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Ellen nabs two
People's Choice nominations

Ellen nabs two
People's Choice nominations

Ellen DeGeneres earned two nominations Thursday from the People's Choice Awards, announced in Los Angeles. The out comedian and actor is up for both Daytime Talk Show Host and Funny Female Star.

Out creator Mark Cherry is also in the running as his Desperate Housewives was nominated for TV Drama--something of a surprise, since the show competed in the comedy division of the Emmys in September. Housewives star Teri Hatcher was also nominated in the Female TV Star category.

The nominations were announced by Ghost Whisperer's Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lost's Dominic Monaghan, and show host Craig Ferguson. Three nominees compete in each category, all selected by polling fans. The public can pick their favorites online at The awards show is scheduled to air January 10, live (on the East Coast and Central time zone) from Los Angeles's Shrine Auditorium.

A complete list of nominees follows. (

Female movie star: Sandra Bullock, Angelina Jolie, Nicole Kidman

Male movie star: Nicolas Cage, Johnny Depp, Samuel L. Jackson

Leading lady: Cameron Diaz, Reese Witherspoon, Renee Zellweger

Leading man: Jamie Foxx, Brad Pitt, Adam Sandler

Female action star: Jennifer Garner, Angelina Jolie, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Male action star: Matthew McConaughey, Brad Pitt, the Rock

On-screen matchup: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in Mr. and Mrs. Smith; Chris Rock and Adam Sandler in The Longest Yard; Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in Wedding Crashers

Female performer: Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, Gwen Stefani

Male performer: Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Usher

Group: Black Eyed Peas, Destiny's Child, Green Day

New TV comedy: Everybody Hates Chris, How I Met Your Mother, My Name Is Earl

New TV drama: Commander in Chief, Criminal Minds, Prison Break

TV comedy: Everybody Loves Raymond, That '70s Show, The Simpsons

TV drama: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Desperate Housewives, Law & Order: SVU

Reality show competition: American Idol, Fear Factor, Survivor

Reality show other: Extreme Makeover, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Supernanny

Late-night talk-show host: Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan O'Brien

Daytime talk-show host: Ellen DeGeneres, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa, Oprah Winfrey

Female TV star: Jennifer Garner, Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Male TV star: Ray Romano, Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland

Funny female star: Drew Barrymore, Ellen DeGeneres, Queen Latifah

Funny male star: Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Will Smith

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