Thursday, January 08, 2009

35TH ANNUAL PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS

Jennie Garth


Teri Hatcher


Chandra Wilson


Paris Hilton


Queen Latifah



The Batman sequel The Dark Knight walked away with a handful of prizes to steal the show at the 35th annual People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles California last night. The action film claimed Favorite Superhero, Favorite Movie, Favorite Onscreen Match-Up, Favorite Action Movie and Favorite Cast at the climax of the event. Batman's Christian Bale and co-star Aaron Eckhart and director Christopher Nolan were given a lengthy standing ovation as they took to the stage at the Shrine Auditorium, and then Bale remembered his Joker, Heath Ledger, in his brief acceptance speech. He said, "Here’s to Heath," as he raised one of the awards the cast and crew were presented with to the heavens. The Dark Knight was the last film Ledger completed.Carrie Underwood was a triple threat at the prizegiving, claiming a trio of big prizes.The country star claimed the Favorite Country Singer, Favorite Country Song and Favorite Star Under 35 accolades, and also performed at the glitzy Shrine Auditorium prizegiving. R&B star Chris Brown, Will Smith, Hugh Laurie and The Secret Life of Bees were all double winners, while Meryl Streep won a rare musical honor when her rendition of Abba’s Mamma Mia, from the movie musical of the same name, earned her the Favorite Song From A Soundtrack award. Queen Latifah, who hosted the event, was stunned when her film The Secret Life of Bees won the Favorite Film (Drama) award, while Wall-E was named Favorite Family Movie and 27 Dresses claimed the night’s Favorite Film (Comedy) prize. In the television categories, Two & A Half Men was named Favorite TV Comedy, while medical show House picked up the Favorite TV Drama honor.The award winners were: Favorite Funny Male Star - Adam Sandler Favorite Star Under 35 - Carrie Underwood Favorite Competition/Reality Show - Dancing With The Stars Favorite Talk Show Host - Ellen DeGeneres Favorite Combined Forces - No Air by Jordin Sparks featuring Chris Brown Favorite Male Singer - Chris Brown Favorite Movie Comedy - 27 Dresses Favorite Female Movie Star - Reese Witherspoon Favorite Family Movie - Wall-E Favorite Male Movie Star - Will Smith Favorite R&B Song - No One by Alicia Keys Favorite Leading Man - Brad Pitt Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show - Heroes Favorite Male Action Star - Will Smith Favorite Female Action Star - Angelina Jolie Favorite Pop Song - I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry Favorite Game Show - Deal Or No Deal Favorite TV Drama Diva - Kyra Sedgwick (as Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson in The Closer) Favorite Hip-Hop Song - Low by Flo Rida featuring T-Pain Favorite Funny Female Star - Tina Fey Favorite Song From A Soundtrack - Mamma Mia by Meryl Streep Favorite Animated Comedy - The Simpsons Favorite Rock Song - All Summer Long by Kid Rock Favorite Male TV Star - Hugh Laurie Favorite Female Singer - Carrie Underwood Favorite Country Song - Carrie Underwood Favorite Scene-Stealing Guest Star - Robin Williams (for Law & Order: SUV) Favorite Leading Lady - Kate Hudson Favorite Movie (Drama) - The Secret Life of Bees Favorite Independent Movie - The Secret Life of Bees Favorite Female TV Star - Christina Applegate Favorite TV Drama - House Favorite New TV Comedy - Gary Unmarried Favorite New TV Drama - The Mentalist Favorite TV Comedy - Two & A Half Men


Jewel


David Charvet And Brooke Burke


David Boreanaz


Lisa Edelstein


Conchata Ferrell


The Rascal Flatts

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