Jan. 11, 2012, Silver Spring, MD ““TV One, the eight year old entertainment network for African American adults, has earned five NAACP Image Award nominations across multiple categories. The nominations were announced today during a live press conference from the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA.
The TV One nominees include:
- Unsung (Outstanding News/ Information Series or Special)
- Washington Watch with Roland Martin (Outstanding News/ Information Series or Special)
- Save My Son (Outstanding News/ Information Series or Special)
- Tatyana Ali, Love That Girl (Best Actress in a Comedy Series)
- Verses and Flow (Outstanding Variety Series or Special)
The 44th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film. The awards also honor individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors during the television event airing live Friday, February 1 on NBC.
Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvone.tv) serves more than 57 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies, and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult African American viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK; www.radio-one.com], the largest radio company that primarily targets African American and urban listeners; and Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK); www.comcast.com], one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services