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 â€œ The Peopleâ€™s Choice Awards.â€
â€œ Batmanâ€ and â€œDead Poetâ€™s Societyâ€ were among nominees in the movie categories, whileâ€œ Cheersâ€ and â€œ Life Goes Onâ€ 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: â€œ Cheers,â€ â€œThe Cosby Show,â€ â€œ Roseanne.â€
Favorite television dramatic series: â€œ China Beach,â€ â€œ Knots Landing,â€ â€œ L.A . Law ,â€ thirtysomething. â€
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: â€œ Coach,â€ â€œ Doogie Howser,â€ â€œ Major Dad.â€
Favorite new television dramatic series: â€œ Life Goes On,â€ â€œQuantum Leap,â€ â€œ Rescue 911,â€ â€œ Young Riders.â€
Favorite late night talk show host: Johnny Carson, Arsenio Hall, David Letterman.
Favorite motion picture: â€œ Batman,â€ â€œ Lethal Weapon 2,â€ â€œ Look Whoâ€™s Talking,â€ â€œ Steel Magnolias.â€
Favorite comedy motion picture: â€œ Look Whoâ€™s Talking,â€ â€œNational Lampoonâ€™s Christmas Vacation,â€ â€œ When Harry Met Sally ….â€
Favorite dramatic motion picture: â€œBatman,â€ â€œ Dead Poetâ€™s Society,â€ â€œ Lethal Weapon 2,â€ â€œSteel Magnolias.â€
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.