via press release:
Oct. 22, 2013
NOMINEE VOTING OPENS FOR THE 40th ANNUAL “PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS”
Voting Launches Today at www.PeoplesChoice.com
Winners Announced Live on the “People’s Choice Awards,” Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, on the CBS Television Network
The PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS, the only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, has announced that voting to determine the nominees is now officially open at www.PeoplesChoice.com. Fans can vote to ensure their favorites are nominated across 54 categories including Favorite Movie Actor, Favorite TV Crime Drama and Favorite Female Artist until Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 (11:59 PM, ET).
The top five in each category will become the official nominees and will be announced during the annual People’s Choice Awards press conference on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 (9:00 AM, PT), at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. Fans have the option to write in their favorites not included among the provided candidates.
In People’s Choice tradition, fans were given the opportunity to choose brand new categories for The 40th Annual PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS. This year, the fans selected the following:
Favorite Movie Duo
Favorite Alternative Artist
Favorite Country Music Icon
Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Star
Favorite Streaming Series
The 40th Annual PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS will be broadcast LIVE from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT), on the CBS Television Network.
ABOUT PEOPLE’S CHOICE
Now in its 40th year, the People’s Choice Awards continues to be the only major awards show voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites in music, movies and television. The People’s Choice official website at www.PeoplesChoice.com houses the voting platform where fans determine the categories, nominees and winners for the annual awards show. Every year, potential nominees are determined by national ratings averages, box-office grosses, music sales, social media presence and PeoplesChoice.com data, then vetted through EPoll Market Research. Fred Nelson is the President of People’s Choice, Mark Burnett is the Executive Producer and the awards show is produced by Procter & Gamble Productions, Inc. [NYSE:PG].