People's Choice Awards 2021 to Air on NBC and E! December 7

By Samantha Bergeson Jul 28, 2021 5:00 PMTags
DEC. 7, 2021
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NBC and E! fans, get ready to party

The 2021 People's Choice Awards will officially air simultaneously on E! and NBC on Tuesday, December 7. This is the fourth consecutive year the PCAs have been broadcasted to E! fans, but the first time ever that the beloved awards show will also be on NBC.

The pop culture celebration of the year brings together everyone's fan favorite A-listers that are voted on by (who else?) you!. With 44 categories across movies, television, music and pop culture, the annual PCAs are a two-hour party you won't want to miss. 

The only awards show entirely decided by fans, the PCAs has honored stars like Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion and Jennifer Aniston in a slew of categories including Best New Song, Best Movie Duo, The Social Star, Best On-Screen Chemistry and People's Icon Award.

"The People's Choice Awards' has always been about the fans, and this show quickly became a must-watch for audiences around the world on E!," said Frances Berwick, Chairman, Entertainment Networks, NBCUniversal Television & Streaming. "With our new structure, we now have the opportunity to extend that experience to NBC, bringing together the power of our portfolio to celebrate everyone's favorite shows, artists and stars with our biggest broadcast yet."

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Last year, fans cast over one billion (!!) votes to decide who was the best of the best in 2020, giving the night's most prestigious lifetime achievement awards to Jennifer LopezTyler Perry and Tracee Ellis Ross. The 2020 show was ranked as the #1 most social telecast of the night across all of television. Now, over 90 countries will get to tune in to see who takes home the biggest prizes. 

Plus, who can forget the jaw-dropping performanceshilarious candid moments and scene-stealing red carpet reveals over the years?

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Den of Thieves' Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager and Barb Bialkowski will return to produce the telecast. 

The People's Choice Awards airs live on E! and NBC on Tuesday, December 7 at 9 p.m. 

(E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)

The 2021 People's Choice Awards will air Tuesday, Dec. 7 on E! and NBC.