LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The People’s Choice Awards and CBS announced today that PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 will air live on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network.
Mark Burnett, President of MGM Television and Digital, will return for the eighth consecutive year as Executive Producer of the show. Also returning, Jane Mun, Kimmie H. Kim and Fred Nelson will serve alongside Burnett as Executive Producers of the telecast.
“It is an honor to be back again and work with a team that is one of the finest in the business," said Burnett. "This show is so unique as the fans get to choose all the winners and it is up to them who comes to the stage. We are looking forward to another great event."
The People’s Choice Awards is the only major awards show where fans choose the nominees and winners in movie, music, television and digital categories. Voting to determine the nominees begins Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 (10:00 AM, ET) at www.PeoplesChoice.com through Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 (11:59 PM, ET). The Nominations Announcement Press Conference, to be held on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016, at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, will reveal the final nominees in all categories from which fans will choose the winners.
ABOUT PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Now in its 43rd year, the People’s Choice Awards is the only major awards show voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites in movies, music, television and digital. The People’s Choice official website at www.PeoplesChoice.com houses the voting platform where fans determine the nominees and winners for the annual awards show. Every year, potential nominees are determined by national ratings averages, box-office grosses, music & gaming sales, social activity and PeoplesChoice.com data, then vetted through E-Poll Market Research. Fred Nelson is the President of People’s Choice, and serves alongside Mark Burnett, Jane Mun and Kimmie H. Kim as Executive Producers of the awards show. The awards show, and digital, mobile and social extensions of the brand are owned by Procter & Gamble. The show is produced by MGM Television and MGM serves as the international distributor.
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