Doctor Who Wins Peabody Award

Doctor Who has received a Peabody Award for “evolving with technology and the times like nothing else in the known television universe.”

“Doctor Who” is celebrating 50 years on the air this year, new episodes begin airing Saturday and to top it all off, the good Doctor has just received a Peabody Award for 50 years of “evolving with technology and the times like nothing else in the known television universe.”

The awards, announced Wednesday by the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, are selected by a board of judges to highlight the best in electronic media. The honorees were announced at a ceremony on the University of Georgia campus, but the awards won’t be handed out until a luncheon event in New York City on May 20.

The Institutional Peabody to “Doctor Who” was just one of 39 honorees named this year. Other series include “Girls,” “Louie,” “Southland” and “Switched at Birth.”

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