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Ten Shows Waiting for Peabodys

'Boardwalk,' 'Downton' looking for first honor

With their latest honors revealed today, the Peabody Awards have kept abreast of the primetime scripted TV world, but there are still some outsiders waiting to be recognized.

Below are the past 20 current primetime scripted series the Peabodys have saluted, and 10 others that are arguably next in line. For at least one series, “Enlightened” (which HBO canceled earlier this month), the next Peabodys will be the last chance.

Active winners Still waiting
30 Rock (2007) Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad (2008) Community
Dexter (2007) Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones (2011) Enlightened
Girls (2012) The Newsroom
Glee (2009) Nurse Jackie
The Good Wife (2010) Parenthood
Homeland (2011) Shameless
Justified (2010) Sons of Anarchy
Louie (2012) Veep
Mad Men (2007)
Modern Family (2009)
The Office (2006)
Parks and Recreation (2011)
Portlandia (2011)
South Park (2005)
Southland (2012)
Switched at Birth (2012)
The Simpsons (1996)
Treme (2011)

 

What current show is most deserving of a Peabody? Tell us in the comments below.

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