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ABC, BET Lead Nominees for NAACP Image Awards

Will air live Feb. 5 on TV One
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ABC and BET nabbed the most nominations among TV networks for the 47th NAACP Image Awards with 28 and 13 nominations, respectively. Fox was close behind with 12 nominations.

Black-ish landed nominations in each key comedy category, including Outstanding Comedy, Outstanding Actor/Actress in a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Supporting Actor/Actress in a Comedy Series. Being Mary Jane and The Book of Negroes led the way for BET.

The ceremony will air live on TV One on Feb. 5 at 9 p.m. as a two-hour special, including a red carpet pre-show.

Below is a partial list of nominees. For a full list of nominees, click here.

Outstanding Comedy Series
•     "black-ish" (ABC)
•     "House of Lies" (Showtime)
•     "Key & Peele" (Comedy Central)
•     "Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)
•     "Survivor's Remorse" (Starz)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
•     Andre Braugher - "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (FOX)
•     Anthony Anderson - "black-ish" (ABC)
•     Don Cheadle - "House of Lies" (Showtime)
•     Dwayne Johnson - "Ballers" (HBO)
•     RonReaco Lee - "Survivor's Remorse" (Starz)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
•     Gina Rodriguez - "Jane The Virgin" (The CW)
•     Loretta Devine - "The Carmichael Show" (NBC)
•     Tracee Ellis Ross - "black-ish" (ABC)
•     Uzo Aduba - "Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)
•     Wendy Raquel Robinson - "The Game" (BET)

Outstanding Drama Series
•     "Being Mary Jane" (BET)
•     "Empire" (FOX)
•     "How to Get Away with Murder" (ABC)
•     "Power" (Starz)
•     "Scandal" (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
•     LL Cool J - "NCIS: Los Angeles" (CBS)
•     Morris Chestnut - "Rosewood" (FOX)
•     Omari Hardwick - "Power" (Starz)
•     Terrence Howard - "Empire" (FOX)
•     Wesley Snipes - "The Player" (NBC)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
•     Gabrielle Union - "Being Mary Jane" (BET)
•     Kerry Washington - "Scandal" (ABC)
•     Nicole Beharie - "Sleepy Hollow" (FOX)
•     Taraji P. Henson - "Empire" (FOX)
•     Viola Davis - "How to Get Away With Murder" (ABC)

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