2017 NAMIC Vision Awards Nominees

Animation

  • Disney Junior – Sofia the First
  • Disney Junior – Miles from Tomorrowland
  • Disney Junior – Doc McStuffins
  • Nickelodeon – Sanjay and Craig
  • Nickelodeon – The Loud House

Awards & Honors

  • BET Networks – BET Awards 2016
  • BET Networks – Black Girls Rock!
  • TV One – 47th NAACP Image Awards
  • VH1 – Hip Hop Honors: All Hail the Queens
  • VH1 – Dear Mama
  • VH1 – Trailblazers Honors

Best Performance – Comedy          

  • HBO – Issa Rae: Insecure
  • Showtime – Don Cheadle: House of Lies
  • Starz – Tichina Arnold: Survivor’s Remorse
  • Starz – RonReaco Lee: Survivor’s Remorse
  • Starz – Teyonah Paris: Survivor’s Remorse

Best Performance – Drama 

  • BET Networks – Gabrielle Union: Being Mary Jane
  • HBO – Kerry Washington: Confirmation
  • HISTORY – Malachi Kirby: Roots
  • HISTORY – Regé-Jean Page: Roots
  • HISTORY – Anika Noni Rose: Roots
  • HISTORY – Forest Whitaker: Roots
  • TV One – Malik Yoba: Bad Dad Rehab

Children’s     

  • Disney Channel – Stuck in the Middle
  • HBO – Sesame Street
  • Nickelodeon – All in with Cam Newton
  • Nickelodeon – Game Shakers
  • Sprout – Nina’s World

Comedy        

  • ABC – black-ish
  • Fuse – Fluffy Breaks Even
  • HBO – Ballers
  • HBO – Insecure
  • Starz – Survivor’s Remorse

Daytime         

  • CBS – The Talk
  • OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network – SuperSoul Sunday

Digital Media – Short Form 

  • CNN – This is Birth with Lisa Ling
  • NBC Asian America – Voices
  • NBC Latino – One Heritage, Two Generations: Amelia Morán Ceja and Dalia Ceja
  • Powerhouse Productions – Harlem on My Plate
  • TV One – Change Agents: History in the Making

Documentary

  • Al Jazeera English – Fault Lines: The Lives of Black Women
  • CNN – We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World
  • HISTORY – Roots
  • Investigation Discovery – Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four
  • World Channel – Eyes on the Prize Then and Now: A WORLD Channel Special

Drama

  • ABC – Grey’s Anatomy
  • ABC – How to Get Away With Murder
  • ABC – Secret and Lies
  • BET Networks – Being Mary Jane
  • Hulu – East Los High       

Foreign Language

  • Discovery Latin America/US Hispanic – Pancho Villa: Se Busca Vivo o Muerto
  • Discovery Latin America/US Hispanic – Texas Trocas

Lifestyle        

  • ABS-CBN International – Design + Story
  • ABS-CBN International – Spice to Life
  • CNN – Special Projects: Breakthrough Women
  • Cooking Channel – Patti LaBelle’s Holiday Pies
  • Food Network – Ayesha’s Homemade
  • Food Network – Smollett Eats

News/Informational 

  • ABS-CBN International – BA Election Day Coverage 2016
  • BET Networks – Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement
  • CNN – Special Projects: Impact Your World
  • NBC Out – Arab and Queer: Lebanese Singer Pushes Boundaries
  • National Geographic – The Story of God with Morgan Freeman
  • TV One – NewsOne Now with Roland Martin

Original Movie or Special   

  • ABS-CBN International – Rock the Runway
  • BET Networks – BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration
  • BET Networks – Black Girls Rock!
  • CNN – Special Projects: Amalgam Comics
  • HBO – All the Way

Reality           

  • ESPN – ESPN Features: SC Featured – Chubbtown
  • ESPN – ESPN Features: SC Featured – Inky Johnson
  • ESPN – ESPN Features: SportsCenter – Mother of Hampton Lacrosse
  • ESPN – ESPN Features: Sunday NFL Countdown – Jarrius Robertson
  • VICELAND – Black Market with Michael K. Williams

Reality – Social Issues         

  • ESPN – E:60 American
  • ESPN – Rise Up: A SportsCenter Special
  • HBO – Vice News Tonight
  • HBO – Vice: “Viva Cuba Libre”
  • VICELAND – Gaycation with Ellen Page

Sports

  • ESPN – E:60 Mike Evans
  • ESPN – ESPN Features: SC Featured – The Meaning of Miyah
  • HBO – Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
  • HBO – Terrance Crawford: My Fight
  • VICELAND – VICE World of Sports

Variety/Talk Show    

  • BET Networks – Being: Brandy
  • HBO – All Def Comedy
  • HBO – Lemonade
  • National Geographic – StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • VH1 – VH1 Live!

Winners for the 2017 NAMIC Vision Awards will be announced in April.
For questions about the NAMIC Vision Awards, contact Sandra Girado, Vice President of Events and Partner Relations, NAMIC at (212) 594-5985 or sandra.girado@namic.com

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