Sci-Fi Genre Dominates People’s Choice Award Nominations

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Fans logged their votes and 18 million tallies later, the nominees have been announced for the People’s Choice Awards and there is a clear trend towards the sci-fi genre and vampires in particular.

Here’s the breakdown by Scifi show/movie:

Twilight Saga” with 6 noms: Robert Pattinson for Best Movie Actor, Kristen Stewart for Best Movie Actress, Taylor Lautner for Breakout Movie Actor, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner for On-Screen Team, Best Franchise, Favorite Movie

Star Trek” with 4 noms: Zoe Saldana for Breakout Movie Actress, Chris Pine for Breakout Movie Actor, Zachary Quinto for Breakout Movie Actor, Favorite Movie

X-Men Origins: Wolverine” with 4 noms: Hugh Jackman for Movie Actor and Action Star, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds,, Dominic Monaghan and Daniel Henney for On-Screen Team, Best Franchise

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” with 3 noms: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson for On-Screen Team, Best Franchise, Favorite Movie

True Blood” with 3 noms: Anna Paquin for TV Drama Actress, TV Obsession, TV Scifi/fantasy

Terminator Salvation” with 2 noms: Christian Bale for Action Star, Sam Worthington for Breakout Movie Actor

Vampire Diaries” with 2 noms: TV Scifi/fantasy, New TV Drama

Big Bang Theory” with 1 nom: TV Comedy,

District 9” with 1 nom: Independent Movie

Eastwick” with 1 nom: New TV Drama

FlashForward” with 1 nom: New TV Drama

Gamer” with 1 nom: Gerard Butler for Action Star

Heroes” with 1 nom: TV Scifi/fantasy

Lost” with 1 nom: TV Scifi/fantasy

Paranormal Activity” with 1 nom: Independent Movie

Supernatural” with1 nom: TV Scifi/fantasy

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” with 1 nom: Shia LaBeouf for Action Star, Joseph Gordon-Levitt for Breakout Movie Actor, Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox for On-Screen Team, Best Franchise

V” with 1 nom: New TV Drama

Where The Wild Things Are” with 1 nom: Family Movie

The People’s Choice Awards will be broadcast live on CBS on January 6, 2010 with host, Queen Latifah.

Here is the full listing of nominees in the 35 categories of the People’s Choice Awards (Scifi noms in bold italics):

TV drama: “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “House,” “Lost,” “NCIS”
TV comedy: “Desperate Housewives,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Office,” “Two and a Half Men”
TV drama actor: Hugh Laurie, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Harmon, Matthew Fox, Patrick Dempsey
TV drama actress: Anna Paquin, Blake Lively, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Katherine Heigl, Mariska Hargitay
TV comedy actor: Alex Baldwin, Charlie Sheen, Jim Parsons, Neil Patrick Harris, Steve Carell
TV comedy actress: Alyson Hannigan, America Ferrera, Amy Poehler, Eva Longoria Parker, Tina Fey
TV obsession: “Dexter,” “Gossip Girl,” “The Hills,” “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” “True Blood
TV talk show: “Chelsea Lately,” “Live with Regis & Kelly,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “The Tyra Banks Show”
TV sci-fi/fantasy: “Heroes,” “Lost,” “Supernatural,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “True Blood
TV competition show: “American Idol,” “Dancing With the Stars,” “Project Runway,” “So You Think You Can Dance,” “Survivor: Samoa”
Animal show: “Animal Cops,” “DogTown,” “Dog Whisperer,” “It’s Me or the Dog,” “Rescue Ink”
New TV drama: “Eastwick,” “FlashForward,” “Melrose Place,” “Mercy,” “The Forgotten,” “The Good Wife,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Three Rivers,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “V”
New TV comedy: “Accidentally on Purpose,” “Brothers,” “Community,” “Cougar Town,” “Glee,” “Hank,” “The Cleveland Show,” “The Middle,” “Modern Family”

Movie actor: Brad Pitt, Hugh Jackman, Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson, Ryan Reynolds
Movie actress
: Anna Hathaway, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Aniston, Kristen Stewart, Sandra Bullock
Action star: Christian Bale, Gerard Butler, Hugh Jackman, Shia LaBeouf, Vin Diesel
Comedic star: Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Jim Carrey, Ryan Reynolds, Vince Vaughn
Breakout movie actress: Anna Kendrick, Emily Osment, Ginnifer Goodwin, Miley Cyrus, Zoe Saldana
Breakout movie actor: Chris Pine, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Sam Worthington, Taylor Lautner, Zachary Quinto
On-screen team: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”; Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds, “The Proposal”; Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner, “The Twilight Saga”; Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox, “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”; Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds,, Dominic Monaghan and Daniel Henney, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”
Family movie: “Hannah Montana: The Movie,” “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs,” “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” “Up,” “Where the Wild Things Are”
Independent movie: “(500) Days of Summer,” “District 9,” “Inglourious Basterds,” “Paranormal Activity,” “Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail”
Franchise: “Harry Potter,” “Star Trek,” “The Twilight Saga,” “Transformers,” “X-Men”
Comedy movie
: “17 Again,” “Bride Wars,” “He’s Just Not That Into You,” “The Hangover,” “The Proposal”
Favorite movie: “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” “Star Trek,” “The Hangover,” “The Proposal,” “Twilight”
Male artist: Eminem, Jason Mraz, John Mayer, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw
Female artist: Beyonce, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Pink, Taylor Swift
Country artist: Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift
Breakout Music Artist: Adam Lambert, Demi Lovato, Kris Allen, Lady Gaga, Susan Boyle
Hip-hop artist: Eminem, Flo Rida, Jay-Z, Lil’ Wayne, T.I.
Rock band: Daughtry, Green Day, Kings of Leon, Muse, Paramore
Music collaboration: Cobra Starship & Leighton Meester, “Good Girls Go Bad”; Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat, “Lucky”; Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West, “Run This Town”; T.I. & Rihanna, “Live Your Life”; The Lonely Island & T-Pain, “I’m on a Boat”
R&B artist: Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson, Mariah Carey, Usher
Pop artist: Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, the Black Eyed Peas
Web celeb: Andy Samberg, Ashton Kutcher, Miley Cyrus, P. Diddy, Will Ferrell

Vote for your choices here at the People’s Choice Awards website.

Lillian 'zenbitch' Standefer
Written by Lillian 'zenbitch' Standefer

is Senior Managing Editor for SciFi, skips along between the lines of sci-fi, fantasy, and reality, and is living proof that geek girls really DO exist!