ACTRESS KALEY CUOCO TO HOST "TEEN CHOICE 2011" AIRING SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, LIVE ON FOX
OneRepublic and Selena Gomez & the Scene Also Set to Perform
Justin Bieber, Cameron Diaz, Chris Hemsworth, Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian,
Kourtney Kardashian, Victoria Justice, Ed Helms, Lucy Hale, Shaun White,
Rose Byrne, Paul Wesley, Tom Felton, Kat Graham, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
and Shane West Also Scheduled to Appear
"Choice Vampire" Category Added to Nominees
Vote for Your Favorite Nominees Online at www.teenchoiceawards.com
Until Friday, August 5
Actress Kaley Cuoco is set to host TEEN CHOICE 2011, airing LIVE Sunday, Aug. 7 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Additionally, pop group OneRepublic and teen sensations Selena Gomez & the Scene are set to perform at the 13th annual awards ceremony.
TEEN CHOICE 2011 also announced the nominees for its final voting category of the summer:
Justin Bieber, Rose Byrne, Cameron Diaz, Tom Felton, Kat Graham, Lucy Hale, Ed Helms, Chris Hemsworth, Victoria Justice, Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Paul Wesley, Shane West and Shaun White join previously announced participants Tyra Banks, Jason Bateman, Rachel Bilson, Rebecca Black, John Cena, Cat Deeley, Zooey Deschanel, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ashley Greene, Gillian Jacobs, Joe Jonas, Ashton Kutcher, Taylor Lautner, Tyler Posey, Maggie Q, Avril Lavigne, Katie Leclerc, Kellan Lutz, Vanessa Marano, Joel McHale, Mike "The Miz" Mizanin, Nikki Reed, Zo� Saldana and Taylor Swift. The special, which celebrates the hottest teen icons in film, television, music, sports and fashion, will also feature a DJ set by will.i.am and a performance by Jason Der�lo.
Kaley Cuoco currently stars in the comedy series "The Big Bang Theory." She began her acting career at a young age, appearing in commercials and modeling. After making her television debut in 1992 in "Quicksand: No Escape" with Donald Sutherland, she went on to appear in "8 Simple Rules" with the late John Ritter. Cuoco's film credits include "Virtuosity," "Picture Perfect," "Can't Be Heaven" and "Lucky 13," and she was most recently seen in "Hop" opposite James Marsden and Russell Brand.
After seven years together as a band, OneRepublic took the world by storm in 2007 with their debut release, "Dreaming Out Loud." The album included the smash single "Apologize," which shattered digital sales and airplay records worldwide, and along with the second single, "Stop and Stare," propelled the album to platinum-plus sales. Their 2009 sophomore set, "Waking Up," has produced three singles - "All The Right Moves," "Secrets" and "Good Life" - that have topped the radio charts and sold more than 4 million units to date.
Selena Gomez currently stars on the Emmy Award-winning "Wizards of Waverly Place," and her additional television credits include "Hannah Montana" and "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody." On the big screen, Gomez has starred in "Princess Protection Program," "Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie," "Ramona & Beezus" and "Monte Carlo." Selena Gomez & the Scene just released their third album, "When the Sun Goes Down," and they are about to embark on their first U.S. tour.
A full list of categories and nominees is available at www.teenchoiceawards.com.
TEEN CHOICE 2011 is executive-produced by Bob Bain ("Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards") and Michael Burg. Paul Flattery and Kelly Brock serve as producers, and Greg Sills serves as supervising producer.