By Jeff Labrecque
Updated April 01, 2009 at 07:02 PM EDT

Lost, Saturday Night Live, and Entourage were three of 36 recipients of prestigious Peabody Awards, announced today by The University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications. The Peabody’s eclectic list, now in its 68th year, represents the “best in electronic media.” NBC’s Brian Williams will host the awards ceremony in New York City on May 18.


Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony (NBC and Zhang Yimou)
This American Life: The Giant Pool of Money (Public Radio International)
CNN’s coverage of 2008 Presidential primary campaigns and debates
Entourage (HBO)
Depression: Out of the Shadows (PBS)
The New York Times Website
Black Magic (ESPN)
Jungle Fish (KBS 2TV)
“China: The Earthquake of Chengdu” (National Public Radio)
NOAH Housing Program Investigation (WWL-TV)
Hopkins (ABC)
Saturday Night Live Political Satire, 2008 (NBC)
John Adams (HBO)
Hear and Now (HBO)
Washington Week with Gwen Ifill (PBS &
Independent Lens: “King Corn” (PBS)
Breaking Bad (AMC)
The Gates (HBO)
The Red Race (Shanghai TV Station)
“36 Years in Solitary: Murder, Death and Justice on Angola” (NPR/All Things Considered)
Avatar: The Last Air Bender (NICK)
Crossfire: Water, Power and Politics (KLAS-TV, Las Vegas)
Ape Genius (PBS)
60 Minutes: “Lifeline” (CBS)
Lost (ABC)
Sichuan Earthquake Coverage (Sichuan Television)
Independent Lens: “Mapping Stem Cell Research – Terra Incognita” (PBS)
P.O.V.: “Campaign” (PBS)
Failing the Children: Deadly Mistakes (KMGH-TV)
Richard Engel Reports: “Tip of the Spear” (NBC)
The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD Series
Nanking (HBO)
Hearst-Argyle Television: Commitment 2008 (Hearst-Argyle Stations)
Onion News Network
Turner Classic Movies