CELEBRITY PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR "THE E! PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS" AIRING THIS SUNDAY NIGHT
Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Darren Criss, Leighton Meester, Taran Killam, Busy Philipps, Sara Gilbert, Chrissy Teigen, Aly Raisman and Johnny Galecki Among The List of Names Set to Hand Out Trophies Joining Previously Announced Stars Taking the Stage, Including John Legend, Nicki Minaj, Melissa McCarthy, Victoria Beckham and Rita Ora
"E! Live From the Red Carpet: The E! People's Choice Awards" Will Air Exclusively on E! Leading Up to the Award Show from 7:00 - 9:00pm ET/PT
Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 2018- E! announced today the list of presenters set to take the stage to hand out the only awards voted on by the people at "The E! People's Choice Awards" on Sunday, November 11. The event, which will feature unique fan experiences and a variety of surprises throughout the show, will broadcast live across the cable networks of NBCUniversal, including Bravo, E!, SYFY, Universo, and USA Network, and will air in 161 countries.
The presenters include:
Amber Stevens West
Damon Wayans Jr.
Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman, Retta
John C. Reilly
Lil Rel Howery
Susan Kelechi Watson
As previously announced, Nicki Minaj will open the show performing a song off her certified platinum album "Queen." Rita Ora is also slated to perform a song from her highly-anticipated new album "Phoenix." "The E!'s People's Choice Awards" will also honor Melissa McCarthy as The People's Icon of 2018 and Victoria Beckham with the inaugural Fashion Icon Award. Critically acclaimed, multi-award winning singer-songwriter and philanthropist John Legend will present Bryan Stevenson, civil rights icon and founder of Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), with the first-ever People's Champion Award. The Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar and Tony Winner will also perform a musical tribute to Stevenson. "E! Live from the Red Carpet: The E! People's Choice Awards," will air only on E! starting at 7:00pm ET/PT. Both "The E! People's Choice Awards" and "E! Live from the Red Carpet: The E! People's Choice Awards" will be streaming live on the E! app.
"The E! People's Choice Awards" is 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 E! 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," "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," 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. 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.