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The 71st Annual Peabody Awards: The Complete List of Winners!

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The winners of the 71st Annual Peabody Awards – possibly the most prestigious awards for television, radio and online programming – have been announced and it should probably come as no surprise that HBO’s Game of Thrones and Treme, PBS’ Austin City Limits, Showtime’s Homeland and syndicated game show Jeopardy were among them.

For a complete list of this year’s winners, follow the jump.

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That’s Not My Penguin! Awake’s Cast Promised A Penguin; This Week We Get A Penguin!

Awake [NBC, Thursdays, 10/9C] is one of the best of the season’s new programs, but you’d never know it from the ratings. At least when the show’s cast and creator promised a penguin, they came through with a penguin. Maybe that will help the ratings; maybe not. Still, it looks like a thoroughly entertaining hour of television.

Check out the penguin’s introduction, above, and two more intriguing clips from That’s Not My Penguin after the jump.

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Make No Bones About It: Booth and Bones Get Season 8!

When Bones [Fox, Mondays, 8/7C] returns on April 2, FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth and forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan will welcome their first child [a girl] into the world and onto the series – but that’s not the only big news for the show, which has been picked up for an eighth season. Fox made the announcement this morning.

Check out the press release following the jump.

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EM Exclusive!!! The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Trailer Debuts on Eclipse!

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Assemble!! Marvel’s The Avengers hits the big screen May 4… But in the meantime, get your hero fix with Marvel TV’s trailer for season 2 of The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, premiering April 1 inside Marvel Universe on Disney XD! The Avengers have fought against some of the most powerful and dangerous super villains in the world. But just when the team thought they had things under control, new threats emerge… Caught in the crossfire between two warring alien empires – Earth’s Mightiest Heroes must make a stand. But whom can they trust when they learn not everyone is who they seem to be? Tune in for The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes season two premiere, along with the series premiere of Ultimate Spider-Man inside Marvel Universe on Disney XD April 1 beginning at 11am/10c. Take a look at our exclusive sneaks at Avengers and Spider-Man after the break!

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Jenna-Louise Coleman Is The Doctor’s New Companion!

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When Karen Gillan [Amy Pond] and Arthur Darvill [Rory Williams] leave the TARDIS for the last time, Doctor Who’s Timelord will be joined by Jenna-Louise Coleman, a twenty-five year old from Blackpool who will, according to showrunner, Steven Moffat, ‘can talk even faster than he does.’

Coleman’s first appearance will be in the 2012 Doctor Who Christmas Special – and she joins the show during a dramatic turn of events. The change in companions in just one in a series of events as the show builds to its 50th anniversary year.

The official press release follows the jump.

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Sir Patrick Stewart To Host 71st Annual Peabody Awards!

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Captain Jean-Luc Picard is going where no starship captain has gone before. Sir Patrick Stewart has been officially announced as the host of the 71st Annual George Foster Peabody Awards ceremony on Monday, May 21, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. Stewart, who has been involved in two Peabody Award-winning productions, is the first actor to be named as host of the prestigious awards than honor the best in electronic media.

The full press release follows the jump.

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Treasure Island Is One Night Movie Event For Syfy!

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Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic swashbuckler, Treasure Island, comes to Syfy on May 5th as a one night, four-hour special event. The RHI Entertainment production stars Eddie Izzard as Long John Silver, Elijah Wood as Ben Gunn and Donald Sutherland as Flint. Tony Regbo [the Harry Potter films] is young Jim Hawkins.

The official press release follows the jump.

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Starz Renews Magic City Before Series Premieres!

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It hasn’t even premiered yet, but Starz has given Magic City a second season.

The series, which revolves around the most luxurious hotel/casino in Miami as the fifties ended, stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Ike Morgan, [Supernatural, Grey’s Anatomy, Watchmen] the hotel’s owner; Olga Kurylenko [Hitman, Quantum of Solace] as Ike’s wife, Vera, and Danny Huston [The Kingdom, Children of Men] as Ben Diamond, the crime boss who holds the mortgage on Ike’s soul – and the hotel.

Magic City debuts on Starz on April 6th [10/9C].

The full press release follows the jump.

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