While the “Ghostbusters” reboot failed to impress many adult reviewers, it won over the toughest critics and won Favorite Movie at the 30th annual Kids Choice Awards on Saturday (March 11). In addition, it took the top acting awards as well for Melissa McCarthy and scene stealer Chris Hemsworth. And “Finding Dory” may have been snubbed by the Oscars but it was named Favorite Animated Movie while its star, Ellen DeGeneres, took home Favorite Voice.
Kevin Hart won awards for his work on-screen, sharing the BFF Award with his “Central Intelligence” co-star Dwayne Johnson and off, with his turn as Snowball in “The Secret Life of Pets” claiming both Favorite Villain and Most Wanted Pet.
On the TV side, Nickelodeon’s “Henry Danger” won Favorite Kids’ Show. Henry Jace, who plays the title character, a teen who is the sidekick to a superhero, made merry as he accepted the award along his castmates. “You guys, this must be a mistake, this says ‘Favorite Kids’ Show: Moonlight,’” jested Norman while the rest of the cast went wide-eyed in their take on last month’s mishap at the Oscars.
Twenty-three after winning at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for her starring role on “Full House,” Candace Cameron Bure returned to pick up a prize for the new version of the show, “Fuller House.” The Netflix reboot of the ABC laffer won Favorite Family TV Show over “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Flash” and “Supergirl.” The original version was a part of the alphabet network’s highly rated Friday night line-up for eight years beginning in 1987. The streaming service has renewed the relaunch for a second season.
WWE star John Cena hosted the free-wheeling ceremony at USC’s Galen Center and it aired on the Nickelodeon cable channel with an audio simulcast on Nick Radio. Winners in a range of categories covering movies, TV and music were decided by votes from viewers.