HBO receives four awards PEABODY®

By HBO Latin America | Posted on 2020-06-11

MIAMI, FL., June 11, 2020 – HBO received four Peabody Award wins this year, tied for the most of any cable network or streaming platform.

HBO’s Peabody Awards this year are:

Entertainment:

CHERNOBYL

SUCCESSION

WATCHMEN

Documentaries:

BRYAN STEVENSON: FIGHT FOR EQUALITY

More information on the productions below: 

WATCHMEN

Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, b, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy® winner for “Lost”; HBO’s “The Leftovers”) embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own. Nicole Kassell directs the pilot from a script written by Lindelof. 

CHERNOBYL

The epic five-part HBO miniseries dramatizing the events surrounding the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, as told through the stories of the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

SUCCESSION

The Roy family – Logan Roy and his four children – controls one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world SUCCESSION tracks their lives as they contemplate what the future will hold for them once their aging father begins to step back from the company.

TRUE JUSTICE: BRYAN STEVENSON’S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY

For more than three decades, Alabama public interest attorney Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, has advocated on behalf of the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned, seeking to eradicate racial discrimination in the criminal justice system. This intimate portrait follows his struggle to create greater fairness in the system and shows how racial injustice emerged, evolved and continues to threaten the country.