Comedy Central and HBO have two new awards to put on their very large and numerous shelves of awards as both Inside Amy Schumer and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver are amongst the recipients of the 74th annual Peabody Award.
To get you up to speed, The Peabodys are considered the “Pulitzer Prize of Radio” and were created by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in 1940. In the years since, they’ve expanded to include TV, cable TV, and now online productions. Recipients are determined by a board based out of the University of Georgia. Here’s what they said about Schumer and Oliver’s shows. Read More