Peabody Awards Go to 'The Good Wife,' 'Temple Grandin,' 'The Pacific,' and More

This year's George Foster Peabody Awards—which recognize excellence in television and radio—were announced today. The Good Wife—CBS's drama loosely based on Eliot Spitzer's fall from grace as New York governor—Temple Grandin—the HBO biopic about the autism pioneer—and The Pacific—the HBO miniseries about World War II—were among the 39 winners.

Other winners include:

Justified (FX)
FX Productions and Sony Pictures Television
Part morality play, part character study, this engrossing modern-day Western drama sets its showdowns in the wild, wild east of Appalachian Kentucky.

Great Performances: Macbeth (PBS)
THIRTEEN for WNET.ORG, Illuminations Television Ltd.
Director Rupert Goold takes Shakespeare's bloody tragedy on location to the countryside and the trenches to riveting effect.

Coverage of the Gulf Oil Spill
(CNN)
The science, the economics, the politics, the toll on human livelihoods and animal lives -- CNN's coverage of the Deepwater Horizon disaster defined comprehensive.


Read the full list at Deadline.

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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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