• The nominees for the annual Peabody Awards have been revealed
  • TV shows like "Chernobyl," "Fleabag," Stranger Things," and "When They See Us" have been nominated
  • Documentaries like "American Factory," "For Sama," and "The Edge Of Democracy" have also been nominated

The nominees for the annual Peabody Awards have been revealed, and TV shows like “Chernobyl,” “Stranger Things,” "Fleabag," and “Watchmen” will be battling it out for the prestigious trophy in the entertainment category.

The jury announced a total of 60 nominees on the organization’s website. The Peabody Awards are given to the most compelling and empowering stories on TV, radio, and digital media.

HBO’s blockbuster series “Chernobyl” continued its golden run and got nominated for featuring the tragic story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The mini-series was included in the American Film Institute’s top 10 TV series of 2019 and won ten Primetime Emmy Awards. In addition, the series has two Golden Globes, one Critics’ Choice Award, and one Grammy to its name.

Another notable nominee is Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s “Fleabag.” The hit TV series has garnered universal acclaim and won numerous awards for its second season. The show tells the story of a woman who is struggling to cope with the death of her close friend and eventually falls in love with a priest.

The show currently holds a score of 100% on review site Rotten Tomatoes, and it has won four Emmys.

Other nominated shows include “Stranger Things,” “Succession,” “Watchmen,” “Good Omens,” “David Makes A Man” and “When They See Us.”

In the field of documentaries, Netflix’s acclaimed documentary “American Factory” has found a place on the list of nominees. The documentary takes place in the post-industrial Ohio where a Chinese Billionaire buys an old General Motors plant that was shut down in the year 2008.

The movie tells the world how the wealthy entrepreneur created employment opportunities and gave almost 2,000 jobs to the Americans at a time when the relations between the U.S and China were not that good. It actually won the Academy Award for Best Documentary at the 92nd Academy Awards.

Other nominated documentaries include “Apollo 11,” “Leaving Neverland,” “For Sama,” “Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You’re A Girl),” “One Child Nation,” “The Edge Of Democracy,” and “Warrior Women.”

The full list of nominees is found below:


“Chernobyl” (HBO)

“David Makes A 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)


“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)


“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)

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge says "Fleabag" is over for now. Amazon/Steve Schofield