ABC Studios, CNN and Time Warner Cable each won multiple National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications Vision Awards during the diversity organization's 15th annual awards event
The April 17 Beverly Hills-based luncheon ceremony for the Vision Awards, which honors excellence in multi-ethnic and culturally-relevant original television programming, drew more than 350 attendees, according to the organization.
ABC Studios took home two Vision Awards -- which this year expanded its eligibly rules to include broadcast and online content - in the categories of drama for Grey's Anatomy and comedy for Ugly Betty.
Time Warner Cable's Spanish-language on-demand show Time Warner Cable's Futbol Mania garnered two awards in the category of foreign language and long-form digital media, while CNN took top honors in the documentary category for its CNN Presents: Black in America, as well as in the news/informational category for Black in America: Suicide Survivor.
Overall, Disney/ABC Television Group and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. each garnered a total of three wins.
The awards luncheon was held in conjunction with NAMIC-Southern California's West Coast Creative Summit event, according to the organization.
The Vision Awards winners are as follows:
Handy Manny - Disney Channel
Best Performance - Comedy:
Larramie Doc Shaw: Tyler Perry's House of Payne - TBS
Best Performance - Drama:
Benito Martinez: The Shield -- FX Networks
Ni Hao, Kai-Lan - Nickelodeon
Ugly Betty - ABC Studios
Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - HBO
Digital Media - Long Form:
Time Warner Cable's Futbol Mania -- Time Warner Cable
Digital Media - Short Form:
Yes We Can, Essence Election '08 -- Essence Communications
CNN Presents: Black in America -- CNN
Grey's Anatomy - ABC Studios
Time Warner Cable's Futbol Mania - Time Warner Cable
Down Home With The Neelys: "Pass It On" -- Scripps Networks / Food Network
News /Informational (tie):
Black in America: Suicide Survivor -- CNN
In Conversation: The Michelle Obama Interview -- TV One
Original Movie or Special:
The Africa Channel Presents: A Night of Tribute -- The Africa Channel
The mun2 Hook Up: Frankie J -- mun2
The Secret Game - ESPN
Variety /Talk Show:
The BET Honors -- BET
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