The third day of Peabody Awards results are in and in a wonderful reminder to Emmy voters, today’s big winner was Michaela Coel’s “I May Destroy You.” The HBO limited series was the only entertainment category winner announced today along with “La Llorona,” an International Film Oscar shortlist film that somehow qualified for a Peabody (I guess…streaming?). It’s in good company, however, as the organization also honors documentaries, this year’s Academy Award nominees “Crip Camp” and “Collective” were among the winners. They join fellow 2021 Oscar nominee “Time” which was announced earlier this week.
Today’s winners were introduced by Thandiwe Newton, Guillermo del Toro, Soledad O’Brien, Eva Longoria, Selma Blair, Deborah Roberts, and Emmanuel Acho.
The remaining winners, which include just one more entertainment category program, will be revealed tomorrow.
“I May Destroy You” (HBO) Presented by Thandiwe Newton to Michaela Coel
“La Llorona” (Shudder) Presented by Guillermo del Toro
“Collective” (HBO Europe)
“Immigration Nation” (Netflix)
“Crip Camp” (Netflix)
“PBS NewsHour: Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic” (PBS)
“Facing Race” (KING-TV)