NAACP Image Awards: ‘Red Table Talk’ Wins Top Talk Series

Red Table Talk won the Daytime Emmy for Best Informative Talk Show. (Credit: Facebook Watch)

During the third night of the 52nd NAACP Image Awards on Wednesday, Red Table Talk picked up one of the major awards in the television category.

The Facebook Watch series hosted by Willow Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and her mother, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, won outstanding talk series.

In the last year, Red Table Talk has tackled a string of hot topics, including the college admissions scandal with actress Lori Loughlin’s daughter, Olivia Jade. Pinkett Smith also opened up about her romantic entanglement with singer-songwriter August Alsina, and the actress discussed her experiences with colorism.

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Other major winners at Wednesday’s streaming Image Awards included Trevor Noah for outstanding host in a talk or news/information (series or special) – individual or ensemble for his work on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.

Jamie Foxx received the award for outstanding character voice-over performance – motion picture for his performance in Disney and Pixar’s Soul; and Steve Harvey took home the award for outstanding host in a reality/reality competition, game show or variety (series or special) – individual or ensemble for his hosting duties on Celebrity Family Feud.

In addition to the category awards, NAACP Image Awards co-founder Toni Vaz was honored with the Founder’s Award.

The night featured appearances by presenters including Gospel legend CeCe Winans, stars of NBC’s Good Girls Retta & Reno Wilson, and Miss Juneteenth actress Nicole Beharie. Performers included Glbl Wrming, featuring Pell.

The non-televised awards categories will continue to be announced virtually each night until March 26 at naacpimageawards.net, leading up to the televised show on Saturday, March 27 at 8/7c on BET, with a simulcast airing across ViacomCBS Networks including CBS, BET Her, VH1, MTV, MTV2, and LOGO.

Night Three Winners:

Outstanding Talk Series
Red Table Talk

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition or Game Show
Celebrity Family Feud

Outstanding Variety Show (Series or Special)
VERZUZ

Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special)
The New York Times Presents “The Killing of Breonna Taylor”

Outstanding Children’s Program
Family Reunion

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited-Series)
Marsai Martin – Black-ish

Outstanding Animated Series
Doc McStuffins

Outstanding Animated Motion Picture
Soul

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television)
Laya DeLeon Hayes – “Doc McStuffins”

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – Motion Picture
Jamie Foxx – Soul

Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble
Trevor Noah – The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble
Steve Harvey – Celebrity Family Feud

Outstanding Guest Performance – Comedy or Drama Series
Loretta Devine- P-Valley

Outstanding Breakthrough Creative (Television)
Raynelle Swilling – Cherish the Day

Special Award – Founder’s
Toni Vaz