The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards to Be Broadcast Live on January 8

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 40th 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 40th 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 the People'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 the show 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 40th year by once again asking the fans to choose new categories for the People's Choice Awards," said Fred Nelson, President of People's Choice. "There have been some amazing trends and extraordinary moments across all genres of pop culture this year. We are counting on the fans to help determine what we highlight at the show in January."

NEW CATEGORIES UNDER CONSIDERATION FOR THE 40th ANNUAL PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS

MOVIES MUSIC

TV

Favorite Breakout Movie Star Favorite Alternative Artist

Favorite On-Screen Chemistry

Favorite Comic Book Adaptation Favorite Country Music Icon

Favorite Reality Show Contestant

Favorite On-Screen Duo Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Star

Favorite Reboot Favorite Remix

Favorite Streaming Series

Favorite Young Adult Movie Favorite TV Music Moment

Favorite TV Movie/Miniseries

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