"Ugly Betty" adding more awards into its collection as the TV dramedy won top honors at the 22nd annual Imagen Awards, held Saturday July 28th at the sold out Walt Disney Concert Hall.
A Golden Globe- and Peabody Award-winning series, ABC's "Ugly Betty" was named Best Prime-time Series while won its stars America Ferrera the Best Actress award; and Ana Ortiz the Best Supporting Actress award. Ferrera, moreover, also brought home the Creative Achievement award.
Some other award winners in the television category were Miguel Ferrer of "Crossing Jordan" who took away Best Actor award; and Jose Yenque of "Between" who was named Best Supporting Actor. BBC's "Dancing with the Stars" was named Best Variety or Reality Show, while Nickelodeon's animated TV series "Dora the Explorer" chosen the Best Children's Programming.
CBC's series of biographical documentary films "Life and Times" brought home the award for the category of Best Local Informational Programming; whereas for the Best National Informational Programming category the winner was "Voces." As of the Outstanding Achievement, Cynthia Cidre, writer of the upcoming CBS series "Cane" was granted the Norman Lear Writer's Award and Walter Ulloa, chairman and CEO of Entravision Communications Corp, was bestowed the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Visit Imagen Awards for a complete list of 2007 Imagen Awards winners.