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PBS Programs Receive Two NAACP Image Awards Nominations

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August Wilson
Courtesy of David Cooper, 2004

On December 8, NAACP announced nominations for the 47th NAACP Image Awards. PBS programs received two nominations including one for "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" and one for AMERICAN MASTERS “August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand.”

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" was distributed in theaters this fall through PBS Distribution and will air on INDEPENDENT LENS in February 2016.

A listing of the nominated programs and their categories are below. 

Winners will be announced during a live telecast on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. ET on TV One.

PBS congratulates the producers of "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" and AMERICAN MASTERS on their NAACP Image Award nominations!

 

Outstanding Documentary (Film)
"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution"

Outstanding Documentary (Television)
AMERICAN MASTERS “August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand.”