People’s Choice Awards 2017: What Time, Channel, Who’s Nominated, Live Stream (1/18/17)
The People’s Choice Awards 2017 will air live on CBS Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 9pm ET (tape-delayed PT). The ceremony honors fan favorites in movies, television, music and digital. Joel McHale, who currently stars in the CBS sitcom The Great Indoors, will host. ThePeople’s Choice Awards will also be live streamed on CBS’s All Access platform.
Here’s everything you need to know about the 2017 People’s Choice Awards:
Other celebrities confirmed to be attending the People’s Choice Awards 2017 are: Kristen Bell, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Hanks, Boris Kodjoe, Matt LeBlanc, Jennifer Lopez, Bill Paxton, Tyler Perry, Adam Rodriguez, John Stamos, Wilmer Valderrama and Kerry Washington.
Country music superstar Blake Shelton, a past People’s Choice Award winner himself and who is nominated again this year in three Music categories, will perform. Also adding to the musical enjoyment of fans will be a performance by Fifth Harmony.
The People’s Choice Awards nominees span 64 categories. Kevin Hart leads the way with five total individual nominations across the TV and Movies categories. Drake, Britney Spears and Rihanna are tied with four People’s Choice Awards nominations each in the Music category. Grey’s Anatomy is at the head of the TV nominees, with five nods, while Captain America: Civil War has seven nominations to top the Movies field. Ellen DeGeneres is up for three awards; if she wins just one more, she will become the most decorated People’s Choice Awards winner of all time.
One People’s Choice Awards winner has already been determined: Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian.
People’s Choice Awards nominees were determined by over 125 million votes cast by fans. Fans then were able to vote for the final nominees. Some of the top contenders in the TV category include the following:
FAVORITE TV SHOW
The Big Bang Theory
The Walking Dead
FAVORITE NETWORK TV COMEDY
The Big Bang Theory
Jane the Virgin
FAVORITE NETWORK TV DRAMA
How to Get Away with Murder
FAVORITE CABLE TV COMEDY
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Real Husbands of Hollywood
FAVORITE CABLE TV DRAMA
Pretty Little Liars
For a complete list of all categories, click here.
People’s Choice Awards 2017, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 9/8c Live (Tape-Delayed PT), CBS