Apple TV shows, movies receive 11 NAACP Image Award nominations

The NAACP Image Award nominations for 2021 have been announced, and Apple racked up 11 nominations for Apple TV+ movies and TV shows.

The awards honor music, movies, books, media and content that uplifts and informs the Black experience. The NAACP [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People] Image Awards will be announced on Saturday, March 27.

Apple won nominations in the following categories:

  • Outstanding Talk Series: “The Oprah Conversation”
  • Outstanding Animated Series: “Central Park”
  • Outstanding Variety Show: “Verzuz”
  • Outstanding Independent Motion Picture: The Banker
  • Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture: The Banker
  • Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Anthony Mackie, “The Banker”
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Nia Long, “The Banker”
  • Outstanding Writing in A comedy Series: Lee Eisenberg, Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, “Little America,” “The Rock”
  • Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series: Rajiv Joseph, “Little America,” “The Manager”
  • Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series: Jessica Lamour, “Little Voice”,” “Love Hurts”
  • Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series: Aurora Guerrero, “Little America,” “The Jaguar”
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.