Priyanka Chopra has been nominated in the first round of voting for the Favourite Actress In A New TV Series category at the People’s Choice Awards for her debut American thriller series, Quantico.
Excited by the news, the actress, who plays Alex Parrish, a rookie FBI recruit with a mysterious past, said that she feels honoured for bagging a nomination in the first year itself.
“Wow this is such an honour! First year and a nomination! Thank you @peopleschoice what’s say people? #quantico,” Priyanka tweeted.
Her fellow nominees are Amber Valletta, Betsy Brandt, Calista Flockhart, Christina Milian, Dianne Wiest, Jamie Lee Curtis, Meagan Good, Emma Roberts, Erika Christensen, Jamie Alexander, Jennifer Carpenter, Lea Michele, Marcia Gay Harden and Melissa Benoist.
People’s Choice Awards is an awards show where only the public can vote for fan favourites in films, music and television. Fans determine the categories, nominees and winners for the annual awards show.
The first round of voting across all categories in movies, music and television began on 13 October and will end on 22 October. Based on the number of votes received, at the end of the round, each category will have only five nominees. The final list will be revealed on 3 November. The second round of voting will begin that day and end on 3 December.
The winner from among these nominees will be announced on 6 January, 2016, during the People’s Choice Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.