People's Choice:  'House,' 'Men,' 'Pirates' tops
EmptyDisney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," Fox's "House" and CBS' "Two and a Half Men" took home top honors Tuesday at the 34th annual People's Choice Awards.
"Pirates" was named favorite movie. "House" won in the TV drama series category, while "Men" won for comedy.
The awards show, hosted by Queen Latifah and broadcast on CBS, tweaked its format this year as a result of the writers strike, with production crews traveling the world where the winners were located to film their acceptances speeches. For example, favorite male TV star Patrick Dempsey was at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida and favorite funny male Robin Williams was on a USO tour in Kabul.
Other winners included favorite female TV star Katherine Heigl, favorite female movie star Reese Witherspoon and favorite male movie star Johnny Depp. Ellen DeGeneres was named favorite funny female and favorite talk-show host.
"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" was named favorite movie drama, while "Knocked Up" won in the comedy category and "The Bourne Ultimatum" took the action nod.
Other TV series winning awards were ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" (reality), NBC's "Deal or No Deal" (game) and "The Simpsons" (animated).
In the music categories, Justin Timberlake was name favorite male singer, while Gwen Stefani nabbed the female singer award. Rascal Flatts was named favorite group.
A complete list of winners follows:
Favorite Female TV Star: Katherine Heigl
Favorite Male TV Star: Patrick Dempsey
Favorite Talk Show Host: Ellen DeGeneres
Favorite Scene Stealer: Chandra Wilson
Favorite TV Drama: House
Favorite TV Comedy: Two and a Half Men
Favorite Reality Show: Dancing With the Stars
Favorite Game Show: Deal or No Deal
Favorite Sci Fi Show: Stargate Atlantis
Favorite Animated TV Show: The Simpsons
Favorite Female Movie Star: Reese Witherspoon
Favorite Male Movie Star: Johnny Depp
Favorite Leading Lady: Drew Barrymore
Favorite Leading Man: Joaquin Phoenix
Favorite Female Action Star: Keira Knightley
Favorite Male Action Star: Matt Damon
Favorite On-Screen Match Up: George Clooney and Brad Pitt
Favorite Movie: "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End"
Favorite Movie Drama: "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"
Favorite Movie Comedy: "Knocked Up"
Favorite Action Movie: "The Bourne Ultimatum"
Favorite Family Movie: "Shrek the Third"
Favorite Threequel: "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End"
Favorite Independent Movie: "Becoming Jane"
Favorite Female Singer: Gwen Stefani
Favorite Male Singer: Justin Timberlake
Favorite Group: Rascal Flatts
Favorite Pop Song: Justin Timberlake "What Goes Around... Comes Around"
Favorite Rock Song: Daughtry "Home"
Favorite Country Song: Rascal Flatts "Stand"
Favorite Hip Hop Song: Timbaland feat. Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake "Give it to Me"
Favorite R&B Song: Rhianna "Shut Up & Drive"
Favorite Song from a Soundtrack: "You Can't Stop the Beat" from Hairspray
Favorite Reunion Tour: The Police
Favorite Funny Male: Robin Williams
Favorite Funny Female: Ellen DeGeneres