Brandy, Gabrielle Union, Kerry Washington and Tracee Ellis Ross were among the fabulous women who walked the red carpet at The Paley Center For Media Hosts A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television. See pics inside…
Last night, The Paley Center For Media Hosted A Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City……..
Broadway starlet Brandy, who is currently thrilling crowds as Roxie Hart in the musical “Chicago”, looks absoloutely amazing in this B. Michael gown.
Brandy’s love of boxing has done an amazing job for her figure. Check out those guns!
“Being Mary Jane” star Gabrielle Union hit the red carter in a summer-ready short-sleeve canary yellow flare dress which she put with a pair of gem-encrusted ankle strap sandals.
On the red carpet, Gabrielle posed with BET CEO Debra Lee.
“Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross celebrated her sitcom success in an asymmetric shoulder top and trousers.
“Scandal” star Kerry Washington, who continues to set fashion trends, turned heads in a black perforated dress.
Legendary screen actress Cicely Tyson wore this amazing two-tone jacquard B. Michael gown with a raised neckline.
“OITNB” star (and Emmy winner) Uzo Aduba posed with Cicely Tyson in a floral printed Bibhu Mohapatra dress with long train.
There were a few dapper fellas in the audience too. We spotted talk show host and NFL Hall of Fame inductee Michael Strahan and Black-ish star Anthony Anderson.
Legendary actress Phylicia Rashad opened up to PEOPLE about her time on the classic sitcom The Cosby Show. “It was fun, it was great. We enjoyed our work every week. We enjoyed being with each other, it was a great time.”
“The Chew” host Carla Hall gave us a little shoulder action.
Grammy-winning singer Gladys Knight was a vision in blue.
Basketball Hall of Famer Julius Erving attended with wife Dorys Madden.
Singer and “Power” star Rotimi Akinosho was on hand to support the honorees.
“Power” actor Omari Hardwick shut the red carpet down in his form-fitting tux. We love it.
We also spotted “Empire” producer Lee Daniels who celebrated his record-breaking first season in televison.
“Criminal Mind” hunk Shemar Moore hasn’t aged since his days on “Y&R.”
Alicia Quarles looked amazing in this Tracy Reese dress and Nina Runsdorf Jewelry.
CBS “Early” Show anchor Gayle King was on hand to support her bestie Oprah Winfrey.
You can’t have a conversation about achievement in televsion without discussing Oprah Winfrey. The Grand Dame of Televison did not walk the red carpet but she did address the audience.
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