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People?s Choice Awards Announce Hosts Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings of ?2 Broke Girls? and Launch Voting for All Categories

Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings

Voting Begins Today At?PeoplesChoice.com

CNCBB LOS ANGELES–Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE)– Nominees for?THE?40th?ANNUAL?PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS?were announced this morning at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. People?s Choice Awards Executive Producer?Mark Burnett?was on hand to announce the hosts for the live awards show,?Beth Behrs?and?Kat Dennings, stars of the CBS sitcom ?2 Broke Girls.? Joining Beth and Kat at the press conference were presenters?Rachel Bilson?(?Heart of Dixie?),?Ciara?(Epic Recording Artist),?Darren Criss?(?Glee?) and?Allison Janney?(?Mom?).

“Kat and Beth are great additions to our People’s Choice family and we are excited to have them host the show,? said Mark Burnett, the People?s Choice Awards Executive Producer for the fifth consecutive year. “Their energy and charisma are a perfect fit for our audience.?

Voting begins today for all 58 categories and will end at 11:59 PM EST on December 5, 2013. Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast of?THE 40thANNUAL PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS?from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live onWednesday, January 8, 2014?(9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.

This year fans cast over 160 million votes for the nominee selection phase, a new record. Robin Williams, who won his first People?s Choice Award in 1979 for his role on ?Mork and Mindy,? has received a nomination 25 years later in the same category, ?Favorite Actor in a New TV Series? for the ?The Crazy Ones.? ?Glee? leads the list of TV nominees with 8 nods including Favorite Network TV Comedy, and 4 acting nominations for the show?s cast. Katy Perry is the top music nominee with 5 nominations: Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Pop Artist, Favorite Song, Favorite Music Video and Favorite Fan Following. Sandra Bullock leads the list of movie nominees with 5 nods: Favorite Actress, Favorite Comedic Actress, Favorite Dramatic Actress and two for Favorite Duo (one with George Clooney and the other with Melissa McCarthy). McCarthy is the only star to be nominated in both movie and television categories including Favorite Comedic TV Actress and Favorite Comedic Movie Actress.

How to Vote for the People?s Choice Awards:

  • Website???PeoplesChoice.com?houses the main voting platform for the People?s Choice Awards.
  • Facebook???Facebook.com/PeoplesChoice?features a custom application where fans can personalize their voting experience and share their votes with friends.
  • Twitter?? Fans can cast official votes for the People?s Choice Awards by tweeting a specific series of hashtags based on the nominee’s name and category. To see a complete list of hashtags created for each nominee, please visithttp://www.peopleschoice.com/pca/vote/twitter.jsp.
  • Mobile?? Fans can vote in all categories on the People?s Choice Awards mobile site, and via the official voting application for iPhone and iPad.

Photos from today?s People?s Choice Awards Press Conference can be found atwww.EPKlink.com/PeoplesChoiceAwards2014?courtesy of WireImage: Kevin Winter.

Today?s People?s Choice Awards Press Conference was available for the first time via live stream and the full event can be viewed at?PeoplesChoice.com. In addition, below includes the embeddable link of the entire event for potential editorial inclusion:

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Tickets to the awards show are now available for fans to purchase throughAXS.com. Media outlets can apply for credentials to cover the People?s Choice Awards at?http://credentials.peopleschoice.com.

This year, the People?s Choice Awards welcomes back Walgreens as its official retail partner. Once again, Walgreens will present the People?s Choice Award for ?Favorite Humanitarian,? which reflects the company?s purpose to help people get, stay and live well within the community. The award will be presented during the live broadcast on January 8, 2014.

The People?s Choice Awards?would like to invite everyone to visitwww.PeoplesChoice.com?to vote for their favorites in movies, music and TV. Below includes the complete list of nominees.


Born in Lancaster Pennsylvania, Beth Behrs grew up in Marin County near San Francisco. Behrs had a passion for performing at an early age and attended UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television. Behrs currently stars as Caroline Channing in the CBS series 2 Broke Girls one of the highest rated comedies on network television and the show is currently in its third season. Behrs recent film credit includes the voice of Carrie Williams in the Walt Disney Pixar animated film Monsters University. Behrs has performed at the Geffen Playhouse alongside Jane Lynch, Annette Bening and Helen Mirren. She also appeared on stage with the New York Philharmonic for their New Year?s Eve performance One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch and is set to perform at the annual benefit TrevorLIVE in December 2013. In addition to singing and acting in musical theater Beth has been actively involved with charity organizations such as ?Children of the Night,? ?The Somaly Mam Organization? and is a board member of the Geffen Playhouse.


Prior to ?2 Broke Girls,? Kat Dennings became known to audiences following her roles in feature films ?The 40-Year-Old Virgin? and ?Nick and Nora?s Infinite Playlist,? the latter of which she was nominated by the International Press Academy for a SATELLITE Award. Most recently, she starred in the movie adaptation of the comic book series ?Thor.? Her additional film credits include ?Daydream Nation,? ?Defendor,? ?Shorts,? ?The Answer Man,? ?The House Bunny,? ?Charlie Bartlett,? ?Raise Your Voice,? ?Down in the Valley,? ?London,? and ?Big Momma?s House 2.? She stars in the upcoming film ?Thor: The Dark World.? In 2005, she was selected to participate in the prestigious Sundance Filmmakers? Lab where she worked with Robert Redford on director Dante Harper?s ?Dreamland.? Dennings other television credits include ?CSI: Miami,? ?CSI: NY? and ?Without a Trace, on CBS, as well as ?ER? and ?Raising Dad.?


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.comhouses 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]

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Favorite Movie
Despicable Me 2
Fast & Furious 6
Iron Man 3
Monsters University
Star Trek Into Darkness

Favorite Movie Actor
Channing Tatum
Hugh Jackman
Johnny Depp
Leonardo DiCaprio
Robert Downey Jr.

Favorite Movie Actress
Gwyneth Paltrow
Jennifer Aniston
Melissa McCarthy
Sandra Bullock
Scarlett Johansson

Favorite Movie Duo
Chris Pine & Zachary Quinto (Star Trek Into Darkness)
Jennifer Aniston & Jason Sudeikis (We’re the Millers)
Robert Downey Jr. & Gwyneth Paltrow (Iron Man 3)
Sandra Bullock & George Clooney (Gravity)
Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy (The Heat)

Favorite Action Movie
Fast & Furious 6
Iron Man 3
Star Trek Into Darkness
The Wolverine
World War Z

Favorite Action Movie Star
Brad Pitt
Channing Tatum
Hugh Jackman
Robert Downey Jr.
Vin Diesel

Favorite Comedic Movie
Grown Ups 2
The Hangover Part III
The Heat
Instructions Not Included
We?re the Millers

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
Adam Sandler
Bradley Cooper
Chris Rock
James Franco
Zach Galifianakis

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress
Emma Watson
Jennifer Aniston
Melissa McCarthy
Sandra Bullock
Scarlett Johansson

Favorite Dramatic Movie
Captain Phillips
The Great Gatsby
Lee Daniels? The Butler

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor
Channing Tatum
Chris Hemsworth
Hugh Jackman
Leonardo DiCaprio
Ryan Gosling

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress
Amy Adams
Emma Stone
Halle Berry
Oprah Winfrey
Sandra Bullock

Favorite Family Movie
Despicable Me 2
Monsters University
Oz the Great and Powerful
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
The Smurfs 2

Favorite Horror Movie
The Conjuring
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
Insidious: Chapter 2

Favorite Thriller Movie
A Good Day to Die Hard
The Call
Now You See Me
Red 2
White House Down

Favorite Network TV Comedy
2 Broke Girls
The Big Bang Theory
How I Met Your Mother
Modern Family

Favorite Comedic TV Actor
Chris Colfer
Darren Criss
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jim Parsons
Neil Patrick Harris

Favorite Comedic TV Actress
Jane Lynch
Kaley Cuoco
Lea Michele
Melissa McCarthy
Zooey Deschanel

Favorite Network TV Drama
Chicago Fire
The Good Wife
Grey?s Anatomy

Favorite Dramatic TV Actor
Jim Caviezel
Josh Charles
Kevin Bacon
Mark Harmon
Patrick Dempsey

Favorite Dramatic TV Actress
Julianna Margulies
Mariska Hargitay
Pauley Perrette
Sandra Oh
Stana Katic

Favorite Actor in a New TV Series
Andy Samberg
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Joseph Morgan
Michael J. Fox
Robin Williams

Favorite Actress in a New TV Series
Allison Janney
Anna Faris
Ming-Na Wen
Rebel Wilson
Sarah Michelle Gellar

Favorite TV Crime Drama
Criminal Minds
The Mentalist

Favorite Competition TV Show
America?s Got Talent
Dancing with the Stars
The Voice
The X Factor

Favorite Cable TV Comedy
Cougar Town
Hot in Cleveland
Melissa & Joey

Favorite Cable TV Drama
Downton Abbey
Pretty Little Liars
Sons of Anarchy
The Walking Dead
White Collar

Favorite Premium Cable TV Show
Game of Thrones
True Blood

Favorite Cable TV Actress
Angie Harmon
Claire Danes
Courteney Cox
Lucy Hale
Maggie Smith

Favorite TV Anti-Hero
Dexter Morgan (Dexter)
Jaime Lannister (Game of Thrones)
Norman Bates (Bates Motel)
Rick Grimes (The Walking Dead)
Walter White (Breaking Bad)

Favorite TV Bromance
Blaine & Sam (Glee)
Ryan & Esposito (Castle)
Sam, Dean & Castiel (Supernatural)
Sheldon, Leonard, Howard & Raj (The Big Bang Theory)
Ted, Marshall & Barney (How I Met Your Mother)

Favorite TV Gal Pals
Caroline & Max (2 Broke Girls)
Lily & Robin (How I Met Your Mother)
Meredith & Cristina (Grey?s Anatomy)
Penny, Bernadette & Amy (The Big Bang Theory)
Rachel & Santana (Glee)

Favorite On-Screen Chemistry
Castle & Beckett (Castle)
Damon & Elena (The Vampire Diaries)
Derek & Meredith (Grey?s Anatomy)
Emma & Hook (Once Upon A Time)
Kurt & Blaine (Glee)

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show
Beauty and the Beast
Once Upon A Time
The Vampire Diaries
The Walking Dead

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor
Andrew Lincoln
Ian Somerhalder
Jared Padalecki
Jensen Ackles
Stephen Amell

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress
Emilia Clarke
Ginnifer Goodwin
Kristin Kruek
Nina Dobrev
Tatiana Maslany

Favorite TV Movie/Miniseries
American Horror Story
Behind the Candelabra
The Bible
The White Queen

Favorite Daytime TV Host(s)
Ellen DeGeneres
Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan
Dr. Phil McGraw
Rachael Ray
Steve Harvey

Favorite New Talk Show Host
Arsenio Hall
Bethenny Frankel
Jenny McCarthy
Queen Latifah
Ross Mathews

Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host
Conan O?Brien
David Letterman
Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Kimmel
Stephen Colbert

Favorite Streaming Series
Arrested Development
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis
House of Cards
Losing It with John Stamos
Orange Is the New Black

Favorite Series We Miss Most
30 Rock
Breaking Bad
The Office

Favorite New TV Comedy
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
The Crazy Ones
The Goldbergs
The Michael J. Fox Show
The Millers
Sean Saves the World
Super Fun Night
Trophy Wife

Favorite New TV Drama
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The Blacklist
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
The Originals
Sleepy Hollow
The Tomorrow People

Favorite Male Artist
Blake Shelton
Bruno Mars
Justin Timberlake
Michael Bubl?

Favorite Female Artist
Britney Spears
Demi Lovato
Katy Perry
Selena Gomez

Favorite Breakout Artist
Ariana Grande
Austin Mahone
Icona Pop
Imagine Dragons

Favorite Pop Artist
Britney Spears
Bruno Mars
Demi Lovato
Justin Timberlake
Katy Perry

Favorite Country Artist
The Band Perry
Blake Shelton
Carrie Underwood
Lady Antebellum
Taylor Swift

Favorite Country Music Icon
Alan Jackson
George Strait
Tim McGraw
Toby Keith
Willie Nelson

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist
Jay Z
Kanye West
Lil Wayne
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Favorite R&B Artist
Alicia Keys
Justin Timberlake
Robin Thicke

Favorite Band
Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
One Direction

Favorite Alternative Band
Fall Out Boy
Imagine Dragons
Mumford & Sons

Favorite Song
Just Give Me A Reason (P!nk feat. Nate Ruess)
Mirrors (Justin Timberlake)
Radioactive (Imagine Dragons)
Roar (Katy Perry)
When I Was Your Man (Bruno Mars)

Favorite Album
The 20/20 Experience (Justin Timberlake)
Bangerz (Miley Cyrus)
Based on a True Story? (Blake Shelton)
Blurred Lines (Robin Thicke)
To Be Loved (Michael Bubl?)

Favorite Music Video
Best Song Ever (One Direction)
Heart Attack (Demi Lovato)
Just Give Me A Reason (P!nk feat. Nate Ruess)
Roar (Katy Perry)
Wrecking Ball (Miley Cyrus)

Favorite Music Fan Following
Britney Army (Britney Spears)
Directioners (One Direction)
KatyCats (Katy Perry)
Little Monsters (Lady Gaga)
Lovatics (Demi Lovato)

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