2000 George Foster Peabody Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

60 Minutes II:

  • “Death by Denial,” CBS News

Dateline NBC:

  • “The Paper Chase,” NBC

48 Hours:

  • “Heroes Under Fire,” CBS News

Treading on Danger?:

  • KHOU-TV, Houston

An 84-Year-Old Youngful Man Lives in the Cabin:

  • KBS, Seoul, South Korea

Behind Closed Doors:

  • WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, Fla.


  • “Regret to Inform,” presented on PBS

King Gimp:

  • HBO, Whiteford-Hadary, the University of Maryland and Tapestry International

1900 House:

  • Wall to Wall Production for Channel 4 in association with WNET, New York, presented on PBS

Cancer: Evolution to Revolution:

  • HBO and Lovett Productions

Drug Wars:

  • Frontline, WGBH, Boston, presented on PBS

Ali-Frazier 1: One Nation…Divisible:

  • HBO Sports

Cry Freetown:

  • CNN Perspectives, CNN Productions, Insight News Television and Channel 4 International


  • David Grubin Productions, New York, and Devillier Doregan Enterprises, presented on PBS

Walking with Dinosaurs:

  • BBC Discovery Channel and TV Asahi in association with ProSieben and France 3


  • Minnesota Public Radio, presented on Public Radio International

Witness to an Execution:

  • Sound Portraits Productions, presented on National Public Radio

The NPR 100:

  • National Public Radio


  • True Vision Productions for Channel 4, London

Katie Couric: Confronting Colon Cancer:

  • NBC News

School Sleuth:The Case of an Excellent School:

  • produced by Learning Matters and The Merrow Report, presented on PBS


  • WGBH, Boston, and Cinar Films, presented on PBS

Hearts and Minds: Teens and Mental Illness:

  • Idaho Public Television, Boise, and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Building Big:

  • WGBH, Boston, and Production Group, presented on PBS

H. Martin Haag:

  • television news director, for establishing high ethical standards and promoting quality in local and national television news

The West Wing:

  • NBC, John Wells Productions in association with Warner Brothers

The Sopranos:

  • HBO, Chase Films and Brad Grey Television

Sharing the Secret:

  • Robert Greenwald Productions and Pearson Television International, presented on CBS

Howard Goodall's Big Bangs:

  • Tiger Aspect Production for Channel 4, London

Exxon/Mobil Masterpiece Theatre: David Copperfield,

  • co-produced by BBC America and WGBH, Boston, presented on PBS

The Crossing:

  • A&E Network and Columbia TriStar Television Productions in association with Chris/Rose Productions

The Corner:

  • HBO

Malcolm in the Middle:

  • Fox and Regency Television

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart:

  • “Indecision 2000,” Mad Cow Productions in association with Comedy Central

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