My Take: 2011 People’s Choice Awards Nominations

Posted: January 3, 2011 in award season
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Hey guys, as you know award season is upon us! First up is the People’s Choice Awards, this Thursday, January 5 on CBS.

Below are some of the TV/Movie nominations and my thoughts. Peruse if you want. Do you agree with me? And Dude, how come Inception isn’t on the Favorite Movie’s list?

Favorite MOVIE

  • Alice In Wonderland
  • Inception
  • Iron Man 2
  • Toy Story 3
  • The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

What I Want to Win: Toy Story 3
What I Think Will Win: Twilight Saga Eclipse.
Thoughts: Since the people’s choice awards are basically a popularity contest, as it should be – people’s choice, I FEAR, with this whole Twilight craze, Twilight will prevail in this category. However, I think Toy Story 3 could pull an upset for the Twi-hards. We can all hope, yeah?


  • Johnny Depp
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Robert Pattinson
  • Taylor Lautner

Who I Want to Win: Leonardo Dicaprio
Who I Think Will Win: Robert Pattinson
Thoughts: Really, I think I’ll be happy if either Leo or RDJ wins, but again, with the whole Twilight craze, it’ll probably be RPattz.



  • Angelina Jolie
  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Julia Roberts
  • Katherine Heigl
  • Kristen Stewart

Who I Want to Win: Reese Witherspoon
Who I Think Will Win: Kristen Stewart or Angelina Jolie
Thoughts: Okay, okay, so Reese Witherspoon wasn’t in anything this year to even be considered to be on this list, but the rest are slim pickins. I’m not a fan of Angelina Jolie or Jennifer Aniston, I like Katherine Heigl sometimes, but The Killers was just awful. So…yeah. ..moving on.



  • Iron Man 2
  • Kick-Ass
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
  • Robin Hood
  • Salt

What I Want to Win: Kick Ass
What I Think Will Win: Iron Man.
Thoughts: Seriously? Where’s Inception?



  • Angelina Jolie
  • Bradley Cooper
  • Jackie Chan
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Robert Downey Jr

Who I Want to Win: Robert Downey Jr.
Who I Think Will Win: Angelina Jolie
Thoughts: Again, Leonardo Dicaprio? He should most definitely be on this list!



  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Dear John
  • Inception
  • The Social Network
  • The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

What I Want to Win: Either the Social Network or Inception, with the edge a little more to Inception.
What I think Will Win: Twilight.
Thoughts: Really? Inception as a Drama? And seriously? Dear John is on this list? Seriously? I hated that movie. It’s not a drama.



  • Despicable Me
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • The Karate Kid
  • Shrek Forever After
  • Toy Story 3

What I Want to Win: Toy Story 3
What I Think Will Win: Toy Story 3
Thoughts: I’d be okay if How To Train Your Dragon Won.  But Toy Story 3 deserves it.


  • Date Night
  • Easy A
  • Grown Ups
  • Sex and the City 2
  • Valentine’s Day

What I Want to Win: Easy A
What I Think Will Win: Easy A
Thoughts: Easy A, no contest.


  • Adam Sandler
  • Drew Barrymore
  • Steve Carell
  • Tina Fey
  • Will Ferrell

Who I Want To Win: Tina Fey
Who I Think Will Win: Tina Fey.
Thoughts: With the exception of Adam Sandler and Drew Berrymore (What was Adam Sandler even in this year?) I’ll be fine if the other 3 win.



  • Date Night: Tina Fey & Steve Carell
  • Inception: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Dileep Rao
  • Iron Man 2: Robert Downey Jr. & Don Cheadle
  • The Karate Kid: Jaden Smith & Jackie Chan
  • The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner

What I Want to Win: If you haven’t already guessed it. Inception.
What I think Will Win: Yes, Twilight
Thoughts: Where the hell is Harry Potter on this list?


Favorite TV DRAMA

  • The Good Wife
  • Gossip Girl
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • House
  • The Vampire Diaries

What I Want to Win: Grey’s Anatomy
What I Think Will Win: The Vampire Diaries
Thoughts: Grey’s has been really good this year.



  • Chace Crawford
  • Hugh Laurie
  • Ian Somerhalder
  • Patrick Dempsey
  • Taye Diggs

Who I want to Win: Ian Somerhalder
Who I Think Will Win: Ian Somerhalder
Thoughts: Ian Somerhalder is easy on the eyes. Wait, what were we talking about again?



  • Blake Lively
  • Julianna Margulies
  • Kate Walsh
  • Lisa Edelstein
  • Sandra Oh

Who I want to Win: Sandra Oh
Who I Think Will Win: No. Freakin. Clue.
Thoughts: Sandra Oh has done some fantastic work this season. Plus she’s gotta represent for the Asians.


Favorite TV COMEDY

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Glee
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • Modern Family
  • Two and a Half Men

What I Want to Win: Big Bang Theory
What I Think Will Win: Glee
Thoughts: This is a hard category, because with the exception of Two and A Half Men, all of these choices are fantastic.



  • Alec Baldwin
  • Jim Parsons
  • Matthew Morrison
  • Neil Patrick Harris
  • Steve Carell

Who I Want to Win: Jim Parsons or Neil Patrick Harris
Who I Think Will Win: Neil Patrick Harris
Thoughts: It’s about time NPH wins something!



  • Alyson Hannigan
  • Courteney Cox
  • Eva Longoria Parker
  • Jane Lynch
  • Tina Fey

Who I want to Win: Alyson Hannigan
Who I Think Will Win: Jane Lynch
Thoughts: It’s still a Glee craze out there, and J.L. is fantastic. But I think Alyson Hannigon is totally underrated. Love. Her.



  • America’s Got Talent
  • American Idol
  • Dancing With The Stars
  • Hell’s Kitchen
  • So You Think You Can Dance

What I Want to Win: So You Think You Can Dance
What I Think Will Win: American Idol, or Dancing with the Stars.
Thoughts: SYTYCD is the only show where the contestants have REAL TALENT.



  • Bones
  • Criminal Minds
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Lie To Me
  • NCIS

What I Want to Win: Bones
What I Think Will Win: I have no freakin clue.



  • Burn Notice
  • Dexter
  • Pretty Little Liars
  • True Blood
  • White Collar

What I Want to Win: Dexter
What I Think Will Win: Pretty Little Liars
Thoughts: I’ll be okay if either Dexter or Pretty Little Liars win. I really like Dexter, but PLL is much more – pop culture – or whatever that right word is.


  • Blue Bloods
  • Chase
  • The Defenders
  • Detroit 1-8-7
  • The Event
  • Hawaii Five-O
  • Hellcats
  • Law and Order: Los Angeles
  • Nikita

What I Want to Win: Hawaii Five-O
What I Think Will Win: Hawaii Five-O
Thoughts: I’ve seen all these TV shows except for Detroit 187 and The Defenders. I think it’s kind of a toss up between Hellcats and Hawaii 5-0 FTW, but a shirtless Alex O’Loughlin may give H50 the slight edge.



  • $#-! My Dad Says
  • Better With You
  • Mike & Molly
  • No Ordinary Family
  • Outsourced
  • Raising Hope
  • Running Wilde

What I Want to Win: Raising Hope
What I Think Will Win: Raising Hope

So, those are my predictions/thoughts for this years 2011 People Choice Awards. For a complete list of all the nominees click on the link below.

Other Categories: Favorite MALE ARTIST, Favorite FEMALE ARTIST, Favorite SONG, Favorite ROCK BAND, Favorite BREAKOUT ARTIST, Favorite POP ARTIST, Favorite COUNTRY ARTIST, Favorite R&B ARTIST, Favorite HIP-HOP ARTIST, Favorite MUSIC VIDEO, Favorite WEB CELEB, Favorite VIRAL VIDEO STAR, Favorite MOVIE STAR UNDER 25, Favorite HORROR MOVIE, Favorite TV CRIME FIGHTER, Favorite SCI-FI/FANTASY SHOW, Favorite TALK SHOW HOST, Favorite TV GUILTY PLEASURE, Favorite TV GUEST STAR, Favorite TV DOCTOR, Favorite TV FAMILY, Favorite FAMILY TV MOVIE, Favorite TV CHEF.


  1. Amanda says:

    Killers was bad..but loved Life As We Know It. Would like Heigl to win but The Twilight freaks will vote for Stewart en masse.

  2. Amanda says:

    Adam sandler was in Grown ups!!!

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