Selena Gomez and 'The Voice' Nominated for 2013 Imagen Awards


Selena Gomez and 'The Voice' Nominated for 2013 Imagen Awards


Gomez is up for Best Actress/Television and 'The Voice' is vying for Best Variety or Reality Show at the upcoming awards show to be held on August 17.

The Imagen Foundation will continue its tradition to honor portrayals of Latinos and Latino cultures in television and film at its upcoming 28th annual Imagen Awards. The nominees have just been unveiled, putting "Castle", "Chicago Fire" and "Dallas" in one category, Best Primetime Television Program. Also nominated for the title are "Grey's Anatomy", "Private Practice" and "Switched at Birth".

Landing two nods in total, "Castle" leads series regular Jon Huertas to land among best TV actor nominees, competing with Benjamin Bratt of "Private Practice", Guillermo Diaz of "Scandal" and Danny Pino of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit".

"Chicago Fire" has its star Monica Raymund vying for best TV actress trophy. Selena Gomez, through her TV movie "The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex", gets nominated for the same title, also facing off against "Once Upon a Time" villain Lana Parrilla and Sonia Braga of "Meddling Mom".

"Dallas", which gets a total of three nominations, pits Jordana Brewster against her co-star Julie Gonzalo for Best Supporting Actress/Television prize. Kevin Alejandro of "Golden Boy" and "Chicago Fire" star Joe Minoso, meanwhile, are among the Best Supporting Actor/Television nominees.

In Variety or Reality Show category, "The Voice" will battle it out for the title against "Project Runway" and "Real Time with Bill Maher" among others.

In movie field, no studio pic is among the five nominees for Best Feature Film. One notable name, however, appears on the list, as Eva Mendes lands a nomination for Best Actress/Supporting Actress - Feature Film through her role in "The Place Beyond the Pines".

The winners of the 2013 Imagen Awards will be announced in a ceremony to be held August 17 at the Beverly Hilton. The show will air on PBS SoCal as an hourlong special on a later date.

Partial list of 2013 Imagen Awards nominations:

Best Primetime Television Program

Best Primetime Program: Special or Movie-of-the-Week
  • "George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You" (Dakota Pictures/George Lopez in association with HBO Entertainment)
  • "Meddling Mom" (The Konigsberg Company in association with Silver Screen Pictures/Hallmark Movie Channel)
  • "We Love Jenni Special" (Blank Paige Productions)
Best Actor/Television Best Actress/Television Best Supporting Actor/Television Best Supporting Actress/Television Best Young Actress/Television Best Children's Programming Best Documentary/Film or Television
  • "Cubamerican" (No Productions)
  • "Granito: How to Nail a Dictator" (Skylight Pictures)
  • "Harvest of Empire" (ONYK Films/ EVS Communications/ Loquito Productions)
  • "Mariachi High" (Rubylake, LLC)
  • "Precious Knowledge" (Dos Vatos Productions)
  • "Voces: Tales of Masked Men" (Echo Park Films, Inc/Latino Public Broadcasting)
  • "We Women Warriors" (Tejiendo Sabiduria) (Todos Los Pueblos Productions, LLC)
  • "Who is Dayani Cristal?" (Pulse Films)
Best National Informational Program
  • "America Reframed: New Muslim Cool" (American Documentary, Inc.)
  • "American Latino TV" (LATV Networks)
  • "Oprah's Next Chapter" (Harpo Studios)
  • "Pati's Mexican Table" (The Cortez Brothers/WETA/APT)
  • "Voces: Tales of Masked Men" (Echo Park Films, Inc/Latino Public Broadcasting)
  • "We Decide: Latinos and the 2012 Election" (Peacock Productions/NBCUniversal)
Best Local Informational Program
  • "#LAPREPA" (Time Warner Cable Deportes/Los Angeles, California)
  • "Families Matter: Getting Ready for College" (KLCS-TV/Los Angeles, California)
  • "Hola! LA" (Latin Heat Media/CBS Broadcasting, Inc./Los Angeles, California)
  • "NBC4 Life Connected Hispanic Heritage Month Special" (KNBC-TV/Los Angeles, California)
  • "Vista L.A." (ABC7/Los Angeles, California)
Best Variety or Reality Show
  • "24/7 Chavez-Martinez" (HBO Sports)
  • "Latino 101" (NuvoTV/The Nieves Company)
  • "Project Runway" (The Weinstein Company/Bunim-Murray Productions/Full Picture Entertainment in association with Lifetime)
  • "Real Time with Bill Maher" (Bill Maher Productions/Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment)
  • "The Voice" (One Three Television/Warner Horizon Television)


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