Mr. Robot Wins Prestigious Peabody Award
The accolades continue for USA Network's breakout hit, Mr. Robot, as the show was named a winner of a George Foster Peabody Award in the 75thAnnual Peabody Awards competition. Praised for its culturally resonant storylines, Mr. Robot was recognized as part of the entertainment group for its outstanding achievement in television.
The 75th Annual Peabody Awards ceremony gala, which will be hosted by Keegan-Michael Key (Playing House), will take place on May 21 and televised by Pivot in a 90-minute special on Jun. 6.
The Sam Esmail-created series took two Golden Globes earlier this year for best TV drama and supporting actor in a drama series, along with three Critics' Choice awards for Rami Malek, Christian Slater and best drama, and the Writers Guild Award for best new series.
The dramatic second season of Mr. Robot returns Thursday, July 13 at 10/9c.