The people have spoken, and they love House, Heroes, and American Idol. The 35th Annual People's Choice Awards has revealed its lengthy list of nominees, and it's full of small-screen favorites.
Lawyers are nowhere to be seen in the TV Drama category, with medical shows House and Grey's Anatomy going up against procedural CSI. Voters played it safe in the comedy category, surprisingly overlooking NBC's Thursday-night lineup entirely and opting instead for Samantha Who?, Ugly Betty, and Two and a Half Men.
Elsewhere, voters singled out Grey's Anatomy's Patrick Dempsey, House's Hugh Laurie, Two and a Half Men's Charlie Sheen, Samantha Who?'s Christina Applegate, Brothers & Sisters' Sally Field, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit's Mariska Hargitay as their favorite TV stars.
The 35th Annual People's Choice Awards will be broadcast live (tape delay on the West Coast) on January 7 on CBS. Queen Latifah will host the ceremony, which will be held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Voting is now under way at the show's official Web site, and those who vote will be eligible for a trip for two to watch the event in person.
A full list of television-related nominees is below. For a list of all nominees, head over to the People's Choice Awards site.
Favorite TV Drama
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Favorite TV Comedy
Two And a Half Men
Favorite Animated Comedy
Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Favorite Competition/Reality Show
Dancing With the Stars
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Favorite Game Show
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
Deal or No Deal
Favorite Male TV Star
Favorite Female TV Star
Favorite Talk Show Host
Regis Philbin & Kelly Ripa
Favorite Scene-Stealing Guest Star
Luke Perry on Law & Order: SVU
Britney Spears on How I Met Your Mother
Robin Williams on Law & Order: SVU
Favorite TV Drama Diva
Holly Hunter as Grace Hanadarko on Saving Grace
Mary-Louise Parker as Nancy Botwin on Weeds
Kyra Sedgwick as Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson on The Closer
Favorite New TV Drama
Life On Mars
My Own Worst Enemy
Favorite New TV Comedy
Kath & Kim