March 21, 2011 01:37:53 GMT
The series won over 'Pretty Little Liars', 'Drop Dead Diva' and others for their portrayal of LGBT community in media.
"True Blood" came out as a winner at the 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards which was held on Saturday, March 19 in New York. The vampire drama had Denis O'Hare, who portrays gay vampire king on the show, to receive the top drama series award. In winning the trophy, "True Blood" had to beat "Brothers & Sisters", "Degrassi", "Grey's Anatomy" and "Pretty Little Liars".
Another TV winner was "30 Rock" which picked up the honor for Outstanding Individual Episode in a series without a regular LGBT character. Its fourth season's episode called "Klaus and Greta" won against episodes of "Bored to Death", "Law & Order", "Drop Dead Diva" and "Law & Order: UK".
Meanwhile, Anderson Cooper's "360" was honored as Outstanding TV Journalism for highlighting on "Gay Teen Suicides".
Additional kudos, including Outstanding Comedy Series would be handed out later in Los Angeles on April 10 at the Westin Bonaventure and on May 14 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.