06:45 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 01/09/2008 11:45AM
Joaquin Phoenix may have been named favorite leading man during Tuesday's People's Choice Awards, but the actor wasn't feeling too chatty about the honor. Sure, he was grateful. But in his taped acceptance speech, Phoenix nodded to the ongoing writers' strike – which forced producers to retool the show – by using cards to broadcast his message. "I'm speechless without the writers," his cards read. "Seriously. But in my own quiet way, I want to thank the millions of fans that voted for me for favorite leading man." The actor then mumbled a quick "thank you" at the end of his printed message.
Originally posted 12/19/2007 07:45PM
The People's Choice Awards has become the first awards show hit by the writers' strike, with producers abandoning the red carpet, acceptance speeches and live audience for a "magazine-style format."
Queen Latifah will continue to serve as host of the show, but winners now will give their acceptance remarks via video rather than from a stage in an auditorium. Winners will also answer questions emailed by fans.
"Obviously, we realized there are pressing issues facing the entertainment industry," says show spokeswoman Jeannie Tharrington. "Out of respect for all the people involved, we decided we would use this opportunity to use a new format."
The People's Choice Awards airs on Jan. 8 on CBS.
Originally posted 11/09/2007 08:00AM
Matt Damon's thriller The Bourne Ultimatum led the nominations for the 34th People's Choice Awards, organizers announced Thursday.
The spy flick was nominated for favorite movie, favorite action movie and favorite "threequel" and earned Damon a favorite male action star nod.
Multiple nominees included Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End and Transformers, which are both up against Bourne for favorite movie.
Originally posted 01/10/2007 08:00AM
Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn were both rewarded for their breakup – that is, their movie The Break-Up – at Tuesday night's 33rd annual People's Choice Awards.
Originally posted 01/11/2006 08:00AM
A year ago, Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson joined forces at the People's Choice Awards, and took home a prize for the best reality show. One year later, reality has truly set in, and Jessica was notably Nick-less at Tuesday's 32nd annual ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium.
Originally posted 10/27/2004 09:00AM
The fans have spoken, and the lineup for this year's People's Choice Awards has fallen into place.
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