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I May Destroy You Earns a 2021 Peabody Award, Raises Emmy Expectations

Screenshot: HBO The multi-day celebration that is the 81st annual Peabody Awards continued on Wednesday with some well-deserved flowers for HBO’s I May Destroy You, the much beloved limited series created by and starring Michaela Coel, which won in the Entertainment category. Advertisement Per a press release provided to The Root: One of the year’s […]

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‘Ted Lasso’ Won Its First Peabody Award For Its ‘Charming Dose Of Radical Optimism’

The Peabody Awards are not like other award bodies. Established in 1940, they honor media, ranging from fiction to documentary to television to radio (and, these days, podcasts), not in specific categories, like “Best Actress” or “Best Cinematography.” Instead they do general ones. For instance, this year’s Peabody Awards for excellent in entertainment went to […]

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Ava Duvernay’s ARRAY Receives Prestigious Peabody Institutional Award

Image: Courtesy of Peabody Awards Congratulations are in order for Emmy and Academy Award-nominated director and filmmaker Ava DuVernay! Advertisement Per a press release sent to The Root, DuVernay’s ARRAY—the grassroots distribution​, arts and advocacy collective focused on films by people of color and women—has been recognized with the Peabody Institutional Award at this year’s […]

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