The Big Bang Theory‘s Kaley Cuoco will host the 2012 People’s Choice Awards to be held on January 11th in Los Angeles. The People’s Choice Awards have the distinction of being the only major awards show in which it’s all up to the fans. Voting is now open to determine the nominees in 41 TV, movies, and music categories, with the final nominees announced on November 8, 2011 after which final voting begins.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kaley as the new host of the People’s Choice Awards,” said Executive Producer Mark Burnett in the press release. “She’s been making people laugh on top-rated comedy series for the last decade, first with 8 Simple Rules and now with The Big Bang Theory, Thursday’s #1 show. I’m looking forward to working with her on a fun-filled, comedy-packed show in January.”