Being a top-rated comedy, “The Big Bang Theory” has unsurprisingly been named Favorite TV Show at the recently concluded People’s Choice Awards. The CBS sitcom won the coveted title over other strong contenders, including “Game of Thrones”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “The Voice” and “The Walking Dead”.

“Big Bang Theory” also beat “2 Broke Girls”, “Mike & Molly”, “Modern Family” and “New Girl” to be Favorite Network TV Comedy. One of the show’s leads, Jim Parsons, was additionally chosen as Favorite Comedic TV Actor.

“Mike & Molly” star Melissa McCarthy won the Favorite Comedic TV Actress title, in addition to scoring the trophy in Favorite Comedic Movie Actress category.

Losing the Favorite TV Show title to “Big Bang Theory”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “The Voice” didn’t come home empty handed. The medical drama won two awards for Favorite Network TV Drama and Favorite Dramatic TV Actress (Ellen Pompeo). “The Voice”, meanwhile, was named Favorite Competition TV Show.

“Outlander” and “Castle” were the other TV shows which took multiple prizes. The former won Favorite Cable TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show and Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress for Caitriona Balfe. As for “Castle”, it paired Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor and Actress trophies with Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic’s wins in respective category.

Ellen DeGeneres was honored with Humanitarian Award. The Wednesday, January 6 ceremony hosted by Jane Lynch also handed out prizes for fans’ favorite in movie, music and digital categories.

TV Winners of 2016 People’s Choice Awards

Favorite TV Show: “The Big Bang Theory”Favorite Network TV Comedy: “The Big Bang Theory”Favorite Comedic TV Actor: Jim ParsonsFavorite Comedic TV Actress: Melissa McCarthyFavorite Network TV Drama: “Grey’s Anatomy”Favorite Dramatic TV Actor: Taylor KinneyFavorite Dramatic TV Actress: Ellen PompeoFavorite Cable TV Comedy: “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”Favorite Cable TV Drama: “Pretty Little Liars”Favorite Cable TV Actor: Kevin HartFavorite Cable TV Actress: Sasha AlexanderFavorite Premium Cable TV Show: “Homeland”Favorite Premium Cable TV Actor: Dwayne “The Rock” JohnsonFavorite Premium Cable TV Actress: Kristen BellFavorite TV Crime Drama: “Person of Interest”Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor: Nathan FillionFavorite TV Crime Drama Actress: Stana KaticFavorite Network TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show: “Beauty and the Beast”Favorite Cable TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show: “Outlander”Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor: Jensen AcklesFavorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress: Caitriona BalfeFavorite Competition TV Show: “The Voice”Favorite Daytime TV Host: Ellen DeGeneresFavorite Daytime TV Hosting Team: “The Talk”Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host: Jimmy FallonFavorite Streaming Series: “Orange is the New Black”Favorite Actor in a New TV Series: John StamosFavorite Actress in a New TV Series: Priyanka ChopraFavorite Animated TV Show: “The Simpsons”Favorite New TV Comedy: “Scream Queens”Favorite New TV Drama:”Supergirl”



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