BY TAMBAY A. OBENSON of
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“TV One announced today that the 45th NAACP Image Awards is the most watched programming event in the history of the network! Obviously, it was a worthwhile pickup!
Additionally, the 45th NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet Live Pre-Show and the Awards Show premieres are now TV One’s most watched telecasts this broadcast season.
Reginald Hudlin and Phil Gurin served as the executive producers of the 45th NAACP Image Awards and the Red Carpet Live Pre-Show.
The production team also included producer Byron Phillips, director Tony McCuin and talent producers Suzanne Bender and Stephanie Sacco.
Christina Norman served as the executive producer for TV One.
“As TV One marks its 10th anniversary in 2014, we can’t think of a better celebration than the viewer response to our premiere airing of the NAACP Image Awards,” remarked Alfred Liggins, President and CEO of TV One. “We are pleased to have delivered such an entertaining programming event that clearly resonated with our viewers and was a great inauguration of our new partnership with the NAACP.”
NAACP Image Awards Ratings Highlights:
· #1 Program in TV One History among Total Hhlds (718K) & Viewers 2+ (935K) from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. EST
· #1 Ad-supported Cable Network for the night among Blacks: Viewers 2+, Hhlds & Females 18+
· #1 Television Network in the 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. time-slot among Blacks: Viewers 2+, Hhlds, P25-54, Females 18+, W25-54″