ABC’s black-ish and Starz’ Power were the big winners at the NAACP Image Awards Saturday night.
Black-ish swept all five awards in the comedy category, while Power won two of five awards in the drama category -- outstanding drama series and outstanding actor in a drama series -- according to the civil rights organization.
Overall, ABC won eight awards combined across Saturday's live telecast and during a March 29 non-televised ceremony to lead all networks. OWN finished second with three statuettes, according to the civil rights organization.
The 50th NAACP Image Awards, which were televised live by Tv One, honor outstanding performances in film, television, music, and literature.
The Image Awards winners in the television category are as follows:
Outstanding Comedy Series
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, "black-ish" (ABC)
Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Tracee Ellis Ross, "black-ish " (ABC)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Marcus Scribner, “black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Marsai Martin, “black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
Omari Hardwick, "Power" (Starz)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Taraji P. Henson, "Empire" (FOX)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jesse Williams, “Grey’s Anatomy" (ABC)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Lynn Whitfield, “Greenleaf” (OWN)
Outstanding Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special
“The Bobby Brown Story” (BET)
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special
Michael B. Jordan, “Fahrenheit 451” (HBO)
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited series or Dramatic Special
Regina King, “Seven Seconds” (Netflix)
Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special)
“Oprah Winfrey Presents: Becoming Michelle Obama” (OWN)
Outstanding Talk Series
“The Real” (Syndicated)
Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series
“Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN)
Outstanding Variety or Game Show (Series Or Special)
“Black Girls Rock” (BET)
Outstanding Children’s Program
“Doc McStuffins” (Disney Junior)
Outstanding Performance by A Youth (series, special, television movie or limited series)
Marsai Martin,”black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) -- Individual or Ensemble
Jada Pinkett Smith, Adrienne Banfield Norris, Willow Smith, “Red Table Talk” (Facebook Watch)
Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) -- Individual or Ensemble
Steve Harvey, “Family Feud” (Syndication)
Outstanding Guest Actor or Actress in a Television Series
Kerry Washington, “How to Get Away With Murder” (ABC)
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