Positive Imagen!

 Selena Gomez, Esai Morales and Michelle Rodriguez have plentyof reason to celebrate. They’ve just been named winners at the 26th Annual Imagen Awards, which honor the positive portrayals of Latinos and Hispanic culture in entertainment.
The winners – selected by an independent panel of entertainment industry executives and Latino community leaders in 19 different categories from film, television and the internet – were announced at a star-studded dinner event held last night in Los Angeles.
Here’s a look at the complete list of this year’s Imagen Award winners: 
  • Best Primetime Television Program or Movie-of-the-Week:  Law & Order: Los Angeles (NBC)
  • Best Actor/Television:  Freddy Rodriguez, CHAOS (CBS)
  • Best Actress/Television:  Martha Higareda, Lies in Plain Sight (Lifetime Television)
  • Best Supporting Actor/Television:  Carlos Gómez, The Glades (A&E)
  • Best Supporting Actress/Television:  Eva La Rue, CSI: Miami (CBS)
  • Best Young Actress/Television:  Selena Gomez, Wizards of Waverly Place (Disney Channel)
  • Best Children’s Programming:  Dora The Explorer (Nickelodeon)
  • Best Documentary/Television:  The Longoria Affair (Latino Public Broadcasting)
  • Best National Informational Program:  Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One (WGBH)
  • Best Local Informational Program:  Eye on Our Community (KCBS-TV)
  • Best On-Air Advertising:  Dora 10th Anniversary Campaign (Nickelodeon)
  • Best Variety or Reality Show: Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO)
  • Best Feature Film:  Gun Hill Road (Motion Film Group/SimonSays Entertainment)
  • Best Actor/Feature Film: Esai Morales, Gun Hill Road (Motion Film Group/SimonSays Entertainment)
  • Best Actress/Feature Film:  Michelle Rodriguez, Tropico de Sangre (Maya Entertainment)
  • Best Supporting Actor/Feature Film:  Miguel Sandoval, Spoken Word (New Mexico Media Partner/Luminaria Films)
  • Best Supporting Actress/Feature Film: Adriana Barraza, From Prada to Nada (Pantelion Films/Lionsgate)
  • Best Theatrical Short or Student Film:  The  Big Deal (Lucy Rodriguez)