What you need to know
- Apple TV+ titles have picked up nine NAACP award nominations.
- The winners of the 53 annual NAACP Image Awards will be announced on February 26.
- Hit shows including Ted Lasso and Swan Song were recognized.
Apple TV+ shows have scooped nominations for nine awards at the 53rd annual NAACP Image Awards, the company has announced.
In a press release Apple stated:
Nine total nominations were received by Apple's slate of original content, the full nominations are:
Independent Motion Picture "CODA"
Documentary (Television) "1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything"
Short-Form (Animated) "Blush"
Actor in a Motion Picture Denzel Washington, "The Tragedy of Macbeth" Mahershala Ali, "Swan Song"
Actress in a Drama Series Octavia Spencer, "Truth Be Told"
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Alfre Woodard, "See"
Writing in a Comedy Series Ashley Nicole Black, "Ted Lasso" – "Do the Right-est Thing" Leann Bowen, "Ted Lasso" – "Lavender"
Apple actually garnered 11 nominations at last year's awards for its film The Banker and other titles, the former eventually taking home the prize for Outstanding Independent Motion Picture.
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