The nominations for fan favorites in 64 categories across Movies, TV, music and digital media were announced today.
Voting will conclude on Thursday, December 15th at 11:59 pm and the results will be announced on the live broadcast of the People’s Choice Awards 2017 from the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (CBS, 9/8C).
Jane Lynch, who is no stranger to awards herself, has been chosen to host the People’s Choice Awards 2016 – which will be broadcast live by CBS on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016.
Lynch won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe for Glee and hosted the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards – and has new series, Angel From Hell set to premiere on CBS at mid-season. For more, follow the jump.
The People’s Choice Awards — that harbinger of online fandom popularity — offered us the full list from which winners will be announced during the live airing on Wednesday, January 8 on CBS. The show will be hosted by Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings of 2 Broke Girls. Until then, fans are able to keep voting up until the last day to make sure their favorites gets the top honors. And for those of you keeping score, the most nominations have been given to Glee with a total of eight mentions. The Big Bang Theory and Grey’s Anatomy each received five, while Supernatural, Vampire Diaries, Walking Dead,Castle, and How I Met Your Mother landed four nominations each. A quick glance at the list reveals a few curious omissions: Scandal (in the Favorite Network TV Drama category); Doctor Who (Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show);Jay Leno (Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host); JaneRizzoli & Maura Isles (Favorite TV Gal Pals); Burn Notice (Favorite SeriesWe Miss Most); and Favorite Fan Following.
The list is organized into the following categories:
NETWORK DRAMA & SCI-FI
REALITY & TALK SHOWS
THE FUN & OTHER UNIQUE NOMINATIONS
The nominations are in! After a period of accepting recommendations from the people for a wide range of varied categories, the final list of candidates is ready to be voted on. And you even get to choose the design of the trophy that the winners will be awarded.
From now until December 7 the people are called upon to take action once again and vote for their favorites. You can cast votes once each day and by registering with the People’s Choice site and signing in, you will be entered to win a trip to the People’s Choice Awards taking place on January 5, 2011 in Los Angeles. You can also vote without signing in and this year there is a brand new way to vote: by using your Twitter account.
So now it is up to the people to make their favorites the winners — or at least see which show’s fans are the most determined and dedicated voters! But how in the world can we pick just one in some of these categories? Just take a look at the nominees for Favorite New TV Drama: Blue Bloods, Chase, The Defenders, Detroit 1-8-7, The Event, Hawaii Five-O, Hellcats, Law and Order: Los Angeles, and Nikita. An almost impossible choice! Some category highlights follow after the jump.
The people have spoken! And among the winners announced during the January 6 telecast of the People’s Choice Awards, were The CW’s Thursday night power team. Freshman series The Vampire Diaries was awarded ‘Favorite New Drama’ beating out its competition Flash Forward, V, The Good Wife, and NCIS: Los Angeles. And The CW’s excellent and critically-praised veteran series Supernatural was awarded ‘Favorite SciFi/Fantasy Show’ beating out its competition Heroes, Lost, Vampire Diaries, and True Blood.
Both shows, well-written and featuring terrific casts, return Thursday, January 21 with new episodes following the long winter hiatus. For great drama, make the People’s Choice YOUR choice Thursday night starting at 8:00 pm on The CW.
After five seasons of being the WB/CW dark horse show with incredible staying power, Supernatural received some much deserved recognition for their work. In the 36th Anniversary of the People’s Choice Awards, Supernatural won the award in the category of Favorite Scifi/Fantasy Show, beating out Heroes, Tru Blood, Lost and Vampire Diaries to win Best Sci Fi/Fantasy Show!
“This show is on fire!” says the CW Network in a recent press release about the win. And indeed it is with the series climbing higher in the ratings since the beginning of season 4 than is normally expected of series that has been on the air and fighting it’s up way through the ratings like Supernatural has.
While the presenting of the award was not shown in the aired portion of the awards ceremony, which aired live on CBS on Wednesday January 6th, it is still a very important accomplishment for a series that has come so far by riding on the strength of it’s strong, well crafted characters of Sam and Dean Winchester and the recently added Castiel, (played respectively by talented lead actors, Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins) along with such intriguing recurring characters as Bobby Singer(Jim Beaver), The Trickster (Richard Speight, Jr.) and Ellen Harvelle (Samantha Ferris).