Spike TV's Guys Choice (#GuysChoice), Hollywood's biggest boys night out, announced today that Academy Award®-winner Ben Affleck will receive the evening's highest honor, "Guy of the Year." The always A-List, modern tribute to the most important manchievements of the year in sports, music, television and film will tape on Saturday, June 8 at the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Wednesday, June 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT..
Top honors in addition to Affleck include: Jimmy Kimmel receiving the "Funniest M.F." award, which puts him in the company of comedic legends and previous winners Chris Rock, Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, Will Ferrell, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Seth MacFarlane; Vince Vaughn being honored for being so money with the coveted "Guycon" award; Kevin Hart's monumental year on stage celebrated with the first-ever "Stand-Up of the Year" award; and Felix Baumgartner receiving the "Mankind" award, honoring his world record free-fall space jump of 127,852.4 feet last October. Triumph The Insult Comic Dog will once again return to carry on his tradition of roasting the "Douchebags of the Year."
"As always, we're looking forward to honoring the men of the year and the women we love in our own Spike way," said Casey Patterson, Executive Vice President, Event Production, Talent Development & Studio Relations, Viacom Entertainment Group. "'Guys Choice' promises to be a star-studded night of totally meaningless entertainment."
In keeping with Spike's year-round efforts to support our nation's servicemen and women, "Guys Choice" will once again feature inspiring moments saluting our troops and returning veterans.
Voting for this year's other nominees starts today at http://guyschoice.spike.com. Among the notable mano y mano match-ups this year are:Our New Girlfriend: Katherine Webb vs. Chrissy Teigen
For the full list of categories and nominees, log on to guyschoice.spike.com.