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2008 Kids' Choice Awards

The 21st annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards were held at the Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, California on March 29 2008. The event was hosted by Jack Black. Voting began March 3 on Nick.com and Nicktropolis. The Naked Brothers Band and Miley Cyrus were musical performances for the show. A sweepstakes was announced to promote the show. The number of votes cast broke the record previously set in 2007. 86,708,020 kids cast 88,254,272 votes (since kids were allowed to vote multiple times) between March 3-29 in 18 categories, to honor and vote for their favorites. Votes were cast via Nick.com, Nicktropolis, TurboNick, and for the first time via Nick's new mobile website (wap.nick.com). The award show attracted approximately 7.5 million viewers.

Presenters and Performers, and Stunts for KCA 2008

Presenters (in order of appearance)

Performers (in order of appearance)

Slime Stunts (in order of appearance)

Unpresented Awards

  • Favorite Cartoon
  • Favorite Video Game
  • Favorite Television Actress (Tom Kenny announced that Miley also wins this award on her way to accept her award for Favorite Female Singer)
  • Favorite Song
  • Favorite Book
  • Favorite Male Athlete
  • Favorite Female Athlete
  • Favorite Animated Movie
  • Favorite Television Actor (Tom Kenny announced that Drake Bell also wins this award when he and his former castmates of Drake & Josh were on their way to accept their award for Favorite TV Show)
  • Favorite Movie Actor

Nominees

There are a total 18 categories, with 4 nominees each for the 2008 Kids' Choice Awards. All the categories are added to the KCA Voting Page.

Movies

Favorite Live-Action Movie

Favorite Movie Actor

Favorite Animated Movie

Favorite Movie Actress

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie

Music

Favorite Song

Was not presented during the show.

Favorite Music Group

Favorite Female Singer

Favorite Male Singer

Television

Favorite TV Show

Favorite Reality Show

Favorite TV Actress

Favorite TV Actor

Favorite Cartoon

Not presented during the show

Sports

Favorite Male Athlete

Was not presented during the show.

Favorite Female Athlete

Was not presented during the show.

Other Categories

Favorite Video Game

Was not presented during the show.

Favorite Book

Was not presented during the show.

Wannabe Award

Controversies

Host Jack Black made a possibly inappropriate joke about a hot dog shaped car early in the awards:
"You don't want to drive a car shaped like a, well, never mind"

The awards were also accused of promoting upcoming Summer, 2008 movies, since many of the presenters were starring in them. One of the most notable references to this was when Harrison Ford had to grab a golden ball from a faux lost template, an obvious reference to Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull as well as premiering the brand new TV spot for the movie during the show. Steve Carell also presented and had a new TV spot for Get Smart.

The Rocktopus

The Rocktopus is an eight legged octopus of rock n' roll who haunts Jack Black in his dreams. Later during the awards show, they settle their differences in time for the Rocktopus to activate the slimer machine.

iCarly: Live From Hollywood

The iCarly cast was live outside the Pauley Pavilion in Hollywood, where the 2008 Kids' Choice Awards is held at. The cast aired from 9/8c - 11/10c. Carly, Sam, Freddie, and Spencer were at the Kids' Choice Awards because Spencer was hired to make a Kids' Choice Awards Blimp out of Wieners. Although Spencer was working on his sculpture, he happened to peek around the show, like the Gift bags for the Celebrities, going into Jack Black's Dressing Room, and stealing some mini wienies from the Snack table. In the end, his sculpture was destroyed when the Snack lady attacked him.

Musical Guests

Countdown to Kids' Choice:

The Show:

Goofs

  • During the presentation of the award for "Favorite Movie", the clips from each nomination were not shown

Notes

References

External links

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