HBO’s Watchmen, OWN’s David Makes Man and Netflix’s When They See Us are among the list of television series nominated for the 2020 Peabody Awards.

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors’ list of nominees also includes HBO’s Chernobyl, Netflix’s Unbelievable and Stranger Things, HBO’s Succession, Amazon Prime’s Fleabag, Disney+’s Float, Apple TV+’s Dickinson and PBS’s “POV” documentary series.

Jeffrey P. Jones, the executive director of Peabody, talked about the nominees in a statement, writing how “proud” the jurors are “to champion this year’s nominees who inspire our connection, provoke our thinking and delight our senses.”

“From the communal strength of Black women to the eminence of science to the conviction of those who speak up, these stories and their creators celebrate the diversity of human experience and of our democracy,” he wrote. “Admist the challenges of our present moment, we can find empathy, entertainment adn truth in these nominees.”

Check out the full list of nominees below:

Children’s & Youth

“Molly of Denali” (PBS Kids)

“Treasure Island 2020” (BYUradio)


“16 Shots” (Showtime)

“American Factory” (Netflix)

“Apollo 11” (CNN)

“For Sama” (PBS)

“Independent Lens: Hale County This Morning, This Evening” (PBS)

“Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you’re a girl)” (A&E)

“Leaving Neverland” (HBO)

“One Child Nation” (Prime Video)

“POV: América” (PBS)

“POV: Inventing Tomorrow” (PBS)

“POV: Midnight Traveler” (PBS)

“POV: Roll Red Roll” (PBS)

“POV: The Distant Barking of Dogs” (PBS)

“POV: The Silence of Others” (PBS)

“Sea of Shadows” (National Geographic)

“Surviving R. Kelly” (Lifetime)

“The Edge of Democracy” (Netflix)

“True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality” (HBO)

“Warrior Women” (WORLD Channel)

“Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men” (Showtime)


“Chernobyl” (HBO)

“David Makes Man” (OWN)

“Dickinson” (Apple TV+)

“Fleabag” (Prime Video)

“Float” (Disney+)

“Good Omens” (Prime Video)

“Our Boys” (HBO)

“Ramy” (Hulu)

“Stranger Things” (Netflix)

“Succession” (HBO)

“Unbelievable” (Netflix)

“Watchmen” (HBO)

“When They See Us” (Netflix)


“A Different Kind of Force: Policing Mental Illness” (NBC News)

“American Betrayal” (NBC/MSNBC)

“Capitol Hill Controversy” (WTVF-TV)

“Coal’s Deadly Dust” (PBS)

“Flint’s Deadly Water” (PBS/WGBH)

“Police, Arrest” (Now News)

“Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: Raced to Death — The Plight of the American Thoroughbred” (HBO)

“The Hidden Workforce: Undocumented in America” (CNN)

“The Invisibles” (NBC5/KXAS-TV)

“Unwarranted” (WBBM-TV)


“70 Million” (Lantigua Williams & Co.)

“Dolly Parton’s America” (WNYC)

“Finding Fred” (iHeartMedia)

“Gangster Capitalism: The College Admissions Scandal” (C13Originals)

“Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul” (WXPN)

“Have You Heard George’s Podcast?” (BBC Sounds)

“Headlong: Running From COPS” (Stitcher)

“In The Dark: The Path Home” (APM Reports)

“Silencing Science” (Public radio, Reveal)

“Stonewall OutLoud” (NPR)

“The Catch and Kill Podcast with Ronan Farrow” (Pineapple Street Studios)

“The Refuge” (Montana Public Radio) Public Service

“Border Hustle” (The Texas Tribune and TIME)

“Detained” (The Marshall Project in partnership with The Guardian)

“Long Island Divided” (Newsday)



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Photo: Netflix/OWN/HBO


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