HBO Big Winner At Vision Awards

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Home Box Office's drama series The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency helped the pay network win the lion's share of 2010 NAMIC Vision Awards during the organization's annual awards luncheon Thursday in Beverly Hills.
HBO won four Vision Awards, topping the 27 networks and producers and distributors vying for honors in 15 award categories, according to the diversity-tinged organization. The Vision Awards honor the television industry's best multi-ethnic original programming reflecting the rich diversity of the global viewing audience.

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency garnered half of HBO's four awards, including a Best drama performance nod for series star Jill Scott and a shared best drama series recognition with NBC/Universal's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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NBC/Universal Media Studios and Nickelodeon each won two awards during the 16th annual ceremony, which was hosted by actress-comedienne Kym Whitley. Award presenters included Alec Mapa (ABC's Ugly Betty), Wendy Raquel Robinson (BET's The Game) and Jai Rodriguez (The CW's Harvard Medical School), according to the organization.

 The full list of NAMIC 2010 Vision Award Winners:

 Best Animation
The Backyardigans / Nickelodeon

 Best Performance - Comedy
Tracy Morgan, 30 Rock / NBC Universal Media Studios

 Best Performance - Drama
Jill Scott, The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency/ HBO

 Best Children's
Dora the Explorer / Nickelodeon

 Best Comedy
George Lopez: Tall, Dark & Chicano / HBO

 Best Digital Media (Short Form)
Comcast Celebrates South Florida Black History / Comcast

 Best Documentary
By the People: The Election of Barack Obama / HBO

 Best Drama (Tie)
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency / HBO
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit / NBC/Universal Media Studios

 Best Foreign Language
La Marcha De Las Uvas / Discovery En Español

 Best Lifestyle
World in America - Guyana/ EBRU TV

 Best News/Informational
Anderson Cooper 360: Black in America 2 Preview / CNN

 Best Original Movie
Gifted Hands / TNT

 Best Reality
The T.O. Show / VH1

 Best Sports
James Stewart: King of the Hill / E:60/ESPN

Best Variety/Talk Show
Lens on Talent: Johnson & Johnson Presents a Filmmaker's Challenge/ BET Networks