The event will also honor NBC's "Parks and Recreation" as Favorite New Comedy Ensemble; CBS' "NCSI: Los Angeles" as Favorite New Television Action Drama; ABC Family's "Lincoln Heights" as Favorite Family Drama Ensemble Cast; and HBO as the 2009 Diversity Programming Network.
Justin Chon will be recognized with the Male Nova Award, while Hope Olaide Wilson is set to receive the Female Nova Award.
Taraji P. Henson will be honored as best actress in a drama for the film "I Can Do Bad All By Myself." Masi Oka has been named best actor in a TV drama for "Heroes."
Scott Hamilton Kennedy, who directed "The Garden," will be celebrated as audience favorite -- best documentary feature director.
The 2009 Visionary Award will go to film and TV director Sanaa Hamri.
– Nielsen Business Media