PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 to Air Live, January 18th on CBS

Award-Winning Producer Mark Burnett Returns as Executive Producer

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The People’s Choice Awards and CBS announced today that PEOPLE’S CHOICE
AWARDS 2017 will air live on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (9:00-11:00 PM,
ET/delayed PT) from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on the CBS
Television Network.

Mark Burnett, President of MGM Television and Digital, will return for
the eighth consecutive year as Executive Producer of the show. Also
returning, Jane Mun, Kimmie H. Kim and Fred Nelson will serve alongside
Burnett as Executive Producers of the telecast.

“It is an honor to be back again and work with a team that is one of the
finest in the business,” said Burnett. “This show is so unique as the
fans get to choose all the winners and it is up to them who comes to the
stage. We are looking forward to another great event.”

The People’s Choice Awards is the only major awards show where fans
choose the nominees and winners in movie, music, television and digital
categories. Voting to determine the nominees begins Tuesday, October
25th, 2016 (10:00 AM, ET) at
through Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 (11:59 PM, ET). The Nominations
Announcement Press Conference, to be held on Tuesday, November 15th,
2016, at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, will reveal the
final nominees in all categories from which fans will choose the winners.


Now in its 43rd year, the People’s Choice Awards is the only
major awards show voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites in
movies, music, television and digital. The People’s Choice official
website at houses
the voting platform where fans determine the nominees and winners for
the annual awards show. Every year, potential nominees are determined by
national ratings averages, box-office grosses, music & gaming sales,
social activity and data, then vetted through E-Poll
Market Research. Fred Nelson is the President of People’s Choice, and
serves alongside Mark Burnett, Jane Mun and Kimmie H. Kim as Executive
Producers of the awards show. The awards show, and digital, mobile and
social extensions of the brand are owned by Procter & Gamble. The show
is produced by MGM Television and MGM serves as the international

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