Peabody finalists include streaming giants from Netflix, Amazon, HBO

Netflix, HBO, and Amazon were represented among the 60 Peabody finalists announced Tuesday. Nominees include Jessica JonesThe Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst; Transparent; What Happened, Miss Simone?; Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief; and Beasts of No Nation.

The Peabody Awards board will condense the list down to a set number of winning programs, known as the Peabody 30, and announce by category starting April 19. Categories range from news, radio/podcast, public service, and Web winners.

The awards recognize American radio, TV, and Web programming that provides a public service. This year’s ceremony will be hosted by Keegan-Michael Key. 

The 75th annual Peabody Awards will air June 6 on Pivot at 8pm ET.

The complete list of finalists can be found at the Peabody website.

Molly Stier

Molly Stier

Molly Stier is the Real-Time Social Editor at the Daily Dot, where she previously covered politics, lifestyle, entertainment, and technology. Her work has also appeared in The Nation magazine.