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USD Alumnus' hit show wins at the People's Choice Awards


The Big Bang Theory starring USD alumnus Jim Parsons ’01 won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Television Comedy on January 6, 2009.  The CBS comedy beat out hit comedies The Office, How I Met Your Mother, Two and a Half Men, and Desperate Housewives to take this year’s award. 

Among the acclaim the show has received throughout its three seasons, Jim Parsons received a 2009 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Sheldon Cooper.  Parsons received his M.F.A. from the Old Globe/Master of Fine Arts Theatre Program at USD in 2001. 

To see clips from the awards ceremony please follow the link.

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