[11/08/06 - 12:20 PM]
VH1's Big List of Big Talent for 'Big in '06'
"Studio 60's" D.L. Hughley will host the annual year-end celebration for the third time.

[via press release from VH1]

VH1's Big List of Big Talent for 'Big in '06'

It's Really Big!!

Justin Timberlake, Eva Longoria, Kiefer Sutherland, Joey Lawrence, Lance Bass, Ice-T, Coco, Brooke Hogan, Tommy Lee, Danny Bonaduce, Mario Lopez, Katharine McPhee, Hal Sparks, Andrew Dice Clay, ANT, and Kennedy Have Been Tapped to Appear at 'VH1 Big in '06 Awards' With Performances by Fergie, The Fray and The Killers and a Special Appearance by 'Weird Al' Yankovic

D.L. Hughley Hosts This Year's Show Premiering Sunday, December 3 at 9PM* Viewers Get to Choose the 'VH1 Big in '06 Awards' Winners Through December 1 at http://big.vh1.com

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 8 -- No year has ever been bigger for super-star babies than 2006 ... and who doesn't love a big baby? From the moment they were born they were instant celebrities and on the top of every paparazzi's hit list because the first photo's of each new "celebribaby" could bring millions to some lucky photographer, magazine or charity.

2006 also saw its share of actors, politicians and even clergymen acting like babies or busting down closet doors to show their true selves. VH1 will again pay homage to the biggest stars, the biggest moments and the biggest crazes of this year with "VH1 Big in '06 Awards," premiering Sunday, December 3 at 9PM*.

VH1 is again turning the choice of who will win over to America. Viewers can vote for each category online at http://big.vh1.com through December 1. Viewers can also cast their vote using their mobile phones by texting keyword "BIG" to the number 22422.

Actor and comedian D.L. Hughley of "Studio 60" will host the annual year-end celebration for the third time which will feature appearances by Justin Timberlake, Eva Longoria, Kiefer Sutherland, Joey Lawrence, Lance Bass, Ice-T, Coco, Brooke Hogan, Tommy Lee, Danny Bonaduce, Mario Lopez, Katharine McPhee, Hal Sparks, Andrew Dice Clay, ANT, Kennedy and a special appearance by "Weird Al" Yankovic. This year's "Big" performances will include Fergie, The Fray and The Killers. Flavor Flav, VH1's biggest star of 2006 will also be on hand as a backstage on-air correspondent. Additional performers, presenters and special guests will be announced as they are confirmed.

Warner Bros new motion picture, "Unaccompanied Minors", L'Oreal Paris(R), Burger King(R), Alltel Wireless, Cotton Incorporated, and Bebe are the sponsors of "VH1 Big in '06 Awards."

"VH1 Big in '06 Awards" is executive produced by Lee Rolontz and Michael Dempsey.

VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 87 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array for digital services including VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, VH Uno, VH1 Mega Hits and VH1 Country. Connect with VH1 at http://www.VH1.com.

VH1 is a registered trademark of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom International Inc. MTV Networks also operates and offers joint ventures, licensing agreements and syndication deals whereby its programming can be seen worldwide.

*** For up-to-the-minute and archival press information including releases and photographs, visit VH1's press-only Web site at http://www.vh1.com/press

*All Times ET/PT

http://www.vh1.com http://big.vh1.com

  [november 2006]  


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