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NAACP Image Award nominations announced

The NAACP Image Awards nominees were announced recently, with PBS, HBO and History among the non-fiction entertainment nominees.
January 18, 2011

The NAACP Image Awards nominees were announced recently, with PBS, HBO and History among the non-fiction entertainment nominees.

For the Outstanding Documentary (Theatrical or Television) category, the nominees are PBS’ For Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots, directed by Frank Martin;  Metaphor Films’ Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, directed by Brigitte Berman;  the Spike Lee-directed If God is Willing and the Creek Don’t Rise, which aired on HBO;  Davis Guggenheim’s  Waiting for “Superman”, from Paramount Vantage; and POV’s William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe, directed by Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler.

History and PBS made the nominee list in the Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special category, with the Nutopia-produced America: The Story of Us (Part 4) and Filling the Gap.

Up for Outstanding Reality Series are American Idol, America’s Next Top Model, Dancing with the Stars, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and BET Network’s Sunday Best.

The 42nd NAACP Image Awards takes place on March 4.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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