Salil Gulati sent along the following:
New York, NY, May 20, 2008 — Spike TV will once again gather many of the biggest names in music, entertainment and sports that guys love most for the second annual “Guys Choice.” From Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover girl Marissa Miller to “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Crystal Skull” star Harrison Ford, the night will be a homage to the best in “guydom.” Scheduled to tape Friday, May 30 at the Sony Studios in Culver City, CA, “Guys Choice” premieres Sunday, June 22 (10:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT).
Scheduled appearances include: Selma Blair, Steve Carell, David Duchovny, Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser, E!’s “The Girls Next Door,” Summer Glau, Meagan Good, Chad Johnson, Kim Kardashian, Chuck Liddell, Linkin Park, Seth MacFarlane, Jenny McCarthy, Eva Mendes, Marisa Miller, Anderson Silva, Nikki Sixx, Slash, Tila Tequila, Kat Von D and many more to be announced.
Spike TV will pay special tribute to an American icon; Playboy editor-in-chief and chief creative officer, Hugh Hefner. As Playboy marks its 55th anniversary in December, “Guys Choice” will honor Hefner with the first-ever Alpha Male award for his pioneering vision and ground-breaking achievements that forever changed the face of entertainment for men. The night will also offer other discretionary honors to be announced shortly.
The event will also feature rocking performances by the multi-platinum, chart-topping rock band, Disturbed, who will perform their latest single “Inside the Fire.” Also set to take the stage is Capitol Records performing artist Katy Perry. Perry will perform “I Kissed a Girl” from her debut album “One of the Boys.”
Currently, voting for this year’s winners is held online at www.guyschoice.spike.com and will be available until Thursday, May 29th. Each category is narrowed down to two nominees. Fans can log-on to view exclusive red carpet and backstage coverage of “Guys Choice.”
The official sponsors of Spike TV’s “Guys Choice” are Cingular, now the new AT&T, Corona, Degree Men, Pizza Hut, Sega: “The Incredible Hulk Video” Game, SoBe and the U.S. Army.
Beth McCarthy-Miller and Carol Donovan will serve as executive producers along with Casey Patterson, Spike TV’s senior vice president, event production & talent development.
Spike TV is available in 96.1 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV's Internet address is www.spike.com.