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OTRC: 'Scandal,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'House of Cards' and more win Peabody Awards

The cast of 'Scandal' appears in a promotional photo for season 3. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

"Scandal," "Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards" are just some of the winners of this year's Peabody Awards.

The University of Georgia's Grady School of Journalism, which chooses the winners every year, announced the 46 recipients of the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards on Wednesday, April 2. The awards will be presented to the winners on May 19 in a luncheon ceremony hosted by "This American Life" host Ira Glass.

The Peabody Awards recognizes excellence in radio, television and the Internet. It also honors the work of networks, individuals, producing organizations and webcasters.

"The quality of storytelling in electronic media continues to increase year-after-year, across platforms, producing organizations and nations," Dr. Jeffrey P. Jones, director of the Peabody Awards, said in a statement. "The unprecedented number of awards we gave this year reflects this fact. There simply are a larger number of stories that deserve our attention as citizens and consumers. And what a wonderfully rich and satisfying set of stories we've called attention to this year!"

Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw is getting a personal award. In addition to its award for "House of Cards," Netflix was also awarded for its original series "Orange is the New Black."

To see a full list of winners visit the Peabody Awards website here. Check out a few television winners below.

"180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School" (PBS)
"The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." (PBS)
"Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" (CNN)
"Best Kept Secret" (PBS)
"Borgen" (DR1, Denmark)
"Breaking Bad" (AMC)
"The Bridge" (FX)
"Broadchurch" (BBC America)
"A Chef's Life" (PBS)
"Great Performances: Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy" (PBS)
"House of Cards" (Netflix)
"Key & Peele" (Comedy Central)
"Orange Is the New Black" (Netflix)
"Orphan Black" (BBC America)
"The Returned" (Les Revenants) (Sundance Channel)
"Scandal" (ABC) ABC Studios
"Six by Sondheim" (HBO)
"TCM: The Story of Film" (TCM)

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