People's Choice Awards nominees announced

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
Grey's Anatomy

Favorite TV Comedy
Samantha Who?
Two And a Half Men
Ugly Betty

Favorite Animated Comedy
Family Guy
The Simpsons
South Park

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Favorite Competition/Reality Show
American Idol
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
Patrick Dempsey
Hugh Laurie
Charlie Sheen

Favorite Female TV Star
Christina Applegate
Sally Field
Mariska Hargitay

Favorite Talk Show Host
Ellen DeGeneres
David Letterman
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
Easy Money
Eleventh Hour
Knight Rider
Life On Mars
The Mentalist
My Own Worst Enemy

Favorite New TV Comedy
Gary Unmarried
Kath & Kim
Worst Week

PHOTO GALLERY: Take a look at photos from last year's event!

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