Carol Burnett to be honored with the Peabody Awards' inaugural career achievement award
“Suffice it to say there would be no Gilda Radner, Julia Louis-Dreyfus or Tina Fey without her blazing the trail," says said Jeffrey P. Jones, executive director of Peabody. "We are pleased to celebrate the many contributions of a beloved TV icon.”
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