True Blood and Nelsan Ellis are Big Winners at the NewNowNext Awards

May 23, 2009 by  

nnnawards2True Blood and Nelsan Ellis are the big winners at the NewNowNext Awards which were held at the Maritime Hotel in New York City on Friday, May 22. 2009.  The Awards show was taped and will be broadcast on June 13, 2009 on LOGO and

True Blood won in the category of Best Show You’re Not Watching going against, Beautiful People (BBC/Logo), Damages (FX), Skins (BBC America), and Summer Heights High (HBO)

Nelsan Ellis won in the category of Brink of Fame: Actor going against Aaron Yoo (Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist), Clementine Ford (The L Word), Cam Gigandet (Twilight), and Jasika Nicole (Fringe), and Simon Miller (Between Love and Goodbye).

The NewNowNext Awards is a celebration of fresh, freaky and up-and-coming pop culture, and celebrities and the winners are chose by you, the people.  So congratulations to True Blood and Nelsan Ellis and a big thank you to everyone who voted and helped make True Blood and Nelsan Ellis stand out and be noticed

The awards will air on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on LOGO.  If you don’t get LOGO you can watch the show online on their website here.  The event will be hosted by, RuPaul and will feature many special guests and performers.


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