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List of 40th NAACP Image Awards Nominees in TV

January 8, 2009 (4:03 am) GMT
TBS' 'Tyler Perry's House of Payne' earns the most nominations at this year's NAACP Image Awards, followed by 'Ugly Betty' and 'Grey's Anatomy'.

TV front runners at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards are "" and "". Nominees for the awards event that honors people of color have been announced and it appears that will be the leading man at the actual showdown which will be held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on February 12.

Apart from serving the hosting role side by side to , Perry also has his comedy show "House of Payne" that airs on TBS receiving six nominations. The categories are Comedy Series, Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series as well as Supporting Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series. Under the Supporting Actor category in particular are two of its actors, and Larramie Shaw. Outside his TV ventures, Perry also receives an Outstanding Motion Picture nod for his movie "".

"Ugly Betty" meanwhile, earns five followed by "", "" and "" at four each. Subsequently, ABC lead the nominations list with 24 while CBS earn 14 and The CW and NBC both with 10. HBO are down for 9 and FOX take in 7.

Apart from nominating in TV series, NAACP also recognizes the work in TV movies and mini series. Below are the partial list of the TV series nominees while the complete list including those in music and movies can be viewed on the press release (PDF).

Comedy Series

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