Recognition Will Honour the Seven-Time PCA Winner for her Contributions to Film and Television, Including Her Iconic Emmy and Golden Globe-Winning Role on Friends and Golden Globe and SAG Award-nominated performance in the film Cake
Aniston Will Return to Television in the Eagerly Awaited Apple TV+ Series
The Morning Show
Johannesburg, 17 October, 2019 – E! announced today that celebrated multi award-winning actor and producer Jennifer Aniston will receive “The People’s Icon of 2019” award at the E! People’s Choice Awards. Aniston will be honoured for her fan favourite performances in movies and television, including 2019’s Netflix hit Murder Mystery, for which she is also nominated in the Female Movie Star of 2019 category. The E! People’s Choice Awards will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Monday 11th November 2019 from 04:00am CAT.
“Jennifer Aniston is a tour de force, who has portrayed some of the most iconic, unforgettable and relatable characters of our time,” said Jen Neal, General Manager, E! News, Live Events and Lifestyle Digital. “For gracefully conquering comedy and drama on both the small and big screen, we’re honouring Jennifer Aniston with ‘The People’s Icon of 2019.’”
Aniston seamlessly transitioned from her girl-next-door, Golden Globe and Emmy-winning role as “Rachel Green” in Friends, to an internationally recognized film powerhouse having starred in comedic pictures such as Bruce Almighty, Horrible Bosses, and We’re the Millers, to dynamic hard-hitting dramas like her Golden Globe and SAG Award-nominated performance in Cake. This fall, Aniston returns to television in the highly anticipated Apple TV+ series The Morning Show, alongside Steve Carell and Reese Witherspoon.
The E! People’s Choice Awards will be broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Monday, November 11th at 04:00am CAT, with E! Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019 kicking off at 02:00am CAT on E! (DStv channel 124).
Live From The Red Carpet: The E! People’s Choice Awards 2019 and the E! People’s Choice Awards are both produced by Den of Thieves with Executive Producers Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager and Barb Bialkowski.
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About Den of Thieves
Den of Thieves (DoT) is a television live event, scripted and non-scripted production company founded in 2007 by Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager. Since its inception, DoT has become one of the most highly regarded and sought-after production companies in the industry. DoT is the production company of record for the MTV Video Music Awards for the past 13 consecutive years and also holds Executive Producer credits for the “Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour” concert special for Netflix, the People’s Choice Awards on E!, The Gong Show on ABC, the iHeartRadio Music Awards for Turner Broadcasting, the Peabody Awards, and Ken Jeong’s Netflix comedy special “You Complete Me, Ho” directed by John Chu. Aside from spearheading some of the world’s leading premier event shows and specials, DoT is the name behind the production of comedy specials and documentaries for Netflix, Comedy Central, and Apple – to name a few. Beyond that, DoT also produced the multi-network broadcast of Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief in September 2017, in addition to the digital stream of March for Our Lives in March 2018.