Viola Davis won lead actress and Octavia Spencer won supporting actress at the awards show Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Romantic comedy "Jumping the Broom" earned the male acting awards, with Laz Alonso taking home winning lead actor and Mike Epps winning supporting actor. Salim Akil took home best director for the film.
In television, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" won best comedy series and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" took home the best drama series award.
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