‘Queen Sugar,’ ‘Lovecraft Country’ Win Top Prizes in African American Film Critics TV Honors

‘Queen Sugar,’ ‘Lovecraft Country’ Win Top Prizes in African American Film Critics TV Honors
Winners of the African American Film Critics Association’s third annual TV Honors were announced on Wednesday, with Ava DuVernay’s “Queen Sugar” winning awards in the Best Drama and Best Writing categories and also receiving the Aafca’s inaugural Impact Award.

Lovecraft Country” and “The Underground Railroad” also won multiple awards, with the former show taking acting honors for Jurnee Smollett and Jonathan Majors and the latter winning in the Best Limited Series and Best Director category for Barry Jenkins.

Robin Thede’s “A Black Lady Sketch Show” won the award for Best Comedy, while “The Equalizer” won in the Best New Show category. “Sylvie’s Love” was named Best Movie, while the Best Docuseries category was a tie between HBO’s “Exterminate All the Brutes” and Netflix’s “High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America.”

Overall, HBO won four awards, Amazon Prime Video won three, OWN
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