"PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS" TO AIR ON FEB. 18, 2024 ACROSS NBC, PEACOCK AND E!
Peacock to Stream the Fan-Driven Awards Show Live for the First Time
· The 2024 "People's Choice Awards" will air live across NBC, Peacock and E! on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA, marking the first time the telecast will stream live on Peacock.
· The only awards show powered by the people will honor fan favorites across various categories in movies, television, music and pop culture. The two-hour telecast will also include several honorary awards and performances throughout the ceremony.
· A full list of categories will be announced at a later date. The eligibility window for nominees is Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2023.
· "The mission of the 'People's Choice Awards' continues to be about giving a voice to those whose opinions matter most - the people" said Cassandra Tryon, Senior Vice President, Entertainment Live Events, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. "Moving the telecast to the heart of awards season and expanding our reach to Peacock's audience creates a platform for the people's voice to be heard louder than ever, giving stars and their fans an opportunity to celebrate together."
· The 2022 "People's Choice Awards," which aired across NBC and E!, bucked industry trends with year-over-year ratings growth on the broadcast network, and delivered 173 million total engagements across linear, digital and social platforms.
· Hosted by actor and comedian Kenan Thompson, last year's awards show honored Lizzo with the People's Champion Award, Ryan Reynolds with the People's Icon Award and Shania Twain with the Music Icon Award.
· The telecast is produced by Den of Thieves with executive producers Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager, and Barb Bialkowski.
· The "People's Choice Awards" will extend to social platforms with "Backstage Live" bringing fans at home behind the scenes as well as interactively connecting the most popular stars with their biggest fans.
· The "People's Choice Awards" was originally acquired by E! in 2017, with its first telecast airing on the network in 2018.
· As previously announced, the inaugural two-hour "People's Choice Country Awards" will air live on Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT across NBC and Peacock from the world-famous Grand Ole Opry stage in Nashville.