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72nd Annual Peabody Awards: 'Girls' And 'Southland' Get Honored

22 May 2013 7:59 AM, PDT | Celebsology | See recent Celebsology news »

The Peabody Awards had its 72nd annual ceremony in New York City on Monday, May 20, honoring 39 winners for their continued excellence in 2012. Taking place at the Waldorf Astoria, some well-deserved recognition went to the newly cancelled Southland, the Doctor Who cast, and Lorne Michaels, who received a rare individual Peabody Award.

"I can’t tell you how happy I am to finally be among serious people. I truly appreciate this…" Michaels said. The television producer was joined by friend Amy Poehler

Robin Roberts was also awarded on behalf of the ABC News Special, Robins Journey. The Good Morning America co-host was joined by her colleagues on stage. "We never thought that my journey would have such a reaction, and are so grateful that it has lead to action in saving other people’s lives…"

Other recipients included Louis C.K. for his hit Louie, D.L. Hughley for Comedy Central's D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List, »

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