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Star english cluster bags 58 nominations at People’s Choice Awards 2016
Mumbai: With more than 72 million votes cast across music, movies, TV, and digital, the run-up to the People’s Choice Awards 2016 is already shaping up to be incredibly contentious. Making the race for a coveted trophy even more exciting!
Shows on the leading English entertainment channels in India, Star World, Star World Premiere HD and FX have received a whopping 58 nominations across categories including Favourite TV show. Bollywood’s very own Priyanka Chopra has been nominated for the Favorite Actress in a New TV Series for Quantico which has also been nominated for the Favourite New TV Drama. Viola Davis made it to the list as well by bagging a nomination for Favourite Dramatic TV Actress for How to Get Away with Murder alongside Taraji P Henson for her role in Empire. Reigning winners of the Favourite TV Crime Drama actor and actress respectively Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic are competing in the same category again for their performances in the hit TV crime drama, Castle.
Speaking on sweeping the nominations at the People’s Choice Awards, a Star spokesperson said, “The content on our channels are customized for global Indian audiences who are quite aware about shows launching and being telecast across the world. The channel has the freshest and biggest shows concurrent with the USA. We have the biggest shows from the biggest studios and this is what sets us apart. We are very excited to be nominated in various categories and hope to bag many of them.”
Let’s take a look at the few categories that Star English GEC has bagged nominations for this year:
Favourite Network TV Comedy: 2 Broke Girls, Modern Family, New Girl, Favourite Comedic TV Actress: Sofía Vergara, Zooey Deschanel, Favourite Network TV Drama: Empire, How To Get Away With Murder, Favourite Dramatic TV Actress: Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Favourite TV Crime Drama: Bones, Castle, Criminal Minds, Person of Interest, Favourite TV Crime Drama Actor: Jim Caviezel, Nathan Fillion, Shemar Moore, Favourite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lady Gaga, Favourite New TV Comedy: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Grandfathered, The Grinder, Life in Pieces, The Muppets, Scream Queens, Favourite New TV Drama: Blood & Oil, Minority Report, Quantico, Rosewood
The Star English GEC’s have been the most loved English entertainments channels and with a long list of nominations like this, they have proved that they are extremely successful in providing brilliant content to their viewer’s year on year.