ORIGINAL SPECIAL "THE PEABODY AWARDS BY PIVOT" PREMIERES SUNDAY, JUNE 1 AT 9PM ET/8PM CT
THE PEABODY AWARDS BY PIVOT
Sunday, June 1 at 9pm ET/8pm CT
Hosted by Ira Glass, the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards on Pivot is a special TV event celebrating excellence in media and stories that matter. The one-hour original special celebrates 13 of this year's 43 winners including Scandal, Orange is the New Black, Orphan Black and Breaking Bad with never-before-seen interviews with notables including Bryan Cranston, Tom Brokaw, Anthony Bourdain, Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key.
Produced by Den Of Thieves (MTV Music Video Awards, American Idol, VH1 Divas, Critics Choice Movie Awards), the program spotlights how the storytelling by these honorees makes a difference in the day-to-day lives of Millennials.
Pivot (Pivot.tv) is a television network from Participant Media serving passionate Millennials (18-34) with a diverse slate of original series, acquired programming, films and documentaries. Pivot focuses on entertainment that sparks conversation, inspires change and illuminates issues through engaging content and, through its websiteTakePart.com, connects audiences to a wealth of content and customizable actions. Pivot is available nationally via major cable providers and offers subcribers a live and on-demand streaming option via its interactive, downloadable Pivot app. Follow Pivot on Twitter at @pivot_tv and on Facebook at facebook.com/pivottelevision.
About Participant Media
Participant (ParticipantMedia.com) is a global entertainment company founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll to focus on feature film, television, publishing and digital content that inspires social change. Participant's more than 45 films include GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK, SYRIANA, AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, FOOD, INC., WAITING FOR 'SUPERMAN', THE HELP, CONTAGION and LINCOLN. Through its films, social action campaigns, digital network TakePart.com and Pivot, its new television network for Millennials, Participant seeks to entertain, encourage and empower every individual to take action.