2018 NAACP Image Awards Nominees Are Announced

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Outstanding Comedy Series

“Ballers” (HBO)

“black-ish” (ABC)

“Dear White People” (Netflix)

“Insecure” (HBO)

“Survivor’s Remorse” (Starz)

 

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson – “black-ish” (ABC)

Aziz Ansari – “Master of None” (Netflix)

Dwayne Johnson – “Ballers” (HBO)

Keegan-Michael Key – “Friends from College” (Netflix)

RonReaco Lee – “Survivor’s Remorse” (Starz)

 

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Danielle Brooks – “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)

Issa Rae – “Insecure” (HBO)

Loretta Devine – “The Carmichael Show” (NBC)

Niecy Nash – “Claws” (TNT)

Tracee Ellis Ross – “black-ish ” (ABC)

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Ernie Hudson – “Grace and Frankie” (Netflix)

Jay Ellis – “Insecure” (HBO)

John David Washington – “Ballers” (HBO)

Omar Miller – “Ballers” (HBO)

Tituss Burgess – “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Leslie Jones – “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Marsai Martin – “black-ish” (ABC)

Tichina Arnold – “Survivor’s Remorse” (Starz)

Uzo Aduba – “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)

Yvonne Orji – “Insecure” (HBO)

Outstanding Drama Series

“Greenleaf” (OWN)

“Power” (Starz)

“Queen Sugar” (OWN)

“This Is Us” (NBC)“

Underground” (WGN America)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Kofi Siriboe – “Queen Sugar” (OWN)

Mike Colter – “Marvel’s The Defenders” (Netflix)

Omari Hardwick – “Power” (Starz)

Sterling K. Brown – “This Is Us ” (NBC)

Terrence Howard – “Empire” (FOX)

 

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Jurnee Smollett-Bell – “Underground” (WGN America)

Kerry Washington – “Scandal” (ABC)

Rutina Wesley – “Queen Sugar” (OWN)

Taraji P. Henson – “Empire” (FOX)

Viola Davis – “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Bryshere Gray – “Empire” (FOX)

Dondre Whitfield – “Queen Sugar” (OWN)

Joe Morton – “Scandal” (ABC)

Jussie Smollett – “Empire” (FOX)

Trai Byers – “Empire” (FOX)

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Lynn Whitfield – “Greenleaf” (OWN)

Naturi Naughton – “Power” (Starz)

Samira Wiley – “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)

Susan Kelechi Watson – “This Is Us” (NBC)

Tina Lifford – “Queen Sugar” (OWN)

 

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited – Series or Dramatic Special

“Flint” (Lifetime)

“Shots Fired” (FOX)“

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”(HBO)

“The New Edition Story” (BET)“

When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story” (TV One)

 

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

Bryshere Grey – “The New Edition Story” (BET)

Idris Elba – “Guerrilla” (Showtime)

Laurence Fishburne – “Madiba” (BET)

Mack Wilds – “Shots Fired” (FOX)

Woody McClain – “The New Edition Story” (BET)

 

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

Jill Scott – “Flint” (Lifetime)

Oprah Winfrey – “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” (HBO)

Queen Latifah – “Flint” (Lifetime

)Regina King – “American Crime” (ABC)

Sanaa Lathan – “Shots Fired” (FOX)


Outstanding News/ Information – (Series or Special)

“News One Now” (TV One)

“Oprah’s Master Class” (OWN)

“The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman” (National Geographic)

“Through the Fire: The Legacy of Barack Obama” (BET)

“Unsung” (TV One)

 

Outstanding Talk Series

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)

“Super Soul Sunday” (OWN)

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah”

 (Comedy Central)“The Real” (Syndicated)

“The View” (ABC)

 

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series

“Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN)

“Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” (VH1)

“Shark Tank” (ABC)

“The Manns” (TV One)

“United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell” (CNN)

 

Outstanding Variety or Game Show – (Series or Special)

“Black Girls Rock! 2017” (BET)

“Dave Chappelle: The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas” (Netflix)

“Def Comedy Jam 25” (Netflix)

“Lip Sync Battle” (Spike)

“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)


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