The award nominations for Star Trek: Discovery keep on coming, as it has been announced that the latest iteration of live-action Star Trek has received a Peabody Awards nomination in the Entertainment category.
The award winners in the Entertainment category will be revealed later this week on April 19, with the the winners attending a gala event at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan on May 19.
“So unbelievably proud.” series star Sonequa Martin-Green remarked on Twitter, as she and other Star Trek: Discovery cast and crew members expressed their excitement about the prestigeous nomination.
So proud of my Disco fam for the Peabody nomination. So unbelievably proud. 🖖🏽❤️ pic.twitter.com/DlGLzGSAgf
— Sonequa Martin-Green (@SonequaMG) April 16, 2018
SO THIS IS PRETTY FUCKING COOL. https://t.co/73h8K2DviR
— Bo Yeon Kim (@extspace) April 10, 2018
— Wilson Cruz (@wcruz73) April 10, 2018
Next Generation Connection
The Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “The Big Goodbye” won the George Foster Peabody Award for excellence in television broadcasting in 1987 — making it the first hour-long drama to win a Peabody Award in that category and the first for any Star Trek series.