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'Scandal' Leads 2014 NAACP Image Awards TV Nominees With Five

January 10, 2014 (4:11 am) GMT
The Shonda Rhimes-created series is up for Outstanding Drama Series along with 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'The Good Wife', and helps Kerry Washington nab best drama actress nomination.

The full nomination list for the 45th NAACP Image Awards has been unveiled, revealing "" domination in TV field. The ABC sophomore show lands five nominations in three different categories, including Outstanding Drama Series. Another show created by Shonda Rhimes, "", is also vying for the coveted title, joined by two HBO series "" and "", as well as CBS' "".

"Scandal" lead actress , meanwhile, is named alongside ("Grey's Anatomy"), ("Treme"), ("") and ("") as contenders for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series.

The show also puts its stars , Guillermo Diaz and Joe Morton in contention for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. They face off "Boardwalk Empire" actors and Michael Kenneth Williams.

In comedy categories, "" is up for the top honor of Outstanding Comedy Series. The other nominees are "", "", "" and "".

, , , and are facing off one another in Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series category, while is battling it out against , Niecy Nash, Tasha Smith and for the best comedy actress honor.

Network wise, BET and CBS lead the nominees in the TV categories with 19 and 16, respectively, followed by ABC with 15 and HBO with 13.

The winners in TV, film, books and music will be announced during a February 22 ceremony airing on the TV One channel.

Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Outstanding Drama Series Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series Outstanding News/ Information - (Series or Special) Outstanding Talk Series Outstanding Reality Series Outstanding Variety Series or Special Outstanding Children's Program Outstanding Performance in a Youth/ Children's Program - (Series or Special) Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series

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