ITVS, Meredith Vieira Productions and Killer Impact (PBS)

Documentary Finalist

 

Additional Public Television Nominees:

America ReFramed: Deej

American Documentary, Inc., WORLD Channel, Rooy Media LLC, ITVS (WORLD Channel)

Documentary Finalist