PBS Programs Receive 12 Peabody Awards
On April 2, the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2013. PBS programs received 12 awards including ones for THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, FRONTLINE "League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis" and five for films from INDEPENDENT LENS and POV. This is a record for PBS programs and more than any other broadcast organization this year.
The Peabody Awards will be presented during a ceremony hosted by Ira Glass on May 19 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.
A complete list of PBS winners follows. For a complete list of all Peabody Award winners, visit http://www.peabodyawards.com.
PBS congratulates our programs and producers on their Peabody Awards!
180 DAYS: A YEAR INSIDE AN AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL
National Black Programming Consortium, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS
THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS
Thirteen, Inkwell Films, Kunhardt McGee Productions in association with Ark Media
POV "Best Kept Secret"
American Documentary / POV, BKS Films, LLC
THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE
Florentine Films, WETA
A CHEF’S LIFE
Markay Media in association with South Carolina ETV (SCETV)
FRONTLINE "League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis"
FRONTLINE, Kirk Documentary Group
GREAT PERFORMANCES "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy"
B’WAY Films LLC, Ghost Light Films, Albert M. Tapper and THIRTEEN for WNET
INDEPENDENT LENS "How to Survive a Plague"
How to Survive a Plague LLC, Public Square Films, Impact Partners, Little Punk
INDEPENDENT LENS "The House I Live In"
Charlotte Street Films, Independent Television Service (ITVS), BBC, ZDF/ARTE, NHK Japan
INDEPENDENT LENS "The Invisible War"
Chain Camera Productions, Independent Television Service (ITVS), Girls Club Entertainment, RISE films, Fork Films, Cuomo Cole Productions, Canal Plus
WETA, LPB (Latino Public Broadcasting), Bosch & Company, ITVS
POV "The Law in These Parts"
American Documentary / POV