Cable Reigns At NAACP Image Awards

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The cable industry was well-represented among the winners of the 2012 NAACP Image Awards.

BET, TBS, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and HBO were among the networks winning multiple Image Awards for excellence in television programming created by and for people of color. BET freshman series Reed Between The Lines' stars Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Tracee Ellis Ross earned awards in the best actor and actress in a comedy series categories respectively during the Feb. 17 ceremony televised by NBC.

The 43nd annual NAACP Image Awards also presented awards in the fields of motion picture, recording and literature.

TBS' Tyler Perry's House Of Payne won best comedy series, while series star Keshia Knight Pulliam earned supporting actress in a comedy series honors. Oprah Winfrey won Image Awards for two of her OWN series - Oprah's Lifeclass (Outstanding Talk Series) and Oprah Presents: Master Class (Outstanding Variety Series or Special.)

HBO's Thurgood took home awards for outstanding television, movie, mini-series and dramatic special and for outstanding actor (Laurence Fishburne).

The complete list of television winners are listed below:

Outstanding Comedy Series
Tyler Perry's House of Payne (TBS)


Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Malcolm-Jamal Warner - Reed Between the Lines (BET) 

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Tracee Ellis Ross - Reed Between the Lines (BET)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Nick Cannon - Up All Night (NBC) 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Keshia Knight Pulliam - Tyler Perry's House of Payne (TBS)


Outstanding Drama Series
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
LL Cool J - NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Regina King - Southland (TNT) 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
James Pickens, Jr. -- Grey's Anatomy (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Archie Panjabi -- The Good Wife (CBS)

Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Thurgood (HBO)


Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Laurence Fishburne - Thurgood (HBO)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Taraji P. Henson - Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story (Lifetime)


Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series
Emerson Brooks - All My Children (ABC)


Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series
Tatyana Ali - The Young and the Restless (CBS)

Outstanding News/ Information - (Series or Special)
Unsung (TV One)

Outstanding Talk Series
Oprah's Lifeclass (OWN)

Outstanding Reality Series
"Dancing with the Stars (ABC)

Outstanding Variety Series or Special
Oprah Presents: Master Class (OWN)

Outstanding Children's Program
I Can Be President: A Kid's-Eye View (HBO)

Outstanding Performance in a Youth/ Children's Program - (Series or Special)
Keke Palmer - True Jackson, VP (Nickelodeon)

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