Advertisement

NAACP Image Awards: ‘Abbott Elementary,’ ‘Queen Charlotte,’ ‘Swarm’ Among Night 4 Winners

The NAACP Image Awards has revealed its fourth round of winners in the non-televised categories, including outstanding writing in a motion picture, directing, animated motion picture and more.

Thursday night’s awards were presented during a gala event at the Hollywood Palladium, hosted by Sherri Shepherd.

More from The Hollywood Reporter

Winners include Ava DuVernay, who took home the award for best directing in a motion picture for Origin, and Cord Jefferson, who won outstanding writing in a motion picture for American Fiction.

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse also won the award for outstanding animated motion picture. And Abbott Elementary won two awards: outstanding comedy series and best supporting actor in a comedy series (William Stanford Davis). And Ayo Edebiri added to her awards season haul with a best supporting actress in a comedy series prize for The Bear. Best drama series went to Queen Charlotte while the supporting actor and actress in a drama series awards went to Bel-Air‘s Adrian Holmes and Snowfall‘s Gail Bean, respectively.

Swarm won in the best TV movie, limited series or dramatic special category.

The supporting actor and actress awards in the limited series, TV movie and dramatic special category went to Secret Invasion‘s Don Cheadle and Heaven Down Here‘s Phylicia Rashad, respectively.

Sherri Shepherd scored the award for outstanding host in a talk or news/information series or special, and The Jennifer Hudson Show won for best talk series.

Earlier this week, NAACP honored winners in non-televised Image Awards categories in virtual ceremonies, hosted by Khleo Thomas. The organization will continue to present non-televised awards at Friday’s fashion show, hosted by Brandee Evans, where June Ambrose will be honored with the NAACP Vanguard Award for Fashion.

On Saturday, the 55th annual NAACP Image Awards will air live at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET and CBS with Queen Latifah hosting.

A full list of winners from night four follows. You can also see the complete list of winners from night one, night two and night three here.

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture
Cord Jefferson – American Fiction
 
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
Ava DuVernay – Origin
 
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special
Chloe Bailey – Praise This
 
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special
Keith Powers – The Perfect Find
 
Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special
Swarm
 
Outstanding Talk Series
The Jennifer Hudson Show
 
Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble
Sherri Shepherd – Sherri
 
Outstanding Animated Motion Picture
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
 
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Gail Bean – Snowfall
 
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Adrian Holmes – Bel-Air
 
Outstanding Drama Series
Queen Charlotte:  A Bridgerton Story
 
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Ayo Edebiri – The Bear 
 
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
William Stanford Davis – Abbott Elementary
 
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture
Phylicia Pearl Mpasi – The Color Purple 
 
Outstanding Comedy Series
Abbott Elementary
 
Outstanding Youth Performance (Motion Picture)
Mila Davis-Kent – Creed III
 
Outstanding Social Media Personality
Angel Laketa Moore
 
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Movie, Limited–Series or Dramatic Special
Phylicia Rashad – Heaven Down Here
 
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Television Movie, Limited–Series or Dramatic Special
Don Cheadle – Secret Invasion
 
Outstanding International Motion Picture
Brother

Best of The Hollywood Reporter