Thursday, June 08, 2006

Galactica accepts prestigious Peabody Award

New video of the Peabody Awards has been posted to's Pulse, including:
- Moore and Eick's gracious and funny acceptance speeches
- Praise from fellow Peabody winners and South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone (& BSG cast reactions)
Watch the videos by visiting Sci-fi Pulse.

See pictures of the cast with the Peabody here, thanks to wisteria_.

Read a recap of the award ceremony by Reuters.

As announced by Sci-fi Wire:
Battlestar Galactica executive producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick were on hand in New York June 5 to accept a prestigious Peabody Award for the SCI FI Channel original series. They were joined by cast members Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, Katee Sackhoff and Grace Park at the 65th annual Peabody Awards ceremony, hosted by TV satirist Jon Stewart, which took place at the historic Waldorf-Astoria hotel.

Peabody winners were announced in April by the event's organizer, the University of Georgia. The awards honor "distinguished achievement and meritorious service by radio and television networks, stations, producing organizations, cable television organizations and individuals."
To see additional photos from the event click below...

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