Sandra Bullock to Receive Award for "Favorite Humanitarian" at PEOPLE`S CHOICE AWARDS 2013

Tue Jan 8, 2013 9:00am EST

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LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)--
Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock will accept the award for "Favorite
Humanitarian" at PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013, to be broadcast live from the
Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 9 (9:00-11:00 PM, live
ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. 

The People`s Choice Awards will honor Sandra Bullock with the first-ever award
for "Favorite Humanitarian" for her generous philanthropic efforts throughout
her career, specifically her ongoing commitment to Warren Easton High School in
New Orleans following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Sandra Bullock
adopted Warren Easton Charter High School less than six months after Hurricane
Katrina closed the heavily damaged building. She has contributed funds for
college scholarships for graduating seniors, band uniforms, athletic equipment
and has helped fund the renovation to the auditorium and the construction of a
school-based health clinic. To celebrate these efforts, Bullock will be
presented with a custom Waterford Crystal trophy during PEOPLE`S CHOICE AWARDS

Chris Colfer, Josh Duhamel, Liam Hemsworth, Julianne Hough, Adam Levine, Lea
Michele, Shemar Moore, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jim Parsons, Katy Perry, Ellen Pompeo,
Ian Somerhalder, Taylor Swift, Emma Watson and Naomi Watts will join previously
announced attendees Jensen Ackles, Stephen Amell, Jennifer Aniston, Ellen
DeGeneres, Robert Downey Jr., Johnny Galecki, Josh Hutcherson, Regina King,
Jennifer Lawrence, Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Olivia Munn, Chris O'Donnell, Jason
O'Mara, Jared Padalecki, Eddie Redmayne, Casey Wilson, The Wanted and many more
at PEOPLE`S CHOICE AWARDS 2013. Hosted by Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory), the
show will also feature performances by Christina Aguilera, Jason Aldean and
Alicia Keys. 

The Red Carpet Arrivals Show will stream live on, the
official website for PEOPLE`S CHOICE AWARDS. Fandango Chief Correspondent Dave
Karger will co-host with DailyCandy Chief Correspondent SuChin Pak from outside
the Nokia Theatre, L.A. Live on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 (8:00pm ET/5:00 pm
PT). The webcast will feature fan favorites in movies, music and TV, highlight
the stars as they arrive on the red carpet and feature commentary from fashion
expert Tim Gunn who will be on hand to identify red carpet trends. 


Now in its 39th year, the People`s Choice Awards continues to be the only major
awards show voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites in movies, music
and television. The People`s Choice official website at
houses the voting platform where fans determine the categories, nominees and
winners for the annual awards show. Every year, potential nominees are
determined by national ratings averages, box office grosses, music sales and data, then vetted through E-Poll MediaSYNC - E-Score
Celebrity. Fred Nelson is the President of People`s Choice, and the awards show
is produced by Procter & Gamble Productions, Inc. [NYSE:PG], which is
represented by Liquid Thread, a division of Starcom MediaVest Group, Worldwide,
Inc., supervisors of the production.

People's Choice
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