February 13, 2009 04:33:46 GMT
Big nominee 'Tyler Perry's House of Payne' pocketed four wins at NAACP Image Awards, tailed by 'A Raisin in the Sun' with three.
Honoring the contribution of people of color in arts, NAACP Image Awards have handed out its trophies to variable TV shows like "Grey's Anatomy", "The Young and the Restless" and "American Idol". The biggest winner however, was "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" which scored Comedy Series, Actor, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress altogether.
Apart from nabbing the Outstanding Drama Series, "Grey's Anatomy" also took home Outstanding Actress in Drama Series through Chandra Wilson. Its spin-off "Private Practice" meanwhile, grabbed the Supporting Actor in Drama Series through Taye Diggs.
Some winners are revealed before the live telecast by FOX on Thursday, February 12 from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. They are among others, Directing in a Drama Series for Ernest Dickerson in "Lincoln Heights", Directing in a Comedy Series for Kevin Sullivan in "30 Rock" and Writing in a Comedy Series for Erica D. Montolfo in "The Game".