JENNIFER ANISTON TO BE PRESENTED WITH THE PEOPLE'S ICON OF 2019 AWARD AT THE "E! PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS" ON NOVEMBER 10
Recognition Will Honor the Seven-Time PCA Winner for her Contributions to Film and Television,
Including Her Iconic Emmy and Golden Globe-Winning Role on "Friends" and Golden Globe and
SAG Award-nominated performance in the film "Cake"
Aniston Will Return to Television in the Eagerly Awaited Apple TV+ Series "The Morning Show" this Fall
Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 2019 - E! announced today that celebrated multi-award winning actor and producer Jennifer Aniston will receive "The People's Icon of 2019" award at the "E! People's Choice Awards." Aniston will be honored for her fan favorite performances in movies and television, including 2019's Netflix hit "Murder Mystery," for which she is also nominated in the Female Movie Star of 2019 category. The "E! People's Choice Awards" will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Sunday, November 10 from 9:00-11:00pm ET/PT.
"Jennifer Aniston is a tour de force, who has portrayed some of the most iconic, unforgettable and relatable characters of our time," said Jen Neal, General Manager, E! News, Live Events and Lifestyle Digital. "For gracefully conquering comedy and drama on both the small and big screen, we're honoring Jennifer Aniston with 'The People's Icon of 2019.'"
Aniston seamlessly transitioned from her girl next door, Golden Globe and Emmy-winning role as "Rachel Green" in "Friends," to an internationally recognized film powerhouse having starred in comedic pictures such as "Bruce Almighty," "Horrible Bosses," and "We're the Millers," to dynamic hard-hitting dramas like her Golden Globe and SAG Award-nominated performance in "Cake." This fall, Aniston returns to television in the highly anticipated Apple TV+ series "The Morning Show," alongside Steve Carell and Reese Witherspoon.
The "E! People's Choice Awards" will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Sunday, November 10 starting at 9p ET/PT, with "E! Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People's Choice Awards 2019" kicking off at 7p ET/PT.
"Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People's Choice Awards 2019" and the "E! People's Choice Awards" are both produced by Den of Thieves with Executive Producers Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager and Barb Bialkowski.
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S and 161 countries globally. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Very Cavallari," "Total Divas," "Total Bellas," "Botched," and "Dating #NoFilter;" topical series "Nightly Pop," and the return of the "E! True Hollywood Story." "E! News" airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across EOnline.com and all digital and social media. The brand's robust digital programming slate includes "E! News' The Rundown," "Face Forward" and "What The Fashion" on Snapchat. E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights and E! is also home to the "E! People's Choice Awards," the only award show for the people, by the people. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Entertainment & Lifestyle Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.
About Den of Thieves
Den of Thieves (DoT) is a television live event, scripted and non-scripted production company founded in 2007 by Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager. Since its inception, DoT has become one of the most highly regarded and sought-after production companies in the industry. DoT is the production company of record for the MTV Video Music Awards for the past 13 consecutive years and also holds Executive Producer credits for the "Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour" concert special for Netflix, the People's Choice Awards on E!, The Gong Show on ABC, the iHeartRadio Music Awards for Turner Broadcasting, the Peabody Awards, and Ken Jeong's Netflix comedy special "You Complete Me, Ho" directed by John Chu. Aside from spearheading some of the world's leading premier event shows and specials, DoT is the name behind the production of comedy specials and documentaries for Netflix, Comedy Central, and Apple - to name a few. Beyond that, DoT also produced the multi-network broadcast of Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief in September 2017, in addition to the digital stream of March for Our Lives in March 2018.