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Tyler Perry's 'House of Payne' Took Top Honors at the 39th Annual NAACP Image Awards

February 15, 2008 04:57:06 GMT

TBS' sitcom "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" was the leading TV winner at the 39th annual NAACP Image Awards Thursday, February 14, won three awards all at once.


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Winners of the 39th annual NAACP Image Awards have been unveiled. The awards show, took place Thursday, February 14 at the Shrine Auditorium, saw TBS' sitcom "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" won three top honors in the TV categories, mainly for Comedy Series, Actor in a Comedy Series for LaVan Davis, and Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Lance Gross.

CW Network's sitcom "Everybody Hates Chris" which was one of the leading award nominees with six nods, unfortunately, walked away with just one award which was for the category of Writing in a Comedy Series for Ali LeRoi. The other leading nominee "Girlfriends" which was up for six nods as well, sad to say, experienced worse fate as it won none.

Here's the full list of the 39th annual NAACP Image Awards winners for TV categories:

  • Comedy Series: "Tyler Perry's House of Payne"
  • Actor in a Comedy Series: LaVan Davis, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne"
  • Actress in a Comedy Series: America Ferrera, "Ugly Betty"
  • Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Lance Gross, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne"
  • Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Vanessa Williams, "Ugly Betty"
  • Directing in a Comedy Series: Ken Whittingham, "The Office: Phyllis's Wedding"
  • Writing in a Comedy Series: Ali LeRoi, "Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Guidance Counselor"
  • Drama Series: "Grey's Anatomy"
  • Actor in a Drama Series: Hill Harper, "CSI: NY"
  • Actress in a Drama Series: Regina Taylor, "The Unit"
  • Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Omar Epps, "House"
  • Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Chandra Wilson, "Grey's Anatomy"
  • Directing in a Dramatic Series: Seith Mann, "Friday Night Lights: Are You Ready For Friday Night?"
  • Writing in a Dramatic Series: Shonda Rhimes and Krista Vernoff, "Grey's Anatomy: A Change is Gonna Come"
  • TV Movie, Miniseries or Dramatic Special: "Life Support"
  • Actor in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Dramatic Special: Wendell Pierce, "Life Support"
  • Actress in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Dramatic Special: Queen Latifah, "Life Support"
  • Actor in a Daytime Drama Series: Kristoff St. John, "The Young And The Restless"
  • Actress in a Daytime Drama Series: Christel Khalil, "The Young And The Restless"
  • News/Information, Series or Special: "In Conversation: The Senator Barack Obama Interview"
  • Talk Series: "Tavis Smiley 'Crisis in Darfur'"
  • Reality Series: "Run's House 4"
  • Variety Series or Special: "Celebration of Gospel '07"
  • Children's Program: "That's So Raven"
  • Performance in a Youth/Children's Program, Series or Special: Raven-Symone, "That's So Raven"
Click naacpimageawards.net for the full list of awards winners in overall categories.

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posted by jay on Nov 13, 2008
i think that is great that a black man is out there doing his thing.

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