BET Leads Cable's NAACP Image Awards Wins
BET took home the lion’s share of NAACP Image Awards during a ceremony held Saturday.
BET won three Image awards, including best comedy series for The Game. Lifetime and TBS both took home two Image Awards, which celebrates multicultural excellence in several categories.
Showtime, TV One, OWN and The Disney Channel also won Image Awards during a live ceremony that wii re-air on TV One on Feb. 9.
The 44th annual Image Awards winners in the television category are listed below.
Comedy Series: The Game (BET)
Actor in a Comedy Series: Don Cheadle, House Of Lies (Showtime)
Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Lance Gross "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Cassi Davis, Tyler Perry's House of Payne (TBS)
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Vanessa Williams: Desperate Housewives (ABC)
Drama Series: Scandal (ABC)
Actor in a Drama Series: LL Cool J, NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)
Actress in a Drama Series: Kerry Washington, Scandal (ABC)
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Omar Epps, House M.D. (Fox)
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Loretta Devine, Grey's Anatomy (ABC)
Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: Steel Magnolias, (Lifetime)
Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: Cuba Gooding Jr., Hallmark Hall of Fame'sFirelight, (ABC)
Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: Alfre Woodard, Steel Magnolias (Lifetime)
Actor in a Daytime Drama Series: Kristoff St. John, The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Actress in a Daytime Drama Series: Tatyana Ali, The Young and the Restless (CBS)
News/Information (Series or Special): Unsung (TV One)
Talk Series: The View (ABC)
Reality Series: Welcome to Sweetie Pie's (OWN)
Variety Series or Special: Black Girls Rock (BET)
Children’s Program: Kasha and the Zulu King (BET)
Performance in a Youth/ Children’s Program (Series or Special): Loretta Devine, Doc McStuffins (Disney Junior)
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