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The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards to Be Broadcast Live on January 8th, 2014, from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live

  The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards to Be Broadcast Live on January 8th,
  2014, from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live

                 Mark Burnett to Return as Executive Producer

           Category Voting Launches Today at www.PeoplesChoice.com

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- September 17, 2013

The People's Choice Awards, the only major awards show where fans determine
the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television,
will celebrate its 40^th year and air live from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live on
Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS
Television Network.

Award-winning producer Mark Burnett will return as Executive Producer of the
telecast, which will serve as the kick-off to the 2014 awards show season.
Jane Mun, Fred Nelson and Hyunjoo “Kimmie” Kim will join Burnett on the 40^th
Annual People’s Choice Awards production team. Mun and Nelson will serve
alongside Burnett as Executive Producers, with Kim as Co-Executive Producer of
the telecast.

“I am excited to be back with such a great team producing thePeople's Choice
Awards for the 5th year in a row,” said Mark Burnett, PCA Executive Producer.
“What better way to celebrate great entertainment in our industry than to be
honored with an award from those theshow is truly all about… the fans.”

In People’s Choice tradition, fans will once again have the opportunity to
weigh in on new People’s Choice Awards categories. Starting today, 15
categories are eligible for voting on www.PeoplesChoice.com/pca/categories and
the top vote getters will be added to the pool for the 2014 show. Potential
new categories include Favorite Reboot (Movies), Favorite Alternative Artist
(Music) and Favorite Streaming Series (TV), among others. Fans also have the
opportunity to write in their own submissions for a special award that honors
celebrities who have given back to their local communities.

"We are kicking off our 40^th year by once again asking the fans tochoose
newcategories for the People'sChoice Awards,"said Fred Nelson, President of
People's Choice. "There have been some amazing trends and
extraordinarymoments across all genres of pop culture this year.We are
counting on the fans tohelpdetermine what we highlight atthe show in
January."

NEW CATEGORIES UNDER CONSIDERATION FOR THE 40^th ANNUAL PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS
                                                
MOVIES                      MUSIC                      TV
                                                       
Favorite Breakout           Favorite Alternative       Favorite On-Screen
Movie Star                  Artist                     Chemistry
Favorite Comic Book         Favorite Country           Favorite Reality Show
Adaptation                  Music Icon                 Contestant
Favorite On-Screen          Favorite Electronic        Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Duo                         Dance Music Artist         Star
Favorite Reboot             Favorite Remix             Favorite Streaming
                                                       Series
Favorite Young Adult        Favorite TV Music          Favorite TV
Movie                       Moment                     Movie/Miniseries
                                                       

ABOUT PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Now in its 40^th 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 activity 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].

Contact:

People's Choice
Johanna McCabe, 212-969-7515
Johanna@onethree.tv
OR
Slate PR
Andy Gelb, 310-461-0111
andy@slate-pr.com