The 76th Annual Peabody Awards premiered June 2, 2017 at 9/8c.
The Peabody Awards
Join Rashida Jones to honor powerful stories in television, radio and digital media.
About the Show
The Peabody Awards honor the most powerful, enlightening and invigorating stories in television, radio and digital media. One of the most prestigious events of the year, the annual Peabody Awards ceremony marks its 76th presentation in 2017. The evening program spotlights all 30 of the year’s winners along with achievement awards for Norman Lear and ITVS, the respective Individual and Institutional Award recipients. Rashida Jones, a cast member of Peabody Award-winning “Parks and Recreation,” serves as the evening’s host.
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A Closer Look at The 76th Annual Peabody Awards
About the Host | Rashida Jones
Rashida Jones is an actor, director, producer, screenwriter, musician and activist. She currently stars in the hit TBS series "Angie Tribeca" where she plays the title role, in addition to working behind the camera as executive producer and a director of some episodes. Credit: Sam Jones
A multi-hyphenate in the entertainment space, this past year Jones was nominated for an NAACP image award for co-writing the first episode of Netflix’s third season of "Black Mirror." She also developed "Claws" on TNT, a nail-salon turned money-laundering-front dramedy, set to premiere this summer.This April, she will be releasing a docu-series on Netflix, “Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On,” a continued exploration of themes discovered in her Emmy nominated documentary in 2015, “Hot Girls Wanted.” The series will focus on society’s relationship with sex and technology.
Fans grew to love Jones from her beloved roles on "The Office" and "Parks and Recreation," and through the romantic film that she wrote and starred in, "Celeste and Jesse Forever."