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[05/07/07 - 09:29 AM]
Tracy Morgan to Host Spike TV's First Annual "Guys Choice"
The show is scheduled to tape on June 9 at CBS Radford in Los Angeles for air on Wednesday, June 13 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT.

[via press release from Spike TV]

TRACY MORGAN TO HOST SPIKE TV'S FIRST ANNUAL "GUYS CHOICE"

Two-Hour Event Saluting Everything Guys Love Premieres Wednesday, June 13th at 10 PM, ET/PT

All-Star Nominees Include Jessica Alba, Beyonce, Jessica Biel, Borat, Kobe Bryant, George Clooney, Will Ferrell, James Gandolfini, Chuck Liddell, Masi Oka, Kiefer Sutherland, LaDainian Tomlinson And Rainn Wilson

Log-On To www.guyschoice.spiketv.com To Vote

New York, NY, May 7, 2007 � The preeminent night of the year for men will take place when comedian/actor Tracy Morgan hosts Spike TV's first annual "GUYS CHOICE." Spike TV is giving the biggest shout-outs in television history to the things guys love most and is relying on its millions of viewers to decide who to bow down to from the worlds of sports, music, film, television and the internet. The show is scheduled to tape on June 9 at CBS Radford in Los Angeles. Spike TV's "GUYS CHOICE" premieres Wednesday, June 13 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT.

It's guys night out this June with this non-traditional awards show that promises to be a one-of-a-kind raucous and manly two-hour television spectacular. This star-studded event will feature everything guys want including comedy, the hottest women in the world, the best in music, sports and so much more. Also, for the first time in awards show history, Spike TV will narrow the field for all awards to only two nominees, so it can be settled like men: �mano a mano.'

In addition to honoring the coolest guys and the most awe-inspiring women from the past year, GUYS CHOICE will also feature unforgettable tributes to legendary entertainers, rockers and most viral videos, as well as edgy stand-up comedy and house-shaking musical performances.

Tracy Morgan has received critical acclaim for playing the wild and unpredictable movie star Tracy Jordan on NBC's "30 Rock." As a standup comic who headlined across the country, TV audiences first met Morgan in his role as "Hustleman" on the hit comedy series "Martin." Morgan next joined "Saturday Night Live" in 1996 where he appeared for seven seasons and created such memorable characters as "Astronaut Jones" and "Brian Fellows." Morgan's feature-film credits include "The Longest Yard," "Little Man," "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" and "Head of State."

The official sponsors of Spike TV's "GUYS CHOICE" are American Express, Cingular, now the new AT&T, Corona, Jeep� Patriot, Pizza Hut, SNICKERS�Brand, Southern Comfort� and U.S. Army.

Voting for this year's nominees are held online at www.guyschoice.spiketv.com and wirelessly by texting "GUYS" to 22422. Wireless voting is sponsored exclusively by Cingular, now the new AT&T and runs through Friday, June 1. Also online, fans can log on to view exclusive red carpet and backstage coverage of the event.

Following are the categories and nominees for Spike TV's "GUYS CHOICE" (additional nominations will be announced shortly on SpikeTV.com):

BIGGEST ASS KICKER

Gerard Butler ("300") vs. Kiefer Sutherland (Fox's "24")

BALLSIEST BAND

Disturbed vs. Lamb of God

HOTTEST GIRL ON THE PLANET

Beyonce vs. Adriana Lima

LUCKIEST BASTARD

Dominic Monaghan (Evangeline Lilly's boyfriend) vs. Cash Warren (Jessica Alba's boyfriend)

FUNNIEST M.F.

Will Ferrell vs. Sacha Baron Cohen

GIFT FROM THE GODS

Minka Kelly (NBC's "Friday Night Lights") vs. Rashida Jones (NBC's "The Office")

MOST UNSTOPPABLE JOCK

Kobe Bryant vs. LaDainian Tomlinson

HOTTEST JESSICA

Jessica Alba vs. Jessica Biel

BEST GANGSTERTAINMENT

"The Departed" vs. "The Sopranos"

MOST DANGEROUS MAN

Chuck Liddell (UFC) vs. Dog (The Bounty Hunter)

FEMME FATAL

Tricia Helfer (Sci-Fi's "Battlestar Galactica") vs. Rose McGowan ("Grindhouse")

COCKIEST CREW

HBO's "Entourage" crew vs. "Jackass 2" crew

SICKEST RHYMES

Nas vs. Jay-Z

COOLEST GEEK

Rainn Wilson (NBC's "The Office") vs. Masi Oka (NBC's "Heroes")

GUTSIEST MOVE

Steven Colbert (his speech from White House Correspondents' Association Dinner) vs. Chris Peterson (head football coach at Boise State)

KINGPIN (GUY OF THE YEAR)

James Gandolfini vs. George Clooney

Emmy Award-winning producer Joel Gallen of Tenth Planet Productions and Casey Patterson, Senior Vice President, Event Production & Talent Development for Spike TV will serve as executive producers. Alicia Portugal is the executive in charge of production for Spike TV.

Spike TV is available in 91.6 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of VIACOM (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.





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· 24 (FOX)
· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· ENTOURAGE (HBO)
· FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (DIRECTV)
· HEROES (NBC)
· JACKASS (MTV)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)





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