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TV One and the National Action Network Partner to Bring the Triumph Awards to TV

wanda-sykesTV One, the National Action Network (NAN) and Reverend Al Sharpton, are partnering to present the first televised airing of The Triumph Awards. The Triumph Awards, now in its 6th year, honors individuals who have made a positive impact in their community in addition to their professional contributions in their respective fields. The special will tape in Atlanta, GA and is scheduled to premiere on TV One exclusively Saturday, October 10 2015 8PM/ET.

TV One is proud to partner with National Action Network and Rev. Al Sharpton in bringing the Triumph Awards to television for the first time,” said Alfred Liggins, CEO, TV One. “The merit of the individuals honored along with the positive impact NAN has in society deserves the wider exposure television brings and TV One promises a star-studded evening of great performances and luminaries and even some laughs.”

“I can’t think of a better broadcast partner than TV One for the first televised airing of the Triumph Awards,” remarked Rev. Al Sharpton. “The network’s track record in delivering quality programming that entertains and illuminates as well as reflects the principles NAN and the Triumph Awards celebrate is second to none and we are excited about this next step in our Triumph Award movement.”

Honorees to date include Emmy® winning comedienne, actress, writer and voice over artist Wanda Sykes, Four-time Grammy® nominated R &B singer, songwriter, actor, author, producer, philanthropist Tyrese Gibson and Chief Diversity Officer and Global Director of Education and External Relations for Intel Rosalind Hudnell. Additional honorees will be announced at a later date. – See more at: http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2015/08/19/761840/10146547/en/TV-One-Partners-with-National-Action-Network-NAN-and-Reverend-Al-Sharpton-to-Premiere-First-Ever-Television-Airing-of-The-Triumph-Awards.html#sthash.nvsKjZfk.dpuf

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