Star Trek: Discovery has been nominated for a Peabody Award, it was announced today. Discovery earned its nomination in the Entertainment category and, according to The Hollywood Reporter, is one of a total of 60 Peabody nominees for the "most compelling and empowering stories released in electronic media" in 2017.
The Peabody Award winners for Entertainment will be revealed on April 19, and all the winners and finalists will be feted during a gala event at Manhattan’s Cipriani Wall Street on May 19.
"True to tradition, we are proud to present a rich mix of excellence in the craft of storytelling," Jeffrey P. Jones, Peabody’s executive director, said in a statement. “These stories reflect important social issues and exemplify the power of diverse voices and platforms in media today."
The Discovery team acknowledged the Peabody nomination with a gracious tweet: