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Founded in 1994, the 2014 NAMIC Vision Awards, presented by NAMIC-Southern California, will again salute and recognize original content shown on television and/or digital platforms that is reflective of the depth and breadth of the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color.

AND THE NOMINEES ARE...

ANIMATION
Doc McStuffins - Disney Junior
NFL Rush Zone - NickToons
The Legend of Korra - Nickelodeon

AWARDS & HONORS
2013 HALO Awards - Nickelodeon
Centric Presents Soul Train Awards 2012 - Centric TV/BET Networks

BEST PERFORMANCE - COMEDY
Michael Boatman: Instant Mom - Nick@Nite
Tia Mowry-Hardrict: Instant Mom - Nick@Nite
James Lesure: Men at Work - TBS
China Anne McClain: A.N.T. Farm - Disney Channel

BEST PERFORMANCE - DRAMA
Khandi Alexander: Treme - HBO
Sarayu Rao: Monday Mornings - TNT
Michael Kenneth Williams: Boardwalk Empire - HBO
Jeffrey Wright: Boardwalk Empire - HBO

CHILDREN’S
A.N.T. Farm - Disney Channel
Bobby McFerrin: A YoungArts Masterclass - HBO
Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass - HBO
Dora the Explorer - Nick Jr.

COMEDY
Devious Maids - Lifetime
Instant Mom - Nick@Nite
The Rickey Smiley Show - TV One
The Mindy Project - Universal Television

DIGITAL MEDIA - SHORT FORM
East Los High - Hulu
Larry Hernandez: El Presidente - mun2
It's Kymplicated! - NickMom
World According to Michael - TV One

DOCUMENTARY
Fault Lines: America's Infant Mortality Crisis - Al Jazeera America
Girl Rising - CNN
Great Expectations: A Black in America Special - CNN
Valentine Road - HBO

DRAMA
Grey's Anatomy - ABC
Scandal - ABC
The Bible - History
Treme - HBO

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Historias Detrás del Diamente: Yasiel Puig - Time Warner Cable Deportes
Huesos Que Hablan - Discovery en Español
Trata de Mujeres: De Tenancingo a Nueva York - Discovery en Español
Triquis - ESPN Deportes

LIFESTYLE
CNN Special Projects: Small Business Success - HLN
Cooking Channel's Road Trip with G. Garvin - Scripps Networks Interactive
Inside Africa: Lalibela: Rooted in Faith - CNN
Leading Women: Helene Gayle, CEO CARE USA - CNN

NEWS / INFORMATIONAL
America Tonight: Gangs of Chicago - Al Jazeera America
America Tonight: The Other America - Al Jazeera America
mun2 News Special: Hecho en America - mun2
Super Soul Sunday - OWN/Harpo Studios

ORIGINAL MOVIE OR SPECIAL
Being Mary Jane (Two Hour Movie Pilot) - BET Networks
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story - VH1
CNN Special Projects: Power of She - HLN
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight - HBO
Twist of Faith - Lifetime

REALITY
Raising Whitley - OWN
Six Little McGhees - OWN
Sunday Best - BET Networks
Welcome to Sweetie Pie's - OWN

REALITY - SOCIAL ISSUES
Urban Dove Team - ESPN
Vice - Killer Kids – HBO
NBA TV’s Open Court: Basketball & Society - NBA Digital
Iyanla: Fix My Life - OWN/Harpo Studios

SPORTS
America Tonight: Fists of Fury - Al Jazeera America
Richie Parker: Drive - ESPN
Sapelo Island - ESPN
Tony Gonzalez All-In - E:60/ESPN

VARIETY / TALK SHOW
12 Years A Slave: A TV One Special with Cathy Hughes - TV One
Real Time with Bill Maher - HBO
Oprah's Lifeclass - OWN/Harpo Studios
Oprah's Next Chapter - OWN/Harpo Studios

PRESS INQUIRIES

To learn more about the Vision Awards, or to request an interview with a NAMIC official, please contact:
Charmaine Chapman
BTB Communications
(310) 882-5498, ext. 5 – Office
(310) 902-8617 – Cell
char@btbcommunications.com

2014 NAMIC VISION AWARDS TIMELINE

Friday, January 10, 2014.......................................Entry Deadline

Early March 2014...................................................Announcement of Nominees

Late April 2014......................................................Announcement of Winners

 

 

2013 NAMIC Vision Awards

The 19th Annual NAMIC Vision Awards —
A Celebration of Multicultural Contributions in the Media Industry

THE 2013 WINNERS...

BEST ANIMATION
Dora the Explorer – Nickelodeon

BEST AWARDS & HONORS
Black Girls Rock! – BET Networks

BEST PERFORMANCE – COMEDY
Don Cheadle – House of Lies – Showtime

BEST PERFORMANCE – DRAMA
Michael Kenneth Williams – Boardwalk Empire – HBO

CHILDREN'S
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee – TeenNick

COMEDY
The Rickey Smiley Show – TV One

DIGITAL MEDIA – LONG FORM
Black and Latino – mun2

DIGITAL MEDIA – SHORT FORM
The Secret of the Chancla – mun2

DIGITAL MEDIA WEB SERIES
Freedom Project: Mauritania Slavery's Last Stronghold – CNN

DOCUMENTARY (tie)
The Loving Story – HBO
World Sports Presents: It's Not Black and White – CNN

DRAMA
Treme – HBO

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Caras Del Odio – Discovery En Español

LIFESTYLE
Kusina Master – GMA Life TV

NEWS / INFORMATIONAL
Oprah's Master Class – Harpo Studios

ORIGINAL MOVIE OR SPECIAL
CNN Special Projects: Leaders with Heart – CNN

REALITY
Tia and Tamera – Style

REALITY SOCIAL ISSUES
Save My Son – TV One

SPORTS
Busted Coverage – ESPN

TRAVEL & ADVENTURE
Inside Africa: The Himba of Namibia – CNN

VARIETY / TALK SHOW
Mario Lopez: One on One – NUVOtv

NAMIC MEMBERS' FAVORITE PERSONALITY
Oprah Winfrey

2013 CREATIVE LEGACY AWARD
Bill Duke

2013 CORP. LEADERSHIP DIVERSITY AWARD
Vincent Cordero, EVP & GM, Fox Deportes

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