Justified, Good Wife Among Peabody Winners

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Winners of the 70th Annual Peabody Awards, which acknowledge “excellence in electronic media,” were announced Thursday by the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

TV’s honorees included FX’s Justified, CBS’ The Good Wife (a repeat winner), TNT’s Men of a Certain Age and the Degrassi two-parter “My Body Is a Cage,” which revolved around a transgender teen.

Also earning a Peabody this year were HBO’s The Pacific miniseries and its original movie Temple Grandin; the PBS Independent Lens documentary Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian; and the BBC’s Sherlock: A Study in Pink.

A complete list of winners from TV, radio and film can be found here.

Comments (9)

  • BBC’s Sherlock is brilliant. Anyone who hasn’t watched it should rent it ASAP. I was so thrilled when they showed it on PBS.

    Comment by Regann – March 31, 2011 08:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I know I also saw it on GPB (Georgia’s Public Broadcasting Station). I was so shocked to see a young Sherlock with such a potty mouth on him.

      Comment by Jena – March 31, 2011 09:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Since I’m a huge fan of both Justified and BBC’s Sherlock, I’m glad both shows were recognized for excellence.

    Comment by linstro – March 31, 2011 08:46 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Kudos to Justified & The Good Wife! Now I regret not seeing BBC’s Sherlock.

    Comment by Lorie – March 31, 2011 09:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Happy to see Justified recognized. Big fan of that show!

    Comment by Elizabeth – March 31, 2011 09:14 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yay Degrassi!

    Comment by Master_K – March 31, 2011 09:30 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Go degrassi! Thanks for giveing people who would never be seen a place on television for them to see themselves in a positive way! Keep up the good work! Sending love!

    Comment by Brian – March 31, 2011 09:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Quite a week for Graham Yost! Justified gets a pick up and Peabody. And The Pacific also gets a Peabody. So awesome and well deserved.

    Also so excited for The Good Wife and Sherlock. Love them both!!!

    Comment by Melissa – March 31, 2011 12:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Adam Torres,(the transgender) is awsome! He rules.

    Comment by Fadamforever – March 31, 2011 08:16 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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