Date: 8th January 2001

Low Rated But Most Popular?

Although his show, Normal, Ohio was canceled after six episodes because of poor ratings, John Goodman was voted favorite male performer in a new TV series in Sunday night's People's Choice Awards. Bette Midler, whose CBS show continues to struggle in the ratings, was voted favorite female performer in a new series.

Drew Carey and Jennifer Aniston were voted favorite male and female performer respectively. E.R. got the nod for best drama series; Friends, for best comedy.

Source: Studio Briefing