SUMMER'S CHOICEST EVENT "TEEN CHOICE 2012" MAKES WAVES SUNDAY, JULY 22, LIVE ON FOX
TEEN CHOICE 2012, the annual special that celebrates the year's choicest teen icons in film, television, music, sports, comedy, fashion and the web will air live Sunday, July 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
"I look back and am amazed at all the talent that has walked across the stage and the stars who were either at the top of their game or just about to hit it big," said executive producer Bob Bain. "It seems fitting that at 14 years, this show has been a weathervane on what is hot and I can't wait to do it all over again." Executive producer Michael Burg added, "Keeping TEEN CHOICE ahead of the curve each year is what makes this show perfect for the FOX audience."
The choicest stars, best films most-loved TV shows, hottest music, favorite fashion icons and funniest comedians of 2011-2012 will receive coveted Teen Choice Surfboard awards in categories such as Choice Hottie, Choice TV Villain, Choice Movie Liplock, Choice Break-Up Song, Choice Twit, Choice Athlete and Choice Web Star.
Host(s), performers and presenters, as well as the first round of nominees for whom teens can vote, will be announced soon.
For 14 years, the special has presented performances and appearances by some of pop culture's hottest stars. Hosted by Kaley Cuoco TEEN CHOICE 2011 featured will.i.am as the night's DJ and performances by Jason Derulo, Selena Gomez & the Scene and OneRepubLIC and appearances by Tyra Banks, Jason Bateman, Justin Bieber, Rachel Bilson, Rebecca Black, Rose Byrne, John Cena, Cat Deeley, Ellen DeGeneres, Zooey Deschanel, Cameron Diaz, Tom Felton, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kat Graham, Ashley Greene, Lucy Hale, Ed Helms, Chris Hemsworth, Gillian Jacobs, Joe Jonas, Victoria Justice, Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Ashton Kutcher, Taylor Lautner, Avril Lavigne, Katie Leclerc, Demi Lovato, Kellan Lutz, Vanessa Marano, Joel McHale, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Mike "The Miz" Mizanin, Robert Pattinson, Tyler Posey, Maggie Q, Nikki Reed, Zoe Saldana, Taylor Swift, Paul Wesley, Shane West and Shaun White.
TEEN CHOICE 2012 is executive-produced by Bob Bain ("Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards") and Michael Burg. Paul Flattery and Kelly Brock serve as producers and Greg Sills serves as supervising producer.