The People's Choice Awards went on as planned last night with a strike-friendly, revised format, and Johnny Depp and Reese Witherspoon have emerged the big winners.
The two won favorite male and female movie stars, though their acceptance speeches were prerecorded. Host Queen Latifah carried the show through in a newsmagazine format, directly addressing the cameras and walking around an empty stage.
"I know this show's a little different than last time," she told the viewers. "But we have what's important - you, the people, and all your favorites all night long."
Newlywed Katherine Heigl won favorite female TV star, while Justin Timberlake picked up favorite male singer.
Here's the complete list of winners:
_ 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 and 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 featuring Nelly Furtado and 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"