Wednesday, June 19, 2024

NAACP Image Awards Night 2 Winners Include Issa Rae, DC Young Fly, Eboni K. Williams & More

Eboni K. Williams / via Bravo
Eboni K. Williams / via Bravo

*LOS ANGELES- Last night, the NAACP kicked off night two of the “55th NAACP Image Awards” by announcing the second round of winners in the non-televised award categories, which included Outstanding Variety Show, Reality Program, Reality Competition or Game Show, Children’s Program, and more.

The awards were announced tonight during the NAACP Virtual Image Awards’ Show sponsored by Wells Fargo, Google, Bank of America, Gushers, FedEx, Airbnb, Amazon, Diageo, Denny’s, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines at naacpimageawards.net.

Tonight’s winners included DC Young Fly for Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – “Celebrity Squares,” Leslie Jones for Outstanding Performance in a Short Form Series – “The Daily Show After the Cut,” Kyla Pratt for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television) – “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder,” Issa Rae for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Motion Picture) – “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,” Eboni K. Brown for Outstanding News and Information Podcast – “Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams,” and more.

The night additionally featured host Khleo Thomas and appearances from presenters, including Dreka Gates, EJ Williams (ABC’s The Wonder Years), Judge Mablean (Justice with Judge Mablean), Leah Sava Jeffries (Disney+ Percy Jackson and The Olympians), and Taja V. Simpson (BET’s The Oval). The three-day-long 55th NAACP Image Awards Virtual Experience concluding tomorrow, will invite fans to join the Image Awards in a celebration of the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color across more than 90 competitive categories.

The “55th NAACP Image Awards,” hosted by Queen Latifah, will premiere LIVE on Saturday, March 16th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on BET and the CBS Television Network.

D.C. Young Fly in Candy Cane Lane
D.C. Young Fly in Candy Cane Lane

The full list of winners from tonight can be found below:

Outstanding Variety Show (Series or Special)
“A Black Lady Sketch Show”

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble
DC Young Fly – “Celebrity Squares”

Outstanding Reality Program, Reality Competition or Game Show (Series)
“Wild ‘N Out”

Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special)
“20/20” – Kerry Washington: Thicker Than Water – A Conversation with Robin Roberts

Outstanding Children’s Program
“Gracie’s Corner”

Outstanding Performance in a Short Form Series
Leslie Jones – “The Daily Show After The Cut”

Outstanding Short Form Series – Comedy or Drama
“Doggyland”

Outstanding Short Form Series – Reality/Nonfiction
“I Was A Soul Train Dancer”

Outstanding Short Form Documentary (Film)
“Black Girls Play: The Story of Hand Games”

Outstanding Short Form (Live Action)
“The After”

Outstanding Short Form (Animated)
“Lil’ Ruby”

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Motion Picture)
Issa Rae – “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television)
Kyla Pratt – “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder”

Outstanding News and Information Podcast
“Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams”

Outstanding Podcast – Limited Series/Short Form
“Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast”

Outstanding Podcast – Scripted Series
“Yes We Cannabis”

Outstanding Arts, Sports and Entertainment Podcast
“Here’s The Thing”

Outstanding Society and Culture Podcast
“The 85 South Show with Karlous Miller, DC Young Fly and Chico Bean”

Outstanding Lifestyle / Self-Help Podcast
“Black Money Tree”
NAACP will continue to recognize winners in non-televised Image Awards categories virtually until March 13th on www.naacpimageawards.net, at an Awards Dinner and Program on March 14th and the Fashion Show on March 15th. The awards dinner will be hosted by Sherri Shepherd and honor Frankie Beverly with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Fashion Show will be hosted by Brandee Evans and honor June Ambrose with the NAACP Vanguard Award for Fashion.

The “55th NAACP Image Awards” is proudly presented by this year’s incredible partners and sponsors, including Wells Fargo, Google, Bank of America, Gushers, FedEx, Airbnb, Amazon, Diageo, Denny’s, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines.

For all information and the latest news, please follow NAACP Image Awards on Instagram @NAACPImageAwards.
About NAACP
The NAACP advocates, agitates, and litigates for the civil rights due to Black America. Our legacy is built on the foundation of grassroots activism by the biggest civil rights pioneers of the 20th century and is sustained by 21st century activists. From classrooms and courtrooms to city halls and Congress, our network of members across the country works to secure the social and political power that will end race–based discrimination. That work is rooted in racial equity, civic engagement, and supportive policies and institutions for all marginalized people. We are committed to a world without racism where Black people enjoy equitable opportunities in thriving communities.

NOTE: The Legal Defense Fund – also referred to as the NAACP-LDF – was founded in 1940 as a part of the NAACP, but now operates as a completely separate entity.

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The BET Media Group, a unit of Paramount (NASDAQ: PARAA; PARA; PARAP), is the world’s largest media company dedicated to entertaining, engaging, and empowering the Black community and championing Black culture. Connecting Black audiences through a portfolio of brands including BET, BET+, BET Gospel, BET HER, BET International, BET Jams, BET Soul, BET Studios, and VH1, the BET Media Group is a thriving media ecosystem of leading interconnected platforms across cable TV, streaming, digital, studios, live events and international.

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