Marvel's Jessica Jones Is A Peabody Finalist
Marvel's Jessica Jones has been announced as a finalist for this year's Peabody Awards.
60 finalists have been named by the Peabody Awards’ Board of Jurors for 2015, from which a set number of winning programs will be chosen. To be known as The Peabody 30, these selections will be unveiled beginning next week, and honored at the 75th anniversary Peabody ceremony on May 21 in New York.
The Peabody 30 will be revealed in a succession of announcements by category, beginning April 19 with the news, radio/podcast, public service and Web winners via Facebook Live. Entertainment and children’s/youth winners will be announced on The Today Show on April 21, and documentary and educational winners via Facebook Live on April 26.
The gala will be televised in a 90-minute special, “The 75th Anniversary Peabody Awards,” airing on Pivot, Monday, June 6 (8 p.m. ET/PT).
David Tennant features as the villainous, mind-controlling Kilgrave in the 13 part series which is exclusive to Netflix. Krysten Ritter stars as a former superhero, the titular Jones, now retired and keeping a low profile as a private detective in New York's Hell's Kitchen. However her world is rocked when she discovers that Kilgrave, her former tormentor, is back and is looking for her. The drama also stars Mike Colter, Carrie-Anne Moss and Rachael Taylor.
Watch Marvel's Jessica Jones on Netflix now.