‘Lovecraft Country,’ ‘The Underground Railroad,’ ‘The Equalizer’ Among Aafca TV Honors Winners

‘Lovecraft Country,’ ‘The Underground Railroad,’ ‘The Equalizer’ Among Aafca TV Honors Winners
The African American Film Critics Association has revealed the winners behind its third annual TV Honors, including CBS’s “The Equalizer,” starring Queen Latifah, as best new show and HBO’s “A Black Lady Sketch Show,” created by and starring Robin Thede, as best comedy.

Also from HBO, “Lovecraft Country” stars Jurnee Smollett and Jonathan Majors were named best actress and best actor, while Amazon Prime Video’s “Sylvie’s Love” was selected best movie and Barry Jenkins was named best director for Amazon’s “The Underground Railroad,” which was also named best limited series. Ava DuVernay’s OWN series “Queen Sugar” was awarded Aafca’s first Impact Award, as well as best drama and best TV writing.

“This year’s honorees reflect a healthy variety of content that is not only entertaining but also mirrors the diversity of storytelling within the Black community,” said Aafca co-founder and President Gil Robertson.
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