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PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD Deliver Largest Audience in Four Years

THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS was Wednesday's #1 program in viewers, delivering its largest audience in four years, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Jan. 8.

From 9:00-11:00 PM, THE 40th ANNUAL PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS (S) was first in viewers (10.18m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and adults 18-49 (2.3/07). THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS posted its largest audience since 2010 and was the night's #1 program in viewers.

For the night, CBS was first in viewers (8.86m), adults 25-54 (2.8/07) and adults 18-49 (2.1/06).

Updated Wednesday ratings will be available later today.

Winners for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2014 were announced during a live broadcast hosted by Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live last night, January 8th (9:00 PM-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. To determine the winners, fans cast a record-breaking 700+ million votes. Check out photos from the live event below!

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Sandra Bullock was the night's big winner taking home four awards including "Favorite Movie Actress" while Iron Man 3 took home the awards for "Favorite Movie" and "Favorite Action Movie." Justin Timberlake nabbed three awards for "Favorite Male Artist," "Favorite R&B Artist" and "Favorite Album" for The 20/20 Experience. With her win tonight for "Favorite Daytime TV Host," Ellen Degeneres has become the most decorated female in People's Choice Award history, with a total of 14 crystal trophies. The Big Bang Theory took home "Favorite Network TV Comedy," while its star, Kaley Cuoco, nabbed "Favorite Comedic TV Actress." The night also featured performances of "Brave" by Sara Bareilles, "Counting Stars" by OneRepublic and "The Mona Lisa" by Brad Paisley.

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2014 featured the presentation of the second annual People's Choice Award for "Favorite Humanitarian," presented by Walgreens, to Jennifer Hudson, in recognition of her work with the Julian D. King Gift Foundation, an organization she formed in 2009 with her sister, Julia Hudson, in honor of her nephew, Julian King. The foundation works to provide stability and positive experiences for children of all backgrounds so that they may grow to become productive, confident and happy adults, able to be positive influences on their communities.

Photo credit: Sonja Flemming/CBS



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