2011 NAACP Image Awards Winners in TV: 'Modern Family' & 'True Jackson'
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Sofia Vergara of 'Modern Family' wins Outstanding Supporting Actress, and Keke Palmer of 'True Jackson, VP' gets Outstanding Performance.

AceShowbiz - This year's winner list of the 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards in TV is dominated by "Modern Family" and "True Jackson, VP". The two TV series snatched two awards each at the live event taking place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on March 4.

The ABC drama comedy series made %cSofia Vergara% win Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, thanks to her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett. It additionally made Kevin Rodney Sullivan take home Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series prize for his work in episode "Game Changer".

The Nickelodeon show, meanwhile, led one of its main cast %cKeke Palmer% to win Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program (Series or Special) for her portrayal as the title character. The comedy series was additionally named Outstanding Children's Program.

"Sins of the Mother" also got two awards, one for Outstanding TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special and the other for Outstanding Actress in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special (%cJill Scott%). The other winners included "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (Outstanding Comedy Series), "Grey's Anatomy" (Outstanding Drama Series) and "The View" (Outstanding Talk Series).

Aired on FOX, 2011 NAACP Image Awards honors the best achievements by people of color in TV, music, literature and movie. The Friday event was hosted by %cWayne Brady% and %cHolly Robinson Peete%. This year, it comes under fire for nominating %cJay-Z%, %cNicki Minaj%, %cP. Diddy%, %cKanye West% and other artists who often use offensive lyrics and derogatory images.

  • Outstanding Comedy Series: "Tyler Perry's House of Payne"
  • Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: %cDavid Mann% - "Meet the Browns"
  • Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: %cVanessa Williams% - "Desperate Housewives"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: %cIce Cube% - "Are We There Yet?"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: %cSofia Vergara% - "Modern Family"
  • Outstanding Drama Series: "Grey's Anatomy"
  • Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: %cLL Cool J% - "NCIS: Los Angeles"
  • Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: %cRegina King% - "Southland"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: %cTerrence Howard% - "Law & Order: Los Angeles"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: %cS. Epatha Merkerson% - "Law & Order"
  • Outstanding TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: "Sins of the Mother"
  • Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: %cIdris Elba% - "Luther"
  • Outstanding Actress in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: %cJill Scott% - "Sins of the Mother"
  • Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series: %cRodney Saulsberry% - "The Bold and the Beautiful"
  • Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series: %cTatyana Ali% - "The Young and the Restless"
  • Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special): "Unsung"
  • Outstanding Talk Series: "The View"
  • Outstanding Reality Series: "Sunday Best"
  • Outstanding Variety (Series or Special): "UNCF An Evening of Stars Tribute to %cLionel Richie%"
  • Outstanding Children's Program: "True Jackson, VP"
  • Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program (Series or Special): %cKeke Palmer% - "True Jackson, VP"
  • Outstanding Documentary (Theatrical or Television): "For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots"
  • Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series: Aaron McGruder - "The Boondocks"
  • Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series: %cShonda Rhimes% - "Private Practice" - (Did You Hear What Happened to Charlotte King?)
  • Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series: Kevin Rodney Sullivan - "Modern Family" (Game Changer)
  • Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series: Millicent Shelton - "Men of a Certain Age" (Go with the Flow)

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