Sure, any television program would love to lay claim to having an Emmy on its mantle, but when it comes to track record and honor, there's nothing better than a Peabody Award. And CBS All-Access' Star Trek: Discovery has a shot at one.
The sci-fi series is one of the nominees for the Peabody Awards for the year 2017, which honor excellence in storytelling and importance in media and are handed out through a rigorous process by an esteemed group of jurors.
Also getting the call for nomination were The Good Place, Legion, One Day at a Time and The Handmaid's Tale. All together, 60 nominees were announced from a field of 1,200 programs. The nominees will be whittled down to 30 winners in the fields of Entertainment, Documentary, News, Public Service, and Radio/Podcast.
Here are the nominees in the Entertainment category:
Alias Grace A Halfire Entertainment Production in association with CBC for Netflix (Netflix)
American Vandal CBS Television Studios for Netflix (Netflix)
Bala Loca Chilevision-Turner, Chilean National Television Council, Filmo Estudios (Chilevision-Turner/Netflix)
Better Call Saul Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions (AMC)
Halt and Catch Fire AMC Studios/Gran Via Productions (AMC)
Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King Netflix, Art & Industry (Netflix)
Insecure HBO Entertainment in association with Issa Rae Productions (HBO)
Jazz Night in America NPR, WBGO, Jazz at Lincoln Center (NPR)
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver HBO Entertainment (HBO)
Legion FX Productions, Marvel Television (FX Networks)
One Day at a Time Sony Pictures Television for Netflix (Netflix)
Saturday Night Live: Political Satire 2017 SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video (NBC)
Star Trek: Discovery CBS Television Studios (CBS All Access)
The Good Place Universal Television, Fremulon, 3 Arts Entertainment (NBC)
The Handmaid's Tale Hulu, MGM, White Oak Pictures, The Littlefield Company, Daniel Wilson Productions (Hulu)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Amazon Studios (Amazon)
For the full list of nominees, head over to the Peabody Awards web site.