Those in the running for Outstanding Variety (Series or Special) are: 2016 Black Girls Rock (BET) Celebrity Family Feud (ABC) Lemonade (HBO) Lip Sync Battle (Spike TV) and The Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards 2016 (OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network).
In the feature documentary category, nominees include award-show favorites Ava DuVernay’s 13th (Netflix) and Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro (Velvet Film), as well as Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (The People’s Poet LLC), Miss Sharon Jones! (Cabin Creek Films) and Olympic Pride, American Prejudice (Coffee Bluff Pictures).
The Outstanding Documentaries for television nominees are:
- Major League Legends: Hank Aaron (Smithsonian Channel)
- Policing the Police (PBS)
- Roots: A History Revealed (History)
- Roots: A New Vision (History)
- Streets of Compton (A&E)
The 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards will be presented on Feb. 11, at 9 p.m. EST/ 8 p.m. CST. on TV One.