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The 42rd Annual Saturn Awards in Burbank, CA will be hosted by John Barrowman. David Tennant has been nominated in the Best Supporting TV Actor category for his performance as Kilgrave in the Netflix exclusive comic book adaptation Marvel’s Jessica Jones.
Also nominated is Krysten Ritter, Tennant’s co-star in the series, who plays the eponymous Jessica. She is shortlisted as Best TV Actress. The series itself has been given a nod in a brand new category for this year: Best New Media Television Series.
The Saturn Awards are presented every year by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. Members of the academy vote to decide the winners of the awards which recognise the very best in genre entertainment across film and TV.
The relevant categories are:
Best Supporting TV Actor
Richard Armitage – Hannibal
Vincent D’Onofrio – Daredevil
Kit Harington – Game of Thrones
Toby Jones – Wayward Pines
Erik Knudsen – Continuum
Lance Roddick – Bosch
David Tennant – Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Patrick Wilson – Fargo
Best TV Actress
Gillian Anderson – The X-Files
Caitriona Balfe – Outlander
Melissa Benoist – Supergirl
Kim Dickens – Fear The Walking Dead
Rachel Nichols – Continuum
Krysten Ritter – Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Rebecca Romijn – The Librarians
Best New Media Television Series
Bosch – Amazon
Daredevil – Netflix
Dreamwork’s Dragons – Netflix
The Man In The High Castle – Amazon
Marvel’s Jessica Jones – Netflix
Powers – Crackle
Sense8 – Netflix
Source: David Tennant News