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WarnerMedia Captures 41 Nominations for the 52nd Annual NAACP Image Awards

·4 min read

WarnerMedia’s Cartoon Network, CNN, HBO, HBO Max and more nominated in 30 categories

NAACP announced its nominees for the organization’s 52nd annual NAACP Image Awards, which celebrates the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts and those who promote social justice through their creative work. Brands across WarnerMedia’s portfolio like Cartoon Network, CNN, HBO Max, HBO and TBS received nominations across 30 different categories including: "Outstanding Comedy Series," "Outstanding Children’s Programming," "Outstanding Variety Series," and many more.

This year’s winners will be announced during a live ceremony in March. See the full list of WarnerMedia’s award nominations below:

Television Categories

Outstanding Comedy Series:
Insecure (HBO)
The Last O.G. (TBS)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Tracy Morgan, The Last O.G. (TBS)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Issa Rae, Insecure (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Jay Ellis, Insecure (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Natasha Rothwell, Insecure (HBO)
Yvonne Orji, Insecure (HBO)

Outstanding Drama Series
Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Majors, Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Jurnee Smollett, Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jeffrey Wright, Westworld (HBO)
Michael Kenneth Williams, Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Aunjanue Ellis, Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special
Michaela Coel, May I Destroy You (HBO)

Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special)
The Color of Covid (CNN)

Outstanding Talk Series
The Shop: Uninterrupted (HBO)

Outstanding Reality Program, Reality Competition or Game Show (Series)
United Shades of American with W. Kamau Bell (CNN)

Outstanding Variety Show (Series or Special)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion (HBO Max)
Yvonne Orji: Momma I Made It! (HBO)

Outstanding Children’s Program
Craig of the Creek (Cartoon Network)
We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical (HBO)

Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble
Don Lemon, CNN Tonight with Don Lemon (CNN)
LeBron James, The Shop: Uninterrupted (HBO)

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special)
W. Kamau Bell – United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell (CNN)

Outstanding Guest Performance – Comedy or Drama Series
Courtney B. Vance, Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Outstanding Short Form Series – Comedy or Drama
Lazor Wulf (Adult Swim)

Motion Picture Category

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture
Jahzir Bruno, The Witches (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Charm City Kings (HBO Max)

Outstanding Animated Motion Picture
Scoob! (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – Motion Picture
Chris Rock, The Witches (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Documentary Category

Outstanding Documentary
On the Record (HBO Max)

Writing Category

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Issa Rae, Insecure - "Lowkey Feelin’ Myself" (HBO)
Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You - "Ego Death" (HBO)

Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special
Geri Cole, The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special (HBO Max)

Directing Category

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Sam Miller and Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You - "Ego Death" (HBO)

Outstanding Directing in Drama Series
Cheryl Dunye, Lovecraft Country - "Strange Case" (HBO)
Misha Green, Lovecraft Country
- "Jig-a-Bobo" (HBO)

Outstanding Directing in a Television Movie or Special
Chuck Vinson and Alan Muraoka, The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special (HBO Max)
Kamilah Forbes, Between The World and Me (HBO)

Outstanding Directing in Documentary (Television or Motion Picture)
Muta’ Ali, Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn (HBO)
Sam Pollard and Maro Chermayeff, Atlanta Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children (Ep. 1 & 2 ) – (HBO)

About WarnerMedia

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. The organization also includes Xandr’s suite of advanced advertising solutions designed to help to improve advertising for brands, publishers, and consumers.

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