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Founded in 1994, the 2015 NAMIC Vision Awards, presented by NAMIC-Southern California, will again salute and recognize original content shown on television and/or digital platforms that is reflective of the depth and breadth of the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color.

AND THE NOMINEES ARE...

ANIMATION
Doc McStuffins- Disney Junior
Doki - Discovery Latin America/USH
Sanjay and Craig - Nickelodeon
The Legend of Korra - Nickelodeon

BEST PERFORMANCE - COMEDY
Frankie J. Alvarez: Looking - HBO
Raúl Castillo: Looking - HBO
Mike Tyson: Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth- HBO
Tia Mowry-Hardrict: Instant Mom - Nickelodeon
Don Cheadle: House of Lies - Showtime Networks Inc.

BEST PERFORMANCE - DRAMA
Margot Bingham: Boardwalk Empire - HBO
Nelsan Ellis: True Blood - HBO
Michael Kenneth Williams: Boardwalk Empire - HBO
Jeffrey Wright: Boardwalk Empire - HBO
Alfre Woodard: State of Affairs - Universal Television

CHILDREN’S
Degrassi - Nickelodeon
Dora & Friends - Nickelodeon
Kids’ Choice Sports Awards - Nickelodeon
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee - Nickelodeon
The Haunted Hathaways - Nickelodeon

COMEDY
Real Husbands of Hollywood - BET Networks
Devious Maids - Lifetime
Instant Mom - Nickelodeon
Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Universal Television
Love That Girl - TV One

DIGITAL MEDIA - SHORT FORM
Music Choice Chronicles Featuring Fat Joe - Music Choice
Larry Hernandez: El Futbolista - NBC Universo
Who Am I - OWN Digital

DOCUMENTARY
The Message - BET Networks
Black in America: Black and Blue - CNN
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown - HBO
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley - HBO
Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop - VH1

DRAMA
The Walking Dead - AMC
Masters of Sex: Episode “Giants” - Showtime Networks Inc.
Grimm: Episode “Mommy Dearest” - Universal Television
Parenthood: Episode “The Pontiac” - Universal Television
State of Affairs: Episode “Pilot” - Universal Television

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
La Otra Cara Del Placer - Discovery Latin America/USH
Las Guerras Del Oro - Discovery Latin America/USH
Quinceañera - ESPN Deportes
Norma Bastidas - ESPN Deportes
MTV Agents of Change, Making the Switch - Viacom International Media Networks

LIFESTYLE
Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers - Cooking Channel
Eat Your Words - Myx TV
Help Desk - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

NEWS/INFORMATIONAL
Justice for Us: A BET Town Hall - BET Networks
Oprah’s Master Class: Cicely Tyson - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Chicago Love - REVOLT TV & Media
News One Now - TV One
Unsung Hollywood - TV One

ORIGINAL MOVIE OR SPECIAL
Documented - CNN
Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck - CNN
The Gabby Douglas Story - Lifetime
The Trip to Bountiful - Lifetime
Best of I Love Jenni - NBC Universo

REALITY
Texas Trocas - Discovery Latin America/USH
Joe Haden: Love One - ESPN
Welcome to Los Vargas - NBC Universo
Sisterhood of Hip Hop - Oxygen Media
Mary Mary - WE tv

REALITY - SOCIAL ISSUES
Beyond Scared Straight - A&E
Chicagoland - CNN
Helping in Haiti - ESPN
Mendota - ESPN
Carlos Gutierrez - ESPN Deportes

SPORTS
E:60/ESPN - Marquis Goodwin: The Blueprint
Every Young Boy’s Dream - ESPN
Outside the Lines: The N Word - ESPN
Devon Still - ESPN
Yanet Moreno - ESPN Deportes

VARIEY/TALK SHOW
Fashion Queens - Bravo Media
Kids’ Choice Sports Awards - Nickelodeon
Oprah Prime: Pharrell Williams - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Super Soul Sunday: Oprah & Russell Simmons: Success Through Stillness - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
45th NAACP Image Awards - TV One

NOMINATIONS BY NETWORK/DISTRIBUTOR
A&E - 1
AMC - 1
BET Networks - 3
Bravo Media - 1
CNN - 4
Cooking Channel - 1
Discovery Latin America/USH - 4
Disney Junior - 1
E:60 - 1
ESPN - 6
ESPN Deportes - 4
HBO - 9
Lifetime - 3
Music Choice - 1
Myx TV - 1
NBC Universo - 3
Nickelodeon - 10
OWN Digital - 1
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network - 4
Oxygen Media - 1
REVOLT TV & Media - 1
Showtime Networks Inc. - 2
TV One - 4
Universal Television - 5
VH1 - 1
Viacom International Media Networks - 1
WE tv - 1

PRESS INQUIRIES

To learn more about the Vision Awards, or to request an interview with a NAMIC official, please contact:
Charmaine Chapman
BTB Communications
(310) 882-5498, ext. 5 – Office
(310) 902-8617 – Cell
char@btbcommunications.com

 

 

2014 NAMIC Vision Awards

The 20th Annual NAMIC Vision Awards —
A Celebration of Multicultural Contributions in the Media Industry


In its 20th year, the NAMIC Vision Awards recognized original television or digital content that reflects the depth and breadth of experience, and contributions of people of color. The NAMIC Vision Awards were presented in collaboration with Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News.

THE WINNERS...

ANIMATION
Doc McStuffins - Disney Junior

AWARDS & HONORS

2013 HALO Awards - Nickelodeon

BEST PERFORMANCE - COMEDY
China Anne McClain: A.N.T. Farm - Disney Channel

BEST PERFORMANCE - DRAMA
Jeffrey Wright: Boardwalk Empire - HBO

CHILDREN'S
A.N.T. Farm - Disney Channel

COMEDY
Instant Mom - Nick@Nite

DIGITAL MEDIA - SHORT FORM

East Los High - Hulu

DOCUMENTARY
Girl Rising - CNN

DRAMA
Scandal - ABC

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Triquis - ESPN Deportes

LIFESTYLE
Leading Women: Helene Gayle, CEO CARE USA - CNN

NEWS / INFORMATIONAL
America Tonight: The Other America - Al Jazeera America

ORIGINAL MOVIE OR SPECIAL

CNN Special Projects: Power of She - HLN

REALITY
Six Little McGhees - OWN

REALITY - SOCIAL ISSUES
Urban Dove Team - ESPN

SPORTS
Richie Parker: Drive - ESPN

VARIETY / TALK SHOW (tie)
Oprah's Next Chapter - OWN/Harpo Studios
Real Time with Bill Maher - HBO

Click here to view the official winners press release.

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