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Diggs, Margulies, GLEE, Neil Patrick Harris & More Earn 2011 People's Choice Noms.

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The nominees for the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011 were announced this morning by Malin Akerman ("27 Dresses," "Watchmen"), Michael Chiklis, ("No Ordinary Family"), Zachary Levi ("Chuck"), AnnaLynne McCord ("90210"), Jeff Probst ("Survivor") and Audrina Patridge ("The Hills"), along with host Queen Latifah and Executive Producer Mark Burnett at The London West Hollywood Hotel. Prior to the announcement, over 35 million votes were cast by fans across the country. Fans were invited to pick new categories and determine the nominees for the annual awards show that celebrates fan favorites in movies, music and television.

Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast of the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011 at the Nokia Theater, L.A. Live onWednesday, Jan. 5, 2011 (9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Tickets to the awards show are now available for fans to purchase through Ticketmaster. Voting begins today at www.PeoplesChoice.com for the finalists in all 44 categories and will end on Dec. 7, 2010, except for "Favorite New TV Drama" and "Favorite New TV Comedy," which will remain open for voting until the night of show.

The list of potential nominees for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011 was determined by national ratings averages, box-Office grosses, music sales, input from our media partners and E-Score Celebrity. This process generated the top 12 candidates per category. Fans were then asked to visit www.PeoplesChoice.com to vote on their favorites and generate the final list of nominees for the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011. Fans had the option to write in their favorites not included among the provided candidates. All new shows currently on air are eligible in the categories of "Favorite New TV Drama" and "Favorite New TV Comedy." The top five will be announced Dec. 8, 2010.

A complete list of the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011 nominees follows:

FAVORITE MOVIE

Alice in Wonderland

Inception

Iron Man 2

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Toy Story 3

FAVORITE MOVIE ACTOR

Johnny Depp

Leonardo DiCaprio

Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Pattinson

Taylor Lautner

FAVORITE MOVIE ACTRESS

Angelina Jolie

Jennifer Aniston

Julia Roberts

Katherine Heigl

Kristen Stewart

FAVORITE ACTION MOVIE

Iron Man 2

Kick-Ass

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Robin Hood

Salt

FAVORITE ACTION STAR

Angelina Jolie

Bradley Cooper

Jackie Chan

Jake Gyllenhaal

Robert Downey Jr.

FAVORITE DRAMA MOVIE

Alice in Wonderland

Dear John

Inception

The Social Network

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

FAVORITE FAMILY MOVIE

Despicable Me

How to Train Your Dragon

Shrek Forever After

The Karate Kid

Toy Story 3

FAVORITE COMEDY MOVIE

Date Night

Easy A

Grown Ups

Sex and the City 2

Valentine's Day

FAVORITE COMEDIC STAR

Adam Sandler

Drew Barrymore

Steve Carell

Tina Fey

Will Ferrell

FAVORITE ON-SCREEN TEAM

Date Night - Tina Fey & Steve Carell

Inception - Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy & Dileep Rao

Iron Man 2 - Robert Downey Jr. & Don Cheadle

The Karate Kid - Jackie Chan & Jaden Smith

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse - Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart & Taylor Lautner

FAVORITE MOVIE STAR UNDER 25 (Presented By Moviefone)

Emma Watson

Kristen Stewart

Robert Pattinson

Vanessa Hudgens

Zac Efron

FAVORITE HORROR MOVIE (New! Voted In By Fans)

A Nightmare on Elm Street

Let Me In

Resident Evil: Afterlife

The Crazies

The Last Exorcism

FAVORITE TV DRAMA

Gossip Girl

Grey's Anatomy

House

The Good Wife

The Vampire Diaries

FAVORITE TV DRAMA ACTOR

Chace Crawford

Hugh Laurie

Ian Somerhalder

Patrick Dempsey

Taye Diggs

FAVORITE TV DRAMA ACTRESS

Blake Lively

Julianna Margulies

Kate Walsh

Lisa Edelstein

Sandra Oh

FAVORITE TV COMEDY

Glee

How I Met Your Mother

Modern Family

The Big Bang Theory

Two and a Half Men

FAVORITE TV COMEDY ACTOR

Alec Baldwin

Jim Parsons

Matthew Morrison

Neil Patrick Harris

Steve Carell

FAVORITE TV COMEDY ACTRESS

Alyson Hannigan

Courteney Cox

Eva Longoria Parker

Jane Lynch

Tina Fey

FAVORITE COMPETITION SHOW

American Idol

America's Got Talent

Dancing with the Stars

Hell's Kitchen

So You Think You Can Dance

FAVORITE TV CRIME DRAMA

Bones

Criminal Minds

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Lie To Me

NCIS

FAVORITE TV CRIME FIGHTER (New! Voted In By Fans)

Emily Deschanel - Bones

Mariska Hargitay - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Mark Harmon - NCIS

Simon Baker - The Mentalist

Tim Roth - Lie To Me

FAVORITE SCI-FI/FANTASY SHOW

Fringe

Smallville

Supernatural

The Vampire Diaries

True Blood

FAVORITE TALK SHOW HOST

Chelsea Handler

Conan O'Brien

Ellen Degeneres

George Lopez

Oprah Winfrey

FAVORITE TV OBSESSION

Burn Notice

Dexter

Pretty Little Liars

True Blood

White Collar

FAVORITE TV GUILTY PLEASURE

Jersey Shore

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List

Keeping Up with the Kardashians

The Real Housewives of New Jersey

Tosh.O

FAVORITE TV GUEST STAR

Betty White - Community

Britney Spears - Glee

Carrie Underwood - How I Met Your Mother

Demi Lovato - Grey's Anatomy

Neil Patrick Harris - Glee

FAVORITE TV DOCTOR (New! Voted In By Fans)

Cristina Yang - Sandra Oh

Derek Shepherd - Patrick Dempsey

Gregory House - Hugh Laurie

James Wilson - Robert Sean Leonard

MerEdith Grey - Ellen Pompeo

FAVORITE TV FAMILY (New! Voted In By Fans)

The Griffins - Family Guy

The Harpers - Two and a Half Men

The Pritchetts/Dunphys - Modern Family

The Scavos - Desperate Housewives

The Simpsons - The Simpsons

FAVORITE FAMILY TV MOVIE

Beauty & the Briefcase

Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

iCarly: iPsycho

Revenge of the Bridesmaids

Starstruck

FAVORITE TV CHEF (Presented By DinnerTool.com)

Bobby Flay

Gordon Ramsey

Jamie Oliver

Paula Deen

Rachael Ray

FAVORITE NEW TV COMEDY

$#*! My Dad Says

Better With You

Mike & Molly

No Ordinary Family

Outsourced

Raising Hope

Running Wilde

FAVORITE NEW TV DRAMA

Blue Bloods

Chase

Detroit 1-8-7

Hawaii Five-0

Hellcats

Law & Order: Los Angeles

Nikita

The Defenders

The Event

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST

Eminem

Enrique Iglesias

Michael Bublé

Tim McGRaw

Usher

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST

Carrie Underwood

Katy Perry

Lady Gaga

P!nk

Taylor Swift

FAVORITE SONG

Airplanes - B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams of Paramore

California Gurls - Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg

Love the Way You Lie - Eminem featuring Rihanna

OMG - Usher featuring Will.i.am

Telephone - Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé

FAVORITE ROCK BAND

Daughtry

Linkin Park

Maroon 5

Nickelback

Paramore

FAVORITE BREAKOUT ARTIST

B.o.B

Bruno Mars

Justin Bieber

Ke$ha

Selena Gomez & the Scene

FAVORITE POP ARTIST

Beyoncé

Katy Perry

Lady Gaga

P!nk

Rihanna

FAVORITE COUNTRY ARTIST

Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban

Lady Antebellum

Rascal Flatts

Taylor Swift

FAVORITE R&B ARTIST

Alicia Keys

Beyoncé

Mary J. Blige

Ne-Yo

Usher

FAVORITE HIP-HOP ARTIST

Drake

Eminem

Jay-Z

Ludacris

Snoop Dogg

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO (Presented By VEVO)

Baby - Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris

Love the Way You Lie - Eminem featuring Rihanna

Teenage Dream - Katy Perry

Telephone - Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé

Waka Waka - Shakira featuring Freshlyground

FAVORITE WEB CELEB (Presented By Wonderwall.com)

Alicia Keys

Betty White

Jimmy Fallon

Katy Perry

Teri Hatcher

FAVORITE VIRAL VIDEO STAR (Presented By Wheat Thins)

Giant Double Rainbow

Greyson Chance "Paparazzi"

Madison Square Park Proposal

"Single Ladies" Devastation

Tarp Surfing

Now in its 37th year, the People's Choice Awards celebrate fan favorites in music, movies and television. The People's Choice Web site atwww.PeoplesChoice.com serves as a year-round destination for entertainment enthusiasts to voice their opinions on pop culture by voting in and creating polls, and features an extensive video archive and photo gallery of People's Choice Awards footage. PeoplesChoice.com houses the voting platform where fans determine the categories, nominees and winners for the annual awards show. Fred Nelson is the President of People's Choice, and the awards show is produced by Procter & Gamble Productions, Inc. (NYSE:PG), which is represented by MediaVest Worldwide, Inc., supervisors of the production. Queen Latifah is the host of the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011 and Mark Burnett is the executive producer.

Mark Burnett is a producer of primetime television, cable and Internet programming, and has produced over 1,100 hours of television programming which regularly air in over 70 countries around the world. Burnett has revolutionized television with continuing hits such as "Survivor" (CBS), "The Apprentice" (NBC), and the now syndicated "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" (FOX).

Burnett has produced the MTV Movie Awards along with Audrey Morrissey for four years. In 2010, Mark and Audrey teamed up again when they took on the People's Choice Awards for the first time. Audrey Morrissey is another prolific producer of television, cable and Internet programming. A veteran of MTV, she and her company, "Live Animals," now produce specials and series domestically and internationally. She once produced an outdoor concert in a Mexican jungle in The Middle of a hurricane and has done over 100 specials, including the People's Choice Awards, the MTV Movie Awards, Kenny Chesney's "Back Where I Come From," CMT Crossroads, The CMT Music Awards, Latin VMA's and the upcoming CMT Artists of the Year and Independent Spirit Awards.

 

Photo Credit: Walter McBride/WM Photos

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