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Winner’s Circle | NAACP Image Awards | TVONE.TV

Just in case you had something more exciting to do on a Saturday (like go out and have a social life), here is “The Winner’s Circle” for the NAACP Image Awards. But enjoy the gorgeous fashion of the night below.

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OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS, MOTION PICTURE
WINNER! Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”
Alfre Woodard, “12 Years a Slave”
Naomie Harris, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
Octavia Spencer, “Fruitvale Station”
Oprah Winfrey, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”

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OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR, MOTION PICTURE
WINNER! David Oyelowo, “The Butler”
Cuba Gooding Jr., “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
Morris Chestnut, “The Best Man Holiday”
Terrence Howard, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
Terrance Howard, “The Best Man Holiday”

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OUTSTANDING ACTRESS, DRAMA
WINNER! Kerry Washington, “Scandal” (ABC)
Chandra Wilson, “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
Khandi Alexander, “Treme” (HBO)
Nicole Beharie, “Sleepy Hollow” (FOX)
Regina King, “SouthLAnd” (TNT)

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OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
WINNER! “Scandal” (ABC)
*Actress Kerry Washington accepts on behalf of the cast
“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
“The Good Wife” (CBS)
“Treme” (HBO)

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OUTSTANDING TALK SERIES
WINNER! Steve Harvey, “The Steve Harvey Show” (Syndicated)
“Oprah’s Lifeclass” (OWN)
“Oprah’s Next Chapter” (OWN)
“The Arsenio Hall Show” (Syndicated)
“The Queen Latifah Show” (Syndicated)
*Steve Harvey was not in attendance.

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OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
WINNER! “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)
“House of Lies” (Showtime)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“The Game” (BET)
“The Soul Man” (TV Land)

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OUTSTANDING REALITY SERIES
WINNER! “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN)
“Shark Tank” (ABC)
“Sunday Best” (BET)
“The Voice” (NBC)
“Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” (OWN)

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OUTSTANDING ACTRESS, MOTION PICTURE
WINNER! Angela Bassett, “Black Navity”
Halle Berry, “The Call”
Jennifer Hudson, “Winnie Mandela”
Kerry Washington, “Tyler Perry Presents Peeples”
Nicole Beharie, “42”
*Angela Bassett was not in attendance.

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OUTSTANDING ACTOR, MOTION PICTURE
WINNER! Forest Whitaker, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
Chadwick Boseman, “42”
Chiwetel Ejiofor, “12 Years A Slave”
Idris Elba, “Mandela: A Long Walk To Freedom”
Michael B. Jordan, “Fruitvale Station”

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OUSTANDING ACTOR, COMEDY SERIES
WINNER! Kevin Hart, “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)
Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (FOX)
Cedric The Entertainer, “The Soul Man” (TV Land)
Don Cheadle, “The House of Lies” (Showtime)
Dule Hill, “Psych” (USA Network)

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OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY SERIES
WINNER! Brandy Norwood, “The Game” (BET)
Anna Deavere Smith, “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)
Rashida Jones, “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family” (ABC)

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OUTSTANDING TELEVISION MOVIE, MINI-SERIES or DRAMATIC SPECIAL
WINNER! “Being Mary Jane” (BET)
“Betty & Coretta” (Lifetime)
“CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” (VH1)
“Luther” (BBC America)
“Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” (HBO)

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OUTSTANDING ACTOR, TELEVISION MOVIE, MINI-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL
WINNER! Idris Elba, “Luther” (BBC America)
Chiwetel Ejiofor, “Dancing on the Edge” (STARZ)
Danny Glover, “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest (HBO)
Malik Yoba, “Betty & Coretta” (Lifetime)
Omari Hardwick, “Being Mary Jane (BET)

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OUTSTANDING ACTRESS, TELEVISION MOVIE, MINI-SERIES OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL
WINNER! Gabrielle Union, “Being Mary Janes” (BET)
Angela Bassett, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX Networks)
Angela Bassett, “Betty & Coretta” (Lifetime)
Gabourey Sidibe, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX Networks)
KeKe Palmer, “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story,” (Lifetime)

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ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
WINNER! Kevin Hart

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OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE
WINNER! “12 Years A Slave”
“Fruitvale Station”
“Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
“Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
“The Best Man Holiday”

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Laurean D. Robinson, MA

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Are “Scandal” & “Being Mary Jane” Bad For Black Women? by Donovan Ramsey

lboogie81:

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Very insightful article about two of my favorite shows on TV right now!

Originally posted on Global Grind:

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There is a disclaimer at the beginning of BET’s new series Being Mary Jane that informs viewers the show isn’t trying to account for the lives of every black woman everywhere, “just one.” But is that possible, especially when there are so few black women on television?

Gabrielle Union portrays Mary Jane Paul, a beautiful, successful and well-educated news anchor for a CNN-like network. “Mary Jane seems to have it all. However, despite the trappings of a well-heeled life, she is looking for love in all the wrong places,” BET advertises. Union has called such a role rare for black actresses and see’s it as an opportunity to build a legacy.

“She’s not a caricature,” Union told Entertainment Weekly. “The thing about [Mary Jane] is she doesn’t get it right—she doesn’t even get it right like 50% of the time which is life! Most people are jerks on Tuesdays…

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USA TODAY: Check out this photo from Emmy Red Carpet

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It’s raining FABULOUSITY!

From USA TODAY

Emmy Red Carpet

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KERRY WASHINGTON |
Who would win a political duel between ‘Scandal’s Olivia Pope and Francis Underwood, Kevin Spacey’s character from ‘House of Cards’? Ever so diplomatic, the best dramatic actress nominee — clad in Marchesa and Fred Leighton jewels — didn’t offer a direct answer but allowed, “If we got them to work together, I think they’d be an unstoppable team. It might be global domination.”

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Well, Sherlock does look FABULOUS! Lol.

Laurean D. Robinson, MA

Kerry Washington: Not Talking Personal Life is ‘What’s Best for Me’ | ABC News Blogs – Yahoo!

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http://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/kerry-washington-not-talking-personal-life-whats-best-162733192–abc-news-celebrities.html

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You have to have SOME level of privacy as a public figure, right?! Who you marry/date should NOT be wallpapers on blogs, tabloid/mainstream magazines, or worse TV celeb gossip shows … right?

Laurean D. Robinson, MA