NAACP Image Awards: Abbott Elementary, P-Valley and The Best Man: Final Chapters Are TV's Big Winners

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Winners for this year’s NAACP Image Awards — which celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film — were announced daily this week, culminating in the live telecast that aired Saturday night on BET.

Heading into this year’s ceremony, ABC’s Abbott Elementary was the most nominated TV series, amassing nine nominations (including for Outstanding Comedy); ABC’s black-ish followed in the comedy race with seven nominations. On the drama side, Starz’s P-Valley and OWN’s Queen Sugar each collected six total nominations. Among limited series, Peacock’s The Best Man: The Final Chapters fared best with seven nods, followed by Netflix’s From Scratch and Apple TV+’s The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey (with six nods a piece).

In the end, Abbott Elementary, P-Valley and The Best Man: The Final Chapters were the big winners in their respective comedy, drama and limited series categories.

Additionally, Angela Bassett not only took home best TV drama actress honors (for Fox’s 9-1-1), but she also won for supporting actress in a movie (Wakanda Forever) and was named Entertainer of the Year.