Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock will accept the first-ever award for “Favorite Humanitarian” at the "People's Choice Awards 2013," according to a Jan. 8, 2013 press release from CBS Television Network. The"People's Choice Awards" will be broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 9 (9-11 p.m., live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The "People's Choice Awards" will honor Oscar winning actress Sandra Bullock ("The Blind Side") with the 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, Sandra Bullock will be presented with a custom Waterford Crystal trophy, according to information from the "People's Choice Awards" and CBS Television Network.
The "People's Choice Awards" will be hosted by Kaley Cuoco ("The Big Bang Theory"). The show will feature performances by Christina Aguilera, Jason Aldean and Alicia Keys.
The awards show will also have appearances by a number of popular performers, including: Jensen Ackles, Stephen Amell, Jennifer Aniston, Chris Colfer, Ellen Degeneres, Robert Downey Jr., Josh Duhamel, Johnny Galecki, Josh Hutcherson, Julianne Hough, Regina King, Jennifer Lawrence, Adam Levine, Lea Michele, Shemar Moore, Chloe Grace Moretz, Carrie-Anne Moss, Olivia Munn, Chris O'Donnell, Jason O'Mara, Jared Padelecki, Jim Parsons, Katy Perry, Ellen Pompeo, Eddie Radmayne, Ian Somerhalder, Taylor Swift, Emma Watson, Naomi Watts, Casey Wilson and The Wanted.
The star-studded night will start with the Red Carpet Arrivals Show, which will stream live on PeoplesChoice.com, at 8 p.m. ET./5 p.m. PT). Fandango Chief Correspondant Dave Karger will co-host with DailyCandy Chief Correspondent SuChin Pak from outside the Nokia Theater L.A. Live. Fashion expert Tim Gunn who will be on hand to identify red carpet trends.
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