Pearlena Igbokwe, Alex Kurtzman to Receive Honors From African American Film Critics Association

Pearlena Igbokwe, Alex Kurtzman to Receive Honors From African American Film Critics Association
Universal Studio Group Chairman Pearlena Igbokwe, producer/writer/director Alex Kurtzman and Warner Bros. Television Group will receive special honors at the African American Film Critics Association’s 4th annual Aafca TV Honors, which will be held on Aug. 20 in Los Angeles.

The Aafca announced the awards on Wednesday. The lunch ceremony at the Sls Hotel will also give out awards in 14 television categories. The Aafca TV Honors was established in 2019 to celebrate television and streaming programs, with a special emphasis on “entertainment representing the Black diaspora.”

Igbokwe will receive the Ashley Boone Award, which goes to an industry executive. She heads Universal Television, Universal Content Productions, Universal Television Alternative Studio and Universal International Studios, overseeing programs that include “Hacks,” “Russian Doll,” “Never Have I Ever,” “Girls5Eva” and “Gaslit.”

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