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23 May 2013

Hollywood’s Hottest Talent Added To Spike TV’s “Guys Choice” Lineup

Presenters and Attendees Include: Seth MacFarlane, Mark Wahlberg, Vin Diesel, Jeff Bridges, Jason Sudeikis, Jackie Chan, Andrew Luck, Chrissy Teigen, Katherine Webb, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Many Others

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Grammy Award® Nominated “The Lonely Island’ to Perform

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NEW YORK, May 23, 2013 – Spike TV’s “Guys Choice” (#GuysChoice) to feature an all-star roster of presenters and attendees as Seth MacFarlane, Mark Wahlberg, Vin Diesel, The Dude himself, Academy Award®-winner Jeff Bridges, Jason Sudeikis, Andrew Luck, Questlove, Jackie Chan, Chrissy Teigen, Katherine Webb, Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” Anders Holm, Blake Anderson and Adam DeVine, and Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue” Jon Taffer have been added to this year’s line-up.  Fans will also be treated to a special performance by the Grammy Award® nominated “The Lonely Island.” The 2013 “Guys Choice” Awards tapes Saturday, June 8 at the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA, and premieres Wednesday, June 12 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT on Spike TV.

 

Previously announced talent include Academy Award® and Golden Globe-winning actor Ben Affleck receiving the evening’s highest honor, “Guy of the Year;” along with Jimmy Kimmel receiving the “Funniest M.F.” award; Vince Vaughn being honored with the coveted “Guycon” award; Kevin Hart’s monumental year on stage celebrated with the first ever “Stand-Up of the Year” award; Emilia Clarke accepting the “Holy Grail of Hot” 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.”

 

Among the notable mano y mano match-ups this year are:

 

Our New Girlfriend:  Katherine Webb vs. Chrissy Teigen

Jean-Claude Gahd Dam:  Ronda Rousey vs. Danai Gurira

Hottest Al(l)ison: Alison Brie vs. Allison Williams

Outstanding Literary Achievement:

Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings from the Road by Willie Nelson

vs. The Dude and the Zen Master by Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman

Brotherly Love: The Walking Dead’s Dixon Brothers vs. The Harbaugh Brothers

Best Lincoln: Abraham Lincoln vs. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Most Dangerous Man: Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) vs. Walter White (Bryan Cranston)

 

The full list of categories and nominees can be found at guyschoice.spike.com.

 

The official sponsors of Spike TV’s “Guys Choice” are AT&T, 5 Gum, GEICO, Axe, BURGER KING®, and Kia Motors America.

 

Casey Patterson, Carol Donovan and Josh Greenberg will serve as Executive Producers. Mike Simon is Director and Tim Bruno serves as Executive in Charge for SPIKE.

 

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Contacts:
Aileen Budow                                                                   Nicole Platt
212.767.3952                                                                   212.767.8855
aileen.budow@spiketv.com                                      nicole.platt@spiketv.com