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And the Honorees Are …

Exclusive: The 2016 NAMIC Vision Awards winners 5/02/2016 8:00 AM Eastern

RELATED: A Continuing Vision of Excellence: A Q&A With NAMIC CEO Eglon Simons

 

22nd annual NAMIC Vision Awards celebrates the best in original and digital programming content depicting the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color and best reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of television viewers.

 

This year’s winners comprise content from 14 different networks or studios across 18 categories, with OWN, HBO, National Geographic Channel and BET Networks garnering multiple awards. Winning programs will be showcased in an online event, “The 2016 NAMIC Vision Awards Winners Gallery,” which will feature 60-second clips of the winning entries in all 18 categories. To visit it, click through at multichannel.com/May2.

 

The complete list of NAMIC Vision Awards winners is as follows:

 

Animation
Doc McStuffins
Disney Junior

 

Awards & Honors
Oprah Winfrey Presents: Legends Who Paved the Way
OWN

Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards
OWN

 

Best Performance — Comedy
Danía Ramirez, Devious Maids
Lifetime

 

Best Performance — Drama
Queen Latifah, Bessie
HBO

Omari Hardwick, Power
Starz

 

Children’s
Talia in the Kitchen
Nickelodeon

 

Comedy
Master of None
Universal Television

 

Daytime
Super Soul Sunday
OWN

 

Digital Media — Short Form
Wise Words with DJ Khaled
Music Choice

 

Documentary
Breakthrough: “Water Apocalypse”
National Geographic Channel

Fault Lines: Baltimore Rising
Al Jazeera America

 

Drama
Being Mary Jane
BET

 

Foreign Language
Mexicánicos
Discovery Networks Latin America

 

Lifestyle
Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers
Cooking Channel

 

News/Informational
Katrina 10 Years Later: Through Hell and High Water
BET

Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm with Robin Roberts
ABC News and Rock’n Robin Productions

 

Original Movie or Special
Saints & Strangers
National Geographic Channel

Book of Negroes
BET

 

Reality
SC Featured: Life on the Streets
ESPN

 

Reality — Social Issues
Vice Special Report: Fixing the System
HBO

This Is Life with Lisa Ling
CNN

 

Sports
Mayweather/Pacquiao: At Last
HBO

 

Variety/Talk Show
Oprah Prime
OWN

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