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16 May 2014

Spike TV Announces Blockbuster Lineup for “Guys Choice 2014″

SPIKE TV’S ‘GUYS CHOICE 2014’ ANNOUNCES SUPERSTAR LINEUP
HONORING THE MEN OF THE YEAR AND THE WOMEN THEY LOVE
MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY, MARK WAHLBERG,
JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS, KEVIN HART
AMONG HONOREES CONFIRMED TO ATTEND
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Category Nominees Also Include Emma Watson, Emma Stone,
Norman Reedus and More
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Additional Talent to be Announced
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“Guys Choice 2014” Tapes on Saturday, June 7 at Sony Pictures Studios
And Premieres on Spike TV Wednesday, June 11 at 9p ET/PT

New York, NY, May 16, 2014 – Spike TV’s “Guys Choice” is back with a blockbuster lineup.   Headlining the evening will be Academy-Award® winner Matthew McConaughey receiving the event’s highest honor, Guy of the Year.  #GuysChoice, the unfiltered, unpredictable and can’t-miss event for Hollywood’s elite, will tape Saturday, June 7 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA and premieres Wednesday, June 11 at 9p ET/PT on Spike TV.

In addition to McConaughey, other A-list attendees being honored with the coveted mantlers include: Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepting the “Hot and Funny” award, Kevin Hart as “King of Comedy,” Mark Wahlberg will be honored as the “Troops Choice,” Golden Globe® winner Andy Samberg will accept the “Primetime” award, Norman Reedus as “Biggest Ass-Kicker,” Emily Ratajkowski as “Our New Girlfriend,” Key & Peele as “Hottest Couple,” Chris Hardwick as “Smartacus,” Johnny Knoxville for the “Guycon” award, and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover models Chrissy Teigen, Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge for the “Holy Grail of Hot” award.

“‘Guys Choice’ celebrates the year in men and the women they love,” said Casey Patterson, Executive Producer and Executive Vice President, Event Production & Talent Development, Viacom Entertainment Group. “We have some big surprises in store, and we’re looking forward to the mandemonium.”

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 guyschoice.spike.com.  Among the notable mano y mano match-ups this year are:

Rookie of the Year: Matt Harvey (New York Mets) vs. Eddie Lacy (Green Bay Packers)

Jean-Claude Gahd Dam: Eva Green (“300: Rise of the Empire”) vs. Lauren Cohan (“The Walking Dead”)

Outstanding Literary Achievement:  “Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living” by Nick Offerman vs. “Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book” by Grumpy Cat

Brotherly Love: The Robertsons vs. The Wahlbergs

Most Dangerous Man: Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader) vs. Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus)

Hottest Emma: Emma Stone vs. Emma Watson

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

The official sponsors of Spike TV’s “Guys Choice” are Captain Morgan® White Rum, AT&T, SNICKERS® Brand, GEICO, BURGER KING®, AXE Peace, Kia Motors and Dr Pepper, a brand of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS).

Casey Patterson and Carol Donovan will serve as Executive Producers. Ryan Polito is Director and Tim Bruno serves as Executive in Charge for SPIKE.

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