The Nominees: Best Director
In showbiz, image is everything. And no one knows that better than urban media mogul Russell Simmons.
Responding to the Directors Guild of America's report released last month on the hiring of women and minority directors by nets on the top 40 primetime drama and comedy series in 2000-01, the NAACP…
How does the NAACP Awards squeeze 41 categories, four honorees, musical performances and the witty banter of host Chris Tucker into a two-hour show?
Earning an NAACP nomination for his portrayal of Drew "Bundini" Brown in "Ali" is no laughing matter, according to funnyman Jamie Foxx.
When Maria Shriver learned of her Image Award nom in the children's literary work category for penning "What's Wrong With Timmy," a book about dealing with disabilities, the author/NBC News…
This year's noms for the American Cinema Editors' outstanding achievement awards bestow feature kudos to an unusual 11 pics, including a couple of tooners, a musical, one pic edited by a two-person…
Maybe it was his lively banter with President Clinton last year at the Image Awards that inspired Chris Tucker to sign up for his directorial debut, "Mr. President." But to the NAACP, he's again…
The Golden Globes and the Emmys don't feel the need to focus on the subtle differences between cable and broadcast TV shows, but the American Cinema Editors surely believe in the importance of…
While Black History Month would seem the most appropriate time of the year to air programming focusing on African-Americans, TV execs emphasize that their scheduling extends beyond February.
Some people, like Barry Levinson, are born to direct," says Cate Blanchett. Blanchett, a Screen Actors Guild supporting actress nominee for Levinson's "Bandits," considers him "a natural-born…