Yesterday, the entertainment industry’s finest gathered at the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards at the Waldorf=Astoria in NYC, honoring 39 winners for excellence in electronic media for 2012.
There to accept the award for HBO’s hit series ‘Girls’ was executive producer, Judd Apatow who during his speech, couldn’t contain his inner geek saying ‘It is an honor to be among you, I just peed next to Dr. Who and I’m very excited right now.’
Other attendees included Amy Poehler, who was there in support of Lorne Michaels, who received a rare individual Peabody Award; Bryant Gumbel, Louis C.K., Robin Roberts, Dl Hughley, Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman.
Below are additional quotes from various notables at the prestigious ceremony hosted by Scott Pelley; as well as a link to download various images from the event. Hoping you’ll be able to run! Photo credit: Anders Krusberg/Peabody Awards
D.L. Hughley – Official Recipient for ‘D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List’ on Comedy Central
“Nothing says journalistic integrity like Comedy Central”
Judd Apatow –Official Recipient for ‘Girls’ on HBO
‘Thank you to the Peabody people for all of the Coke Zero and an enormous amount of beef… that was a lot of beef. It is an honor to be among you, I just peed next to Dr. Who and I’m very excited right now. “
Lorne Michael – Awarded an Individual Peabody Award
“I can’t tell you how happy I am to finally be among serious people. I truly appreciate this… “
Robin Roberts – Official Recipient for ‘Robins Journey’ an ABC News Special
“…As Diane once told me, we want to do stories that cause a reaction that leads to action. 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…”
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