PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2010 ANNOUNCES STAR-STUDDED LINEUP FOR FIRST AWARDS SHOW OF THE YEAR
MARY J. BLIGE TO PERFORM
MUSICAL OPENING NUMBER TO FEATURE HOST QUEEN LATIFAH AND SURPRISE GUESTS
HUGH JACKMAN, MARIAH CAREY, LL COOL J AND MANY MORE TO ATTEND LIVE SHOW, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Fans Cast Record-Breaking 60 Million Votes on peopleschoice.com
A star-studded selection of talent from film, TV and music including Sandra Bullock, Colbie Caillat, Mariah Carey, Steve Carell, Jackie Chan, Chevy Chase, Kaley Cuoco, Ellen DeGeneres, Jenna Elfman, Johnny Galecki, Ginnifer Goodwin, Tim Gunn, Taraji P. Henson, Josh Holloway, LL COOL J, Hugh Jackman, Ashton Kutcher, Hugh Laurie, Taylor Lautner, George Lopez, Kellan Lutz, Kathryn Morris, Jim Parsons, Paula Patton, Ryan Reynolds, Nicole Scherzinger, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Sofia Vergara and Kate Walsh are scheduled to attend the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2010 to be broadcast live from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 6 (9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The night will kick-off with an all-star musical number with host Queen Latifah and surprise guests and later will feature a dynamic performance by Mary J. Blige.
"We have jam packed this show with epic performances, surprises and huge show moments that will be sure to keep the audience glued to their seats," said Mark Burnett, Executive Producer of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2010. "The stars are coming out in droves to thank the millions of fans who showed their love and support by voting. And with exclusive sneak peeks of some of the best upcoming movies and television along with energetic music performances, it's truly going to be a night to remember - and a great way to jump start 2010."
The People's Choice Award winners are determined by the fans and currently the 2010 show has logged in a record-breaking 60 million votes. The categories of Favorite New TV Comedy and Drama will remain open at http://www.peopleschoice.com/_ until show night on January 6. For Favorite New TV Comedy, fans can vote for Accidentally On Purpose, The Cleveland Show, Cougartown, Glee and Modern Family. For Favorite New TV Drama, the nominees are Flash Forward, The Good Wife, NCIS: LOS ANGELES, V and The Vampire Diaries.
About People's Choice:
Now in its 36th year, the People's Choice Awards celebrate fan favorites in music, movies and television. The People's Choice website at http://www.peopleschoice.com/ serves as a year-round destination for entertainment enthusiasts to voice their opinions on pop culture, influence entertainment and determine the nominees and winners for the annual awards show. Fred Nelson is the President of People's Choice, and the awards show is produced by Procter & Gamble Productions, Inc., which is represented by MediaVest Worldwide, Inc., supervisors of the production. Queen Latifah is the host of PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2010 and Mark Burnett is the Executive Producer.