Cop drama The Wire and hit British series The Office were among the TV
shows honoured at the 63rd annual PEABODY AWARDS announcement on Wednesday
The Wire was named the Best TV Drama and The Office honoured as Best
Comedy Series at the electronic media prize giving.
Other winners included kids' show DORA THE EXPLORER, touching transvestite
drama A SOLDIER'S GIRL and BBC2 NEWS, which was recognised for its special
report on Israel's nuclear programme.
The awards will be presented at a luncheon ceremony in New York on 17 May