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What to expect at the 2015 People's Choice Awards

Favorites in TV, film and music will be recognized at Wednesday's People Choice Awards, set to air live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre on CBS starting at 9 p.m. ET.

Among the nominees across 58 categories are Brad Pitt, Emma Stone, Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Sam Smith, Lucy Hale, Melissa McCarthy and David Letterman.

Movies such as "22 Jump Street," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Maleficent" are up for honors, along with TV shows such as "Scorpion," "How to Get Away With Murder," "True Detective," "The Vampire Diaries" and "Game of Thrones."

Anna Faris and Allison Janney, stars of CBS' sitcom "Mom," will host the show.

"We don't know what we're doing," Janney told The Associated Press. "We've never hosted a show before. I think they're crazy for having picked us. And we're going to prove it."

An array of celebrities are scheduled to attend, including Amy Adams, Chris Evans, Melissa McCarthy.Patricia Arquette, Matt Bomer, the cast of "The Big Bang Theory," Jon Cryer, Viola Davis, Portia de Rossi, Emily Deschanel, Robert Downey Jr., Donald Faison, Billy Gardell, the cast of "Grey's Anatomy," Kristen Johnston, Katharine McPhee, Chloe Grace Moretz, Eric Christian Olsen and Daniela Ruah, among others.

Ben Affleck will also be honored with the People's Choice Favorite Humanitarian Award. There will be live performances from Iggy Azalea, Fall Out Boy and Lady Antebellum.

Now in its 41st year, the People's Choice Awards is voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites.



Favorite Movie

"22 Jump Street"
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier"
"Guardians of the Galaxy"
"X-Men: Days of Future Past"

Favorite Movie Actor

Brad Pitt
Channing Tatum
Hugh Jackman
Mark Wahlberg
Robert Downey Jr.

Favorite Movie Actress

Angelina Jolie
Emma Stone
Jennifer Lawrence
Melissa McCarthy
Scarlett Johansson

Favorite Movie Duo

Andrew Garfield & Emma Stone ("The Amazing Spider-Man 2")
Chris Evans & Scarlett Johansson ("Captain America: The Winter Soldier")
Jonah Hill & Channing Tatum ("22 Jump Street")
Shailene Woodley & Ansel Elgort ("The Fault in Our Stars")
Shailene Woodley & Theo James ("Divergent")

Favorite Action Movie

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2"
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier"
"Guardians of the Galaxy"
"X-Men: Days of Future Past"

Favorite Action Movie Actor

Chris Evans
Denzel Washington
Hugh Jackman
Liam Neeson
Mark Wahlberg

Favorite Action Movie Actress

Angelina Jolie
Jennifer Lawrence
Scarlett Johansson
Shailene Woodley
Zoe Saldana

Favorite Comedic Movie

"22 Jump Street"
"Let's Be Cops"
"The Other Woman"

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor

Adam Sandler
Channing Tatum
Jonah Hill
Seth Rogen
Zac Efron

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress

Cameron Diaz
Charlize Theron
Drew Barrymore
Melissa McCarthy
Tina Fey

Favorite Dramatic Movie

"The Fault in Our Stars"
"The Giver"
"Heaven Is for Real"
"If I Stay"

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor

Ben Affleck
Brad Pitt
George Clooney
Matt Damon
Robert Downey Jr.

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress

Chloe Grace Moretz
Emma Stone
Meryl Streep
Reese Witherspoon
Shailene Woodley

Favorite Family Movie

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"
"How to Train Your Dragon 2"
"The LEGO Movie"
"Rio 2"

Favorite Thriller Movie

"Dracula Untold"
"The Equalizer"
"Gone Girl"
"The Purge: Anarchy"


Favorite TV Show

"The Big Bang Theory"
"Game Of Thrones"
"Once Upon a Time"
"The Walking Dead"

Favorite Network TV Comedy

"2 Broke Girls"
"The Big Bang Theory"
"Modern Family"
"New Girl"

Favorite Comedic TV Actor

Ashton Kutcher
Chris Colfer
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jim Parsons
Ty Burrell

Favorite Comedic TV Actress

Amy Poehler
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting
Melissa McCarthy
Sofia Vergara
Zooey Deschanel

Favorite Network TV Drama

"Chicago Fire"
"Downton Abbey"
"Grey's Anatomy"

Favorite Dramatic TV Actor

Dax Shepard
Jesse Williams
Justin Chambers
Patrick Dempsey
Taylor Kinney

Favorite Dramatic TV Actress

Alyssa Milano
Ellen Pompeo
Emily VanCamp
Hayden Panettiere
Kerry Washington

Favorite Cable TV Comedy

"Baby Daddy"
"Cougar Town"
"Faking It"
"Melissa & Joey"
"Young & Hungry"

Favorite Cable TV Drama

"Bates Motel"
"Pretty Little Liars"
"Rizzoli & Isles"
"Sons of Anarchy"
"True Detective"

Favorite Cable TV Actor

Charlie Hunnam
Eric Dane
Matt Bomer
Sean Bean
William H. Macy

Favorite Cable TV Actress

Angie Harmon
Ashley Benson
Courteney Cox
Kristen Bell
Lucy Hale

Favorite TV Crime Drama

"Criminal Minds"
"The Mentalist"

Favorite Crime Drama TV Actor

David Boreanaz
Kevin Bacon
Nathan Fillion
Shemar Moore
Simon Baker

Favorite Crime Drama TV Actress

Emily Deschanel
Lucy Liu
Mariska Hargitay
Robin Tunney
Stana Katic

Favorite Network Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show

"Beauty and the Beast"
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
"Once Upon a Time"
"The Vampire Diaries"

Favorite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show

"American Horror Story"
"Doctor Who"
"Game of Thrones"
"The Walking Dead"

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor

Ian Somerhalder
Jared Padalecki
Jensen Ackles
Misha Collins
Paul Wesley

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress

Ginnifer Goodwin
Jennifer Morrison
Jessica Lange
Kristin Kreuk
Nina Dobrev

Favorite Competition TV Show

"America's Got Talent"
"Dancing with the Stars"
"Hell's Kitchen"
"The Voice"

Favorite Daytime TV Host(s)

Ellen DeGeneres
Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan
Queen Latifah
Rachael Ray
Steve Harvey

Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host

Conan O'Brien
Craig Ferguson
David Letterman
Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Kimmel

Favorite Dramedy

"Orange Is the New Black"
"White Collar"

Favorite TV Icon

Betty White
Katey Sagal
Mark Harmon
Tim Allen
Tom Selleck

Favorite TV Duo

David Boreanaz & Emily Deschanel ("Bones")
Ginnifer Goodwin & Josh Dallas ("Once Upon a Time")
Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles ("Supernatural")
Nathan Fillion & Stana Katic ("Castle")
Nina Dobrev & Ian Somerhalder ("The Vampire Diaries")

Favorite TV Character We Miss Most

Dr. Cristina Yang played by Sandra Oh ("Grey's Anatomy")
Dr. Lance Sweets played by John Francis Daley ("Bones")
Hershel Greene played by Scott Wilson ("The Walking Dead")
Leslie Shay played by Lauren German ("Chicago Fire")
Neal Cassidy played by Michael Raymond-James ("Once Upon a Time")

Favorite Actor In A New TV Series

Ben McKenzie
David Tennant
Dylan McDermott
Laurence Fishburne
Scott Bakula

Favorite Actress In A New TV Series

Debra Messing
Jada Pinkett Smith
Octavia Spencer
Tea Leoni
Viola Davis

Favorite Sketch Comedy TV Show

"Drunk History"
"Inside Amy Schumer"
"Key & Peele"
"Kroll Show"
"Saturday Night Live"

Favorite Animated TV Show

"American Dad"
"Bob's Burgers"
"Family Guy"
"The Simpsons"
"South Park"

Favorite New TV Comedy

"A to Z"
"Bad Judge"
"Jane the Virgin"
"Marry Me"
"The McCarthys"

Favorite New TV Drama

"The Flash"
"How to Get Away with Murder"
"Madam Secretary"
"The Mysteries of Laura"
"NCIS: New Orleans"
"Red Band Society"
"Scorpion Stalker"


Favorite Male Artist

Blake Shelton
Ed Sheeran
John Legend
Pharrell Williams
Sam Smith

Favorite Female Artist

Iggy Azalea
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift

Favorite Group

Imagine Dragons
Maroon 5
One Direction

Favorite Breakout Artist

5 Seconds of Summer
Charli XCX
Fifth Harmony
Meghan Trainor
Sam Smith

Favorite Male Country Artist

Blake Shelton
Brad Paisley
Hunter Hayes
Luke Bryan
Tim McGraw

Favorite Female Country Artist

Carrie Underwood
Dolly Parton
Faith Hill
Lucy Hale
Miranda Lambert

Favorite Country Group

The Band Perry
Florida Georgia Line
Lady Antebellum
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

Favorite Pop Artist

Jennifer Lopez
Jessie J
Taylor Swift

Favorite Hip-Hop Artist

Iggy Azalea
Jay Z
Nicki Minaj

Favorite R&B Artist

Chris Brown
Jennifer Hudson
John Legend
Pharrell Williams

Favorite Album

"G I R L" by Pharrell Williams
"Ghost Stories" by Coldplay
"In the Lonely Hour" by Sam Smith
"My Everything" by Ariana Grande
"X" by Ed Sheeran

Favorite Song

"All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor
"Bang Bang" by Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
"Maps" by Maroon 5
"Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift
"Stay with Me" by Sam Smith

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