Looks like vampire will rule this year's Teen Choice Awards. While "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" dominates the first wave of nominations in movie categories, "The Vampire Diaries" leads the pack of TV nominees.
The CW drama series bags five nods, including Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, which is also vied by "Arrow", "Beauty and the Beast" and "Supernatural", all from the teen-oriented network. ABC's "Once Upon a Time" joins the race for the title.
"Vampire Diaries" additionally has two of its male stars, Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley, competing for Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi kudo. The CW sweeps all noms in this category with "Supernatural" scoring two nods through Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, and "Arrow" hunk Stephen Amell nabbing the last place.
In the Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi category, Nina Dobrev is up against her own "Vampire Diaries" co-star Katerina Graham. Katie Cassidy of "Arrow", "Once Upon a Time" star Ginnifer Goodwin and "Beauty and the Beast" female lead Kristin Kreuk are the other contenders.
In drama field, "Revenge" shows domination with four nominations, including Choice TV Show: Drama, two nods for Choice TV Actor: Drama (Joshua Bowman and Nick Wechsler) and Choice TV Actress: Drama (Emily VanCamp). The recently-canceled "Gossip Girl", ABC's new popular music series "Nashville", ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" and "Switched at Birth" are other big competitors for the drama show award.
Old players "The Big Bang Theory", "Glee" and "Modern Family" are up against each other for Choice TV Show: Comedy, joined by relatively new shows "New Girl" and "Suburgatory".
"American Idol", "The Bachelor", "Dancing with the Stars", "The Voice" and "The X Factor (US)" are competing for Choice TV: Reality Competition Show, while "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo", "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and "Married to Jonas" are among nominees for Choice TV: Reality Show.
The 2013 Teen Choice Awards will be held Sunday, August 11 to celebrate the hottest teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web. Fans can vote for the winners at www.teenchoiceawards.com. The ceremony will air live on FOX at 8:00-10:00 P.M. ET.
Teen Choice Awards 2013 Nominations in TV:
Choice TV Show: Drama