Degeneres, 'Pirates,' 'Grey's' big winners
Winners at the 34th annual People’s Choice Awards were announced on Tuesday night, with Ellen DeGeneres, the cast of “Grey’s Anatomy” and the latest installment of “Pirates of the Caribbean” coming out on top in several categories.In a CBS broadcast hosted by Queen Latifah, award winners in 36 film, television and music categories were announced, tallied by year-round votes from the public. “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” won in both the favorite movie and threequel categories, while “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” and “Knocked Up” took home aards for drama and comedy, respectively. Fox’s “House” was voted favorite TV drama, and CBS skein “Two and a Half Men” won TV comedy. Reese Witherspoon, Johnny Depp, Drew Barrymore, Joaquin Phoenix, Keira Knightley, Matt Damon, George Clooney and Brad Pitt all won kudos in varying film acting categories. Katherine Heigl, Patrick Dempsey, Chandra Wilson and Ellen DeGeneres were favorites in TV acting categories. A new, strike-friendly format for this year’s show took film crews on location to capture winners’ acceptance speeches, including Robin Williams on a USO tour in Kabul and music group winner Rascal Flatts at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. And the winners are: Female TV Star: Katherine Heigl Male TV Star: Patrick Dempsey Talk Show Host: Ellen DeGeneres Scene Stealer: Chandra Wilson TV Drama: “House” TV Comedy: “Two and a Half Men” Reality Show: “Dancing With the Stars” Game Show: “Deal or No Deal” Sci Fi Show: “Stargate Atlantis” Animated TV Show: “The Simpsons” Female Movie Star: Reese Witherspoon Male Movie Star: Johnny Depp Leading Lady: Drew Barrymore Leading Man: Joaquin Phoenix Female Action Star: Keira Knightley Male Action Star: Matt Damon On-Screen Match Up: George Clooney & Brad Pitt Movie: “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” Movie Drama: “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” Movie Comedy “Knocked Up” Action Movie: “The Bourne Ultimatum” Family Movie: “Shrek the Third” Threequel: “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” Independent Movie: “Becoming Jane” Female Singer: Gwen Stefani Male Singer: Justin Timberlake Group: Rascal Flatts Pop Song: Justin Timberlake “What Goes Around… Comes Around” Rock Song: Daughtry “Home” Country Song: Rascal Flatts “Stand” Hip Hop Song: Timbaland feat. Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake “Give it to Me” R&B Song: Rhianna “Shut Up & Drive” Song from a Soundtrack: “You Can’t Stop the Beat” from “Hairspray” Reunion Tour: The Police Funny Male: Robin Williams Funny Female: Ellen DeGeneres
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