Fox’s “Teen Choice 2014” awards have a new home: Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium.
The awards show was originally set to take place at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion, which was flooded on Tuesday due to a city water main break. Days passed before that venue was nixed and the new one announced.
“Due to the recent water main break near the UCLA campus and the resulting water damage to Pauley Pavilion, ‘Teen Choice 2014’ will relocate to The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles,” said Bob Bain, executive producer, “Teen Choice 2014.” “We wish the best to the team at UCLA as they begin repairs, and look forward to a spectacular ‘Teen Choice 2014’, airing live from The Shrine Auditorium.”
The ruptured Sunset Boulevard main sent 20 million gallons of water pouring onto the UCLA campus, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said Wednesday in a news conference. The water filled two parking garages and flooded several campus buildings, including the Pauley Pavilion — home of UCLA Bruins basketball games.
Pauley Pavilion had recently underwent a $136 million restoration, and now will need another round of repairs.
Ticketmaster will be contacting those who purchased tickets with alternate seating and refund information, Fox said Friday.
“Teen Choice 2014” airs on Fox on Aug. 10 at 8/7c.