48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS JUST GOT HOTTER THAN EVER

 

  By:  Isabelle Doll Ngcobo

TO PRESENT AT THE 48TH NAACP IMAGE AWARD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11 ON TV ONE 


  OCTAVIA SPENCER,

 TARAJI P.HENSON,JANELLE MONAE

      TREVOR NOAH,

ISSA RAE

                              AND

STERLING K.BROWN, MIKE COLTER AND MYKELTI WILLIAMSON


                      HOSTED BY

Anthony Anderson 

A  LIVE Two-Hour Special

At 9:00pm ET/8:00pm C



Nischelle Turner Confirmed to Host

LIVE from the Red Carpet Pre-Show Starting at 7:30pm ET/6:30pm C

 

 Hidden Figures Stars  Taraji P. Henson,   Octavia Spencer and  Janelle Monae  will be joined by  Trevor Noah,  Issa Rae,  Sterling K. Brown, Mike  Colter and Mykelti Williamson to be  the first group of talent scheduled to present at the 48th NAACP Image Awards. 

The all-star celebration will be hosted by Anthony Anderson and will broadcast LIVE from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium from 9-11pm ET on February 11 on TV One. A 90-minute pre-show will air LIVE from the red carpet from 7:30-9pm ET.

 

In addition, the NAACP “Entertainer of the Year” will be revealed. This special honor is bestowed upon an individual within the entertainment industry who has achieved notable success in multiple projects and mediums.

 

As previously announced, LeBron James will be presented with the NAACP “Jackie Robinson Sports Award,” and Harvard Law professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. will be honored with the NAACP “Chairman’s Award.”

 

The NAACP Image Awards celebrate the accomplishment of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Winners were voted upon by NAACP members and will be announced when the envelopes are opened LIVE on stage during the two-hour star-studded TV One telecast on February 11.

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 About NAACP:

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. Read more about the NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas at 

 About TV One:

Launched in January 2004, TV One serves more than 60 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music designed to entertain and inform a diverse audience of adult black viewers. The network represents the best in black culture and entertainment with fan favorite shows Unsung, Rickey Smiley For Real, Fatal Attraction, Hollywood Divas and The NAACP Image Awards. In addition, TV One is the cable home of blockbuster drama Empire, and NewsOne Now, the only live daily news program dedicated to black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is solely owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK, the largest radio company that primarily targets Black and urban listeners.

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