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HBO Earns 7 Peabody Award Nominations

Chernobyl, Succession and Watchmen are among this year's nominees.

Each year, the Peabody Awards recognize achievements in storytelling. See HBO's 2020 nominations — including series like Chernobyl and Succession and documentaries like Leaving Neverland — below.

 

Chernobyl
Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Emily Watson star in the drama about the 1986 nuclear catastrophe and the sacrifices made to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

Leaving Neverland
The two-part documentary explores the separate but parallel experiences of two men who spent time with Michael Jackson when they were young.

Our Boys
Filmed in Israel, the series recreates the true events — including the murders of several young men — that led to the outbreak of war in Gaza.

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: Raced to Death — The Plight of the American Thoroughbred
In the May 2019 episode of the monthly series, Bernard Goldberg took a close look at the astonishing amount of deaths U.S. racehorses experience while on the racetrack.

Succession
A New York media family wrestles for control over their father's business in the series critics call "deliciously savage."

True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality
This enlightening documentary follows one public interest attorney's fight to create greater fairness in the criminal justice system.

Watchmen
Set in an alternate history of 2019, Watchmen brings the masked vigilante world featured in the iconic graphic novel into the present day.

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