Anthony Anderson: Tapped To Host NAACP Image Awards

Hollywood funnyman Anthony Anderson will host the 45th NAACP Image Awards.

The 43-year-old actor/comedian, who was nominated for in 2013 for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on “Guys with Kids,” has previously hosted the Soul Train Awards, the Trumpet Awards and the Vibe Awards.

The NAACP Image Awards will broadcast for the first time on TV One exclusively and air live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif. on Sat., Feb. 22 at 8pm ET.

Confirmed presenters on the show include Tyler Perry, Michael Ealy, Sherri Shepherd, Tony Goldwyn, Arsenio Hall, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall, Octavia Spencer, Archie Panjabi, Rickey Smiley, Louis Gossett Jr. and Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o.

Actor Dennis Haysbert will serve as the awards show’s in-house announcer.

For the first time, the NAACP Image Awards will have a live one-hour red carpet special before the two-hour awards show.

The NAACP Image Awards will air on TV One through 2018. will be traveling to the NAACP Image Awards with the good folks at Chevrolet. We’ll have a full report this time next week!

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