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 (31MAR04).

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 (04).

02/04/2004 02:27