Walla Walla Union Bulletin
February 8, 1990
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Roseanne Barr, Bill Cosby and Tom Cruise were among nominees picked in a public opinion poll for the 16th annualÂ “ The People’s Choice Awards.”
“ Batman” and “Dead Poet’s Society” were among nominees in the movie categories, while“ Cheers” and “ Life Goes On” were among the shows winning nominations in the television categories.
The winners, to be announced during a March 11 telecast on CBS, were determined by a poll conducted by the Gallup Organization and announced late Tuesday.
Here is a list of the top three vote-getters for each of the 20 categories. Some categories have more than three vote-g^tters because of ties.
Favorite female television performer: Roseanne Barr, Candice Bergen, Phylicia Rashad.
Favorite male television performer: Bill Cosby, Ted Danson, Tom Selleck.
Favorite young television performer: Neil Patrick Harris, Keshia Knight-PuUiam, Fred Savage.
Favorite television comedy series: “ Cheers,” “The Cosby Show,” “ Roseanne.”
Favorite television dramatic series: “ China Beach,” “ Knots Landing,” “ L.A . Law ,” thirtysomething. ”
Favorite male performer in a television series: Richard Chamberlain, Neil Patrick Harris, Craig T. Nelson.
Favorite female performer in a new television series: Stephanie Beacham, Corinne Bohrer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ann Jillian.
Favorite new television comedy series: “ Coach,” “ Doogie Howser,” “ Major Dad.”
Favorite new television dramatic series: “ Life Goes On,” “Quantum Leap,” “ Rescue 911,” “ Young Riders.”
Favorite late night talk show host: Johnny Carson, Arsenio Hall, David Letterman.
Favorite motion picture: “ Batman,” “ Lethal Weapon 2,” “ Look Who’s Talking,” “ Steel Magnolias.”
Favorite comedy motion picture: “ Look Who’s Talking,” “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” “ When Harry Met Sally ….”
Favorite dramatic motion picture: “Batman,” “ Dead Poet’s Society,” “ Lethal Weapon 2,” “Steel Magnolias.”
Favorite motion picture actor: Tom Cruise, Mel Gibson, Dustin Hoffman, Eddie Murphy
Favorite motion picture actress: Kim Basinger, Meryl Streep, Kathleen Turner.
Favorite male musical performer: Bobby Brown, Billy Joel, Richard Marx.
Favorite female musical performer: Paula Abdul, Debbie Gibson, Janet Jackson, Madonna.
Favorite country music performer: Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis.
Favorite All-around female entertainer: Paula Abdul, Roseanne Barr, Cher, Bette Midler, Dolly Parton.
Favorite all-around male entertainer: Bill Cosby, Tom Cruise, Arsenio Hall, Eddie Murphy.