NAACP Image Awards 2013 Nominees in TV: 'Steel Magnolias' Leads With Seven

December 12, 2012 02:07:23 GMT

Following the Lifetime TV movie's domination are 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Treme' with four each, while 'Glee', 'True Blood' and 'Scandal' are among other shows with multiple noms.


NAACP Image Awards 2013 Nominees in TV: 'Steel Magnolias' Leads With Seven
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The nominations for the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards were announced on Tuesday morning, December 11 in Beverly Hills, California. Grabbing the most nods in TV field is Lifetime's TV movie "Steel Magnolias" with seven.

The remake of a 1989 feature film of the same title vies for the Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special. It grabs four of five spots in Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special category, putting its stars Alfre Woodard, Jill Scott, Phylicia Rashad and Queen Latifah up against one another for the title.

The other two nods it receives are for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special. Getting the honors are Afemo Omilami and Tory Kittles, who will face off Cuba Gooding Jr., Michael Jai White and Rockmond Dunbar.

Trailing behind "Steel Magnolias" are veteran series "Grey's Anatomy" and HBO's drama "Treme" which score four nominations apiece. Both shows are up for Outstanding Drama Series, competing alongside "Boardwalk Empire", "Scandal" and "True Blood".

Chandra Wilson and Sandra Oh represent "Grey's" in Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series, which also has Khandi Alexander of "Treme", Kerry Washington of "Scandal" and Regina King of "Southland" as the nominees. Battling it out for the Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series title, meanwhile, are Dule Hill of "Psych", Hill Harper of "CSI: NY", LL Cool J of "NCIS: Los Angeles", the late Michael Clarke Duncan of "The Finder" and Wendell Pierce of "Treme".

The nominees in Outstanding Comedy Series include "Glee", "Modern Family" and "The Mindy Project". Amber Riley of "Glee" scores a nod in Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, while Anthony Anderson of "Guys with Kids", Damon Wayans Jr. of "Happy Endings ", Don Cheadle of "House of Lies", Donald Faison of "The Exes" and Hosea Chanchez of "The Game" are up for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series title.

The 2013 NAACP Image Awards will air live on February 1, 2013 at 8 P.M. ET on NBC. The event celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. The TV nominees can be seen below, while the complete list is available on the official site.

Outstanding Comedy Series:

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Outstanding Drama Series: Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special:
  • "Abducted: The Carlina White Story" (Lifetime)
  • "Hallmark Hall of Fame's FIRELIGHT" (ABC)
  • "Raising Izzie" (GMC TV)
  • "Steel Magnolias" (Lifetime)
  • "Sugar Mommas" (GMC TV)
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series: Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series: Outstanding News/ Information - (Series or Special):
  • "Ask Obama Live: An MTV Interview with The President" (MTV)
  • "Judge Mathis" (Syndicated)
  • "Save My Son with Dr. Steve Perry" (TV One)
  • "Unsung" (TV One)
  • "Washington Watch with Roland Martin" (TV One)
Outstanding Talk Series: Outstanding Reality Series: Outstanding Variety Series or Special:
  • "Black Girls Rock" (BET)
  • "Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots 35 Years Later" (OWN)
  • "Oprah's Master Class" (OWN)
  • "The First Graduating Class: Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls" (OWN)
  • "Verses & Flow" (TV One)
Outstanding Children's Program:
  • "Degrassi" (TeenNick)
  • "Kasha and the Zulu King" (BET)
  • "The Legend of Korra" (Nickelodeon)
  • "The TeenNick HALO Awards 2012" (Nick@Nite)
  • "The Weight of the Nation for Kids" (HBO)
Outstanding Performance in a Youth/ Children's Program - (Series or Special): Writing in a Comedy Series:
  • Karin Gist - "House of Lies" - Mini-Mogul (Showtime)
  • Marc Wilmore - "The Simpsons" - The Spy Who Learned Me (FOX)
  • Michael Shipley - "Last Man Standing" - High Expectations (ABC)
  • Prentice Penny - "Happy Endings" - Meet the Parrots (ABC)
  • Vali Chandrasekaran, Robert Carlock - "30 Rock" - Murphy Brown Lied to Us (NBC)
Outstanding Documentary - (Theatrical or Television):
  • "Black Wings" (Smithsonian Channel)
  • "Brooklyn Castle" (Producers Distribution Agency)
  • "First Position" (IFC Films)
  • "Marley" (Magnolia Pictures)
  • "On the Shoulders of Giants - The Story of the Greatest Team You've Never Heard Of" (Showtime)

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