Sterling K. Brown, Viola Davis Among Winners at AAFCA TV Honors

Sterling K. Brown and Viola Davis received AAFCA TV Honors. (Deposit Photos)

The African American Film Critics Association held its second annual AAFCA TV Honors Saturday with Sterling K. Brown and Viola Davis among the winners.

The virtual ceremony, which streamed on YouTube, saw Brown receive the best actor award for his work on NBC’s This is Us, and Davis won best actress for ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder.

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s Black-ish and the Netflix comedy #blackAF was awarded the TV Icon Award.

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HBO’s Insecure won best TV comedy. Best TV drama went to ABC’s For Life, and Apple TV+’s Central Park won best animated series.

The honor for best docuseries was shared by two shows — HBO’s Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children and ESPN Films’ The Last Dance. Best TV movie went to Lifetime’s The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel.

AAFCA handed out its inaugural ADCOLOR Breakout Creative of the Year award to transgender rights activist Janet Mock, whose work includes FX’s Pose and Netflix’s Hollywood.

Actress and comedian Aida Rodriguez hosted the event, which was sponsored by Morgan Stanley. Celebrity presenters included Octavia Spencer and William Jackson Harper.

Watch the event below.