TV One kicked off its coverage of the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Television Critics Tour Wednesday with several nominations within the awards' television, movie and music categories.
NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson and Urban One Inc. Alfred Liggins opened up the network's TCA session, with Dear White People star Logan Browning and Black Panther actor Winston Duke officially announcing the nominations across the various categories.
The announced nominations for the NAACP Image Awards in the television category are as follows:
Outstanding Comedy Series
Dear White People
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Cedric the Entertainer
Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Tracee Ellis Ross
Outstanding Drama Series
How to Get Away With Murder
The Chis Us
This Is Us
Best Actor In a Drama Series
Sterling K. Brown
Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Taraji P Henson
Outstanding TV Movie
Behind the Movement
Jesus Christ Superstar
The Bobby Brown Story
The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar
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