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WarnerMedia Nabs 30 Nominations for the 27th Annual Vision Awards

WarnerMedia March 16 announced it earned 30 nominations for the 27th Annual Vision Awards, presented by the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), which honors inclusive programming mirroring the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color in their diverse viewing audiences.

WarnerMedia’s brands CNN, HBO Max, Turner Classic Movies, Turner Sports, and Warner Bros. Television, among others, were represented in 15 different categories. Both HBO and TBS dominated “Best Comedy Performance” scoring all the nominations within that category. This year’s Vision Award winners will be announced in April.

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WarnerMedia in September 2019 released its first-ever annual report looking at diversity, inclusion and belonging across both its corporate operations and the films, television series and digital content created by its various production businesses.

Vision Awards nominees include:

“CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute” (CNN)

Best Comedy Performance:

Jay Ellis: “Insecure” (HBO)
Issa Rae: “Insecure” (HBO)
Michaela Coel: “I May Destroy You” (HBO )
Tracy Morgan: “The Last O.G.” (TBS)
Yvonne Orji: “Insecure” (HBO)

Best Performance – Drama:
Jonathan Majors: Lovecraft Country (HBO | Warner Bros. Television)
Jurnee Smollett: Lovecraft Country (HBO | Warner Bros. Television)

Children’s:
“Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism” (CNN & Sesame Street) (CNN)
“We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest” (HBO)

Comedy:
“Betty” (HBO)
“I May Destroy You” (HBO)
“Insecure” (HBO)
“The Last O.G.” (TBS)

Digital Media – Short Form:
“African Voices: Miss Universe” (CNN)
“Blackface and Hollywood: A TCM Original Production” (Turner Classic Movies)

Documentary:
“First Ladies: Michelle Obama” (CNN)

Drama:
“All Rise” (Warner Bros. Television)
“Lovecraft Country” (HBO | Warner Bros. Television)

Foreign Language:
“Veneno” (HBO Max)

News/Informational:
“Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe” (HBO)

Original Movie or Special:
“Between the World and Me” (HBO)

Reality:
“We’re Here” (HBO)

Reality – Social Issues:
“United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell” (CNN)

Sports:
“Field of Dreams…Deferred” (Turner Sports)
“Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” (HBO)
“The Shop: Uninterrupted” (HBO)

Variety/Talk Show:
“HA Festival: The Art of Comedy” (HBO Max)
“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion” (HBO Max)
“Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It!” (HBO)

 

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