Films: Stories Where the Truth Hurts

12_Years_A_Slave_-_Steve_McQueen-director,_Lupita_Nyongo,_actor_&_ChiwetelEjiofor,_actor-_Photo_Ben_A_Pruchie_2013_Getty_ImagesBy Claude Jay

January marked the start of the presentation of the film and television awards recognizing the achievements in filmmaking and television production. Continue Reading →

The 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards

TVOne45thNAACPImageAwardsDu2BkU7tL8Sl_zps20d2a69cThe 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards went down at the Pasadena Civic Center Saturday night.  And everybody who’s anybody in television and movies in Hollywood showed up. Nia Long rocked a mint green Nicole Miller wrap dress that made sure her chi chis were on display.  Continue Reading →

Grammy Winner Nile Rodgers Featured On TV One’s ‘Unsung’ (video)

Nile RodgersNext Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 10PM/ET TV One’s NAACP Image Award-winning hour-long music documentary Unsung features the story of Nile Rodgers, newly-minted Grammy winner for record of the year in the best pop duo/group performance category collaborating with Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams on the record “Get Lucky.” Continue Reading →

How to be a Seatfiller at the NAACP Image Awards

imageawardsMost award shows hire seatfillers who literally fill empty seats as attendees get up so that the audience always looks full on camera. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Gil Scott-Heron On TV One’s ‘Unsung’ (video)

gil scott on unsungOn Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 10PM/ET TV One’s NAACP Image Award-winning hour-long music documentary Unsung features Harlemite Gil Scott-Heron. Continue Reading →

45th NAACP Image Awards Announces Host, First Presenters

Pharrell-SlideThe NAACP and TV One announced today that Anthony Anderson will serve as host for the 45th NAACP Image Awards and the first group of presenters confirmed include Lupita Nyong’o, Tyler Perry, Michael Ealy, Tony Goldwyn, Arsenio Hall, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall, Octavia Spencer, Archie Panjabi, Dennis Haysbert, Rickey Smiley, Nicole Beharie, and Lou Gossett Jr. Continue Reading →