NAACP Image Award for Outstanding News/Information – Series or Special

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The NAACP Image Award winners for Outstanding News, Talk or Information - Series or Special: It was known as Outstanding News, Talk or Information from its inception in 1989[1] until 1996[2] when the category was split into two parts and renamed Outstanding News, Talk or Information Series and Outstanding News, Talk or Information Series Special. In 1997, it was merged into Outstanding News, Talk or Information Series/Special.[3] Then, it was split into separate parts in 1998[4] where it remained until 2003[5] when it was remerged into one category Outstanding News, Talk or Information - Series or Special[5] where it remained under that name until in 2008, when Outstanding Talk - Series[6] was invented, and talk was removed from Outstanding News, Talk, or Information - Series or Special.

Winners and Nominees[edit]

Year Television Series Nominees
1989 Oprah Winfrey: On Location in Forsythe County[1]
1990 --
1991 --
1992 --
1993 The Oprah Winfrey Show[7]
1994 The Oprah Winfrey Show[8]
1995 The Oprah Winfrey Show[9]
1997 BET News Special: Ron Brown - A Celebration of Life[3] "America's Black Forum"[3]
"60 Minutes"
"Biography"
"Dateline NBC"
2003 BET Tonight with Ed Gordon[5] "60 Minutes Wednesday[5]"
"ABC News Nightline"
"Biography"
"The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow"
2004 Judge Mathis[10] "106 & Park Top 10 Live"[10]
"Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin"
"American Experience"
"Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives"
2005 Tavis Smiley[11] "Judge Mathis"[11]
"Beah: A Black Woman Speaks"
"Brown vs. Board of Education Anniversary"
"American Experience"
2006 Tavis Smiley[12] "Judge Mathis"[12]
"The Tyra Banks Show"
"CNN"
"Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson"
2007 Tavis Smiley[13] "Biography"[13]
"Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel"
"The Tyra Banks Show"
"Crisis in Darfur"
2008[6] In Conversation: The Senator Barack Obama Interview "American Gangster"[6]
"American Morning"
"Dr. Sonja Gupta: Saving Your Life"
"Good Morning America"
2009 In Conversation: Michelle Obama Interview[14] "American Gangster"[14]
"Anderson Cooper 360°"
"The Oprah Winfrey Show"
"Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel"
2010 President Obama: The Inauguration[15] "Judge Mathis"[15]
2011 Unsung[16] "A Conversation with President Obama"[16]
"Anderson Cooper 360°"
"Washington Watch with Roland Martin"
"Judge Mathis"
2012 Unsung[17] "BET News Exclusive: The President Answers Black America"[17]
"Judge Mathis"
"Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel"
Washington Watch with Roland Martin"
2013 Unsung[18] "Ask Obama Live: An MTV Interview with The President"[18]
"Judge Mathis"
"Save My Son with Dr. Steve Perry"
"Washington Watch with Roland Martin"
2014 The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.[19] "Justice for Trayvon"[19]
"Mandela: Freedom's Father"
"Oprah: Where Are They Now?"
"Unsung"
2015 Unsung[20] "America After Ferguson"[20]
"Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr."
"Melissa Harris Perry"
"Oprah’s Lifeclass"
2016 Unsung[21] "Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm"
"News One Now"
"Oprah Prime: Celebrating Dr. King and the Selma Marches 50 Years Later"
"Oprah: Where Are They Now?"

Most Wins and Nominations[edit]

The following series have received two or more Outstanding News/Information – Series or Special nominations:

Nominations Series
7 Judge Mathis
6
Unsung
4 The Oprah Winfrey Show
3 Biography
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
Tavis Smiley
Washington Watch with Roland Martin
2 American Experience
American Gangster
Anderson Cooper 360°
In Conversation
Oprah: Where Are They Now?
The Tyra Banks Show

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1993 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1996 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "1997 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  4. ^ "1998 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c d "2003 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c "2008 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  7. ^ "1993 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 10, 2016. 
  8. ^ "1994 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 10, 2016. 
  9. ^ "1995 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 10, 2016. 
  10. ^ a b "2004 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  11. ^ a b "2005 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  12. ^ a b "2006 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  13. ^ a b "2007 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  14. ^ a b "2009 Image Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  15. ^ a b "2010 Image Award Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  16. ^ a b "2011 Image Award Winners". Imdb. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  17. ^ a b Allin, Olivia. "2012 Image Winners". ABC7. Retrieved March 15, 2016. 
  18. ^ a b Couch, Aaron (February 1, 2013). "2013 Image Award Winners". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 6, 2016. 
  19. ^ a b Couch, Aaron; Washington, Arlene (February 22, 2014). "2014 Image Award Winners". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 6, 2016. 
  20. ^ a b Washington, Arlene (February 6, 2015). "2015 Image Award Winners". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  21. ^ "2016 Image Award Winners". Variety. Retrieved June 6, 2016.