People's Choice:  'House,' 'Men,' 'Pirates' tops


Disney'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