YOUR VOICE, YOUR CHOICE! VOTING FOR “THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS” OPENS TODAY WITH 43 CATEGORIES IN MOVIES, TELEVISION, MUSIC, AND POP CULTURE

— September 5, 2018

- 13 New Categories Include “The Concert Tour of 2018,” “The Game Changer of 2018,” “The Revival Show of 2018,” “The Pop Podcast of 2018” and More -
- Only Awards Show "For the People, By the People” Airs Sunday, November 11 at 9pm ET/PT on E!, with “Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards” Kicking Off at 7pm ET/PT -

Los Angeles, CA (September 5, 2018) – Today, E! announced the commencement of nomination voting for the "The E! People’s Choice Awards,” celebrating all forms of entertainment, chosen entirely by the fans.  With its tremendous multi-platform reach, E! is engaging fans worldwide to select their choice from the 12 nominees along with a write in option in each category to help determine the five finalists who will move forward to the next phase of voting.  As part of E!’s commitment to evolve and super-charge “People’s Choice Awards" for the next generation, the network has unveiled 13 brand new categories, including “The Bingeworthy Show of 2018,” “The Game Changer of 2018,” “The Revival Show of 2018,” “The Style Star of 2018,” and more. Nomination voting for the 43 categories across movies, television, music, and pop culture runs today through Friday, September 14 at 11:59pm ET.   Fans can either vote online or through Facebook and Twitter with the opportunity to submit write-in nominees when voting online at www.pca.eonline.com. After the voting window closes, the top five nominees based on fan votes in each category will become the official finalists.  The finalist voting window will begin September 24 and run through October 19. Voting Methods: Online – www.pca.eonline.com; ability to submit a write in vote as well Facebook – Fans can post either publicly or privately and include: one category hashtag, one corresponding nominee hashtag, and #PCAs Twitter – Fans can send a public tweet or retweet and include one category hashtag, one corresponding nominee hashtag, and #PCAs *Votes will be aggregated and counted through our third party vendor Telescope. 13 New Categories Include: “The Game Changer of 2018”– Recognizing an athlete who’s had a social/professional impact this year. “The Style Star of 2018” “The Beauty Influencer of 2018” “The Animal Star of 2018” “The Music Video of 2018” “The Concert Tour of 2018” “The Comedy Act of 2018” “The Pop Podcast of 2018” “The Revival Show of 2018” “The Reality Show of 2018” “The Bingeworthy Show of 2018” “The Competition Contestant of 2018” “The Reality TV Star of 2018” “Most Hypeworthy Canadian of 2018” See the full list of all 43 categories and nominees online at: https://www.eonline.com/shows/peoples_choice_awards/news/963752/2018-people-s-choice-awards-complete-list-of-nominations Complete rules can be found at: https://www.eonline.com/peoples_choice_awards/rules Complete list of category and nominee hashtags can be found at: https://www.eonline.com/peoples_choice_awards/faq “The E! People's Choice Awards” will be broadcast live from Barker Hanger in Santa Monica on Sunday, November 11th starting at 9p ET/PT, with “E! Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards” kicking off at 7p ET/PT. “The E! People’s Choice Awards” are produced by Wilshire Studios and Den of Thieves with Executive Producers Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager.

About E! Entertainment

E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S and 161 countries globally. “E! News” airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across EOnline.com and all digital and social media. E! programming includes popular series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” “Total Divas,” “Total Bellas,” “Botched,” “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” “Very Cavallari” and its newest late night topical series “Busy Tonight.” The brand’s robust digital programming slate includes “E! News’ The Rundown” “Face Forward” and “What The Fashion” on Snapchat. E!’s “Live from the Red Carpet” signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture’s biggest nights and on November 11 E! becomes the home of the “People’s Choice Awards.” E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.

About Wilshire Studios

Wilshire Studios develops and produces a diverse slate of original unscripted programming for multiple platforms, aligning with award-winning producers and innovative storytellers to create compelling content that explores reality through a variety of formats. From E!’s signature “Live from the Red Carpet,” USA Network’s “The Cromarties” and Oxygen’s “Mysteries and Scandals,” to the upcoming “The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell” for Netflix, “Real Country” for USA, “Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers” for Oxygen and the debut “The E! People’s Choice Awards” on E!, Wilshire Studios produces series that are informative, revealing, thrilling and entertaining. Wilshire Studios is part of the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment portfolio.

About Den of Thieves

Den of Thieves is a force for ambitious, music-driven event shows and uniquely stylized television series. Using their extensive experience working with talent, their credits cover a vast array of formats that include ABC’s The Gong Show, FOX’s American Idol, the multi-network broadcast of Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief and the digital stream of March for Our Lives. Beyond that, Den of Thieves thrives in the live event & award show space, having produced the MTV Video Music Awards for 12 consecutive years, the iHeartRadio Music Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Radio Disney Music Awards, Peabody Awards and more. In addition to spearheading some of the world’s leading premier event shows, Den of Thieves is also the name behind the production of documentaries, documentary-series, and comedy specials for Netflix, Comedy Central and Apple – to name a few.

About People’s Choice

E! acquired the “People’s Choice Awards” and serves as the exclusive home of the popular annual award show that celebrates the best in pop culture.  E!’s ownership of “People’s Choice Awards” includes the annual live event along with all digital and social assets.  Now in its 44th 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 pop culture.  Only fans determine the nominees and winners for the annual awards show and nearly 300 million votes were cast for its most recent installment, which aired January 18, 2017.  The People’s Choice official website at www.PeoplesChoice.com houses the voting platform where fans determine the nominees and winners for the annual awards show. “People’s Choice Awards” was originally created in 1975 by Robert Stivers.  “People’s Choice Awards” was previously owned by Procter & Gamble and produced by Mark Burnett airing on CBS.

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