E! has announced today that the 44th People’s Choice Awards will premiere on November 11, 2018. This will be the inaugural telecast of the awards show on E! since moving from CBS. Den of Thieves’ Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager will serve as executive producers.
“Den of Thieves, Jesse and Evan have an incredible track record in live event production, and we are excited to tap into their expertise, along with Wilshire Studios, as we evolve and supercharge this fan-centric, iconic franchise for the next generation,” said Jen Neal, Executive Producer, Live Events, Executive Vice President, Marketing for E! “By moving ‘People’s Choice Awards’ outside of the traditional awards season, we establishing a new window to celebrate the best in pop culture and will harness E!’s tremendous multi-platform reach to engage fans and drive momentum throughout the year.”
“We are thrilled to be producing the 2018 ‘People’s Choice Awards’ for E!. The PCAs are an iconic award show because they truly reflect the fans — through the power of their votes,” said Jesse Ignjatovic, Executive Producer, Den of Thieves. “There is no better home for this show than on E! and we can’t wait to bring that fan energy to the stage in 2018.”
Den of Thieves joins Wilshire Studios who have produced E!’s signature Live from the Red Carpet series for over two decades. The People’s Choice Awards celebrates the best in pop culture and is voted on entirely by fans. E!’s telecast of the ceremony will air globally across E!’s 17 international channels reaching 153 countries in 24 languages.