Sunday, September 19, 2021

NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Selma,’ ‘Scandal,’ Taraji … Big Winners

Actress Tracee Ellis Ross attends the Tracy Reese fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 at Art Beam on September 7, 2014 in New York City
Cast of ‘Black-ish’

*If you missed it, Friday night in Pasadena the NAACP Image Awards were held on TV One and the big winner was ABC’s “Black-ish.” The comedy was best in five categories including best leads, Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.

Additionally, Taraji P. Henson was honored with  the Entertainer of the Year Award, capping off a year for Henson that included a starring role in “No Good Deed,” for which she also took home an Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture.

Finally, Spike Lee received the NAACP President’s Award, chosen by NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks.

Below are some of the winners of the 46th NAACP Image Awards. A full list will be posted at the Image Awards website.

Outstanding Drama Series
Being Mary Jane (BET)
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
House of Cards (Netflix)
How to Get Away with Murder (ABC) — WINNER
Scandal (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama
LL Cool J, NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)
Taye Diggs, Murder in the First (TNT)
Omar Epps, Resurrection (ABC)
Omari Hardwick, Being Mary Jane (BET)
Shemar Moore, Criminal Minds (CBS) — WINNER

Outstanding Actress in a Drama
Nicole Beharie, Sleepy Hollow (FOX)
Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder (ABC) — WINNER
Octavia Spencer, Red Band Society (FOX)
Gabrielle Union, Being Mary Jane (BET)
Kerry Washington, Scandal (ABC)

Supporting Actor in a Drama
Guillermo Diaz, Scandal (ABC)
Alfred Enoch, How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)
Joe Morton, Scandal (ABC) — WINNER
Courtney B. Vance, Masters of Sex (Showtime)
Jeffrey Wright, Boardwalk Empire (HBO)

Supporting Actress in a Drama
Khandi Alexander, Scandal (ABC) — WINNER
Aja Naomi King, How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)
Jada Pinkett Smith, Gotham (FOX)
Chandra Wilson, Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
Alfre Woodard, State of Affairs (NBC)

Writing in a Drama Series
Mara Brock Akil, Being Mary Jane: “Uber Love” (BET)
Zoanne Clack, Grey’s Anatomy “You Be Illin’” (ABC)
Warren Leight & Julie Martin, Law & Order: SVU: “American Disgrace” (NBC)
Zahir McGhee, Scandal: “Mama Said Knock You Out” (ABC)
Erika Green Swafford, How to Get Away with Murder: “Let’s Get To Scooping”

Outstanding Comedy
Black-ish (ABC) — WINNER
House of Lies (Showtime)
Key & Peele (Comedy Central)
Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
Real Husbands of Hollywood (BET)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy
Anthony Anderson, black-ish (ABC) — WINNER
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX)
Don Cheadle, House of Lies (Showtime)
Kevin Hart, Real Husbands of Hollywood (BET)
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele (Comedy Central)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Mindy Kaling, The Mindy Project (FOX)
Niecy Nash, The Soul Man (TV Land)
Wendy Raquel Robinson, The Game (BET)
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish (ABC) — WINNER

Supporting Actor in a Comedy
Terry Crews, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX)
Laurence Fishburne, black-ish (ABC) — WINNER
Boris Kodjoe, Real Husbands of Hollywood (BET)
Marcus Scribner, black-ish (ABC)
Glynn Turman, House of Lies (Showtime)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy
Laverne Cox, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Adrienne C. Moore, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Yara Shahidi, black-ish (ABC) — WINNER
Lorraine Toussaint, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family (ABC)

Writing in a Comedy Series
Sara Hess, Orange Is the New Black: “It Was the Change” (Netflix) — WINNER
Regina Hicks, Instant Mom: “A Kids’s Choice” (Nickelodeon/[email protected])
Mindy Kaling, The Mindy Project: “Danny and Mindy” (FOX)
Aisha Muharrar, Parks and Recreation: “Ann & Chris” (NBC)
Brigette Munoz-Liebowitz, Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Road Trip” (FOX)

Outstanding TV-Movie, Miniseries or Dramatic Special
American Horror Story: Freak Show (FX)
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (Lifetime)
Drumline: A New Beat (VH1)
The Gabby Douglas Story (Lifetime)
The Trip to Bountiful (Lifetime) — WINNER

Outstanding Reality Series
Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
Iyanla: Fix My Life (OWN) — WINNER
Shark Tank (ABC)
The Voice (NBC)
Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s (OWN)

Outstanding Talk Series
Oprah Prime (OWN)
The Queen Latifah Show (Syndicated)
Steve Harvey (Syndicated) — WINNER
The View (ABC)
The Wendy Williams Show (Syndicated)

Outstanding Variety Series or Special
BET Awards (BET)
Beyoncè Jay Z On the Run (HBO)
Family Feud (Syndicated)
Oprah’s Master Class (OWN) — WINNER
UNCF An Evening of Stars (Multiple networks)

The complete list of winners will be posted at the Image Awards website.



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