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From Brian Lehrer to Tina Fey: 67th Annual Peabody Award Winners Honored

<p>Peabody description for <a href="http://www.bravotv.com/Project_Runway/">Project Runway</a>: "A series that redeems the reality-contest genre, this face-off competition among upstart fashion designers demands, displays and ultimately rewards creativity that can`t be bluffed."</p>


<p>Peabody description for <a href="http://wnyc.org/shows/bl">The Brian Lehrer Show</a>:"Lehrer`s talk show is a wide open yet shrewdly managed forum in which every sort of political, social and cultural issue is consdiered and where New Yorkers, in all their diversity, can get to know each other."</p>


<p>Peabody Award description for <a href="http://www.nbc.com/30_Rock/">30 Rock</a>: "Tina Fey`s creation is not only a great workplace comedy in the tradition of 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' complete with fresh, indelible secondary characters, but also a sly, gleeful satire of corporate media, especially the network that airs it."</p>



<p>Peabody description for <a href="http://www.amctv.com/originals/madmen/">Mad Men</a>: "The way they were on Madison Avenue, in the Manhattan towers and the bedroom communities of New York, circa 1960, is recalled in rich detail and a haze of cigarette smoke in this exemplary period dramatic series."</p>


<p>Peabody award description for "Bob Woodruff Reporting: Wounds of War – The Long Road Home of Our Nation`s Veterans ABC News": "Severely injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq, Woodruff made wounded veterans and their struggle with recovery and red tape his special focus and served them well with his sensitive, dogged reporting."</p>


<p>Peabody description for "<a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/sunday/main3445.shtml">CBS News Sunday Morning</a>: The Way Home": "Two unflinchingly candid women who lost limbs while serving in the military in Iraq were the centerpiece of this powerful, thought-provoking report by correspondent Kimberly Dozier, a recovering war casualty herself."</p>



<p>Peabody description of <a href="http://www.comedycentral.com/shows/the_colbert_report/index.jhtml">The Colbert Report</a>:"Let none dare call it 'truthiness.' Colbert, in his weeknight Comedy Central send-up of politics and all that is bombastic and self-serving in cable-news bloviasion, has come into his own as one of electronic media`s sharpest satirists."</p>


<p>Peabody description for <a href="http://www.bravotv.com/Project_Runway/">Project Runway</a>: "A series that redeems the reality-contest genre, this face-off competition among upstart fashion designers demands, displays and ultimately rewards creativity that can`t be bluffed."</p>


<p>Peabody description of "<a href="http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2007/gods.warriors/">God's Warriors</a>" on CNN:"In six hours over three nights, CNN explored how rising fundamentalist disenchantment with the modern, secular world has affected Judaism, Islam and Christianity in sometimes similar but also different ways."</p>


<p>Peabody description for the 60 Minutes segment, <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/03/15/60minutes/main2574973.shtml">"The Killings in Haditha</a>": "This thorough, open-minded investigation of the worst single killing of civilians by American troops since Vietnam put not just the incident into better perspective but the entire Iraq War and the terrible choices it presents both solidier and civilian."</p>