'Food' proves rich in aud sustenance

Hendrickson, Paula
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/5/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 50, pA4
Trade Publication
Reports on the number of nominations garnerd by the television program "Soul Food" at the Image Awards in the U.S. Citation of the longevity of the drama program depicting African Americans; Increase of the show's ratings; Recognition of actress Vanessa Williams in the Actress in a Drama Series category.


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