Mr. Robot Wins Yet Another Award


USA Network’s surprise hit and critical darling – Mr. Robot won the 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.

Mr. Robot follows Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek), a young cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the underground hacker group fsociety, after being recruited by their mysterious leader (Christian Slater).  Following the events of fsociety’s 5/9 hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season will explore the consequences of that attack as well as the illusion of control.

The series stars Golden Globe Award and SAG® Award Nominee Malek (“The Pacific”), Golden Globe Award Winner Slater (“Nymphomaniac”), Portia Doubleday (“Her”), Carly Chaikin (“Suburgatory”), Martin Wallström (“Simple Simon”), Grace Gummer (“Extant”), Michael Cristofer (“Ray Donovan”) and Stephanie Corneliussen (“Legends of Tomorrow”).  The dramatic second season returns Thursday, July 13 at 10/9c.