‘Harry Potter,’ Katy Perry, ‘HIMYM’ Lead People’s Choice Awards Winners

by | January 11, 2012 at 11:40 PM | Celebrities, General, The Movies, TV News

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The most charming moments of the 2012 People’s Choice Awards both involved the soon-to-be-90 Betty White: first, when presenter Don Cheadle ran off the stage to hug White, and later when the audience gave her a standing ovation when she and her “Hot in Cleveland” castmates won the award for Favorite Cable TV Comedy.

The rest of the night involved a lot of jokes so lame they managed to make even Jane Lynch and the cast of “Parks and Recreation” seem unfunny.

Katy Perry — who canceled a scheduled appearance on the show — was the night’s big winner with five statues, while “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” nabbed four.

A complete list of the People’s Choice Award winners:

Favorite Movie
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2″

Favorite Cable TV Comedy
“Hot in Cleveland”

Favorite Movie Actor
Johnny Depp

Favorite TV Competition Show
“American Idol”

Favorite Movie Actress
Emma Stone

Favorite TV Crime Drama
“Castle”

Favorite Movie Icon
Morgan Freeman

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show
“Supernatural”

Favorite Action Movie
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2″

Favorite Daytime TV Host
Ellen DeGeneres

Favorite Action Movie Star
Hugh Jackman

Favorite Late Night TV Host
Jimmy Fallon

Favorite Drama Movie
“Water for Elephants”

Favorite Comedy Movie
“Bridesmaids”

Favorite TV Guest Star
Katy Perry — “How I Met Your Mother”

Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
Adam Sandler

Favorite Comedic Movie Actress
Emma Stone

Favorite TV Celebreality Star
Kim Kardashian

Favorite Movie Star Under 25
Chloe Grace Moretz

Favorite New TV Drama
“Person of Interest”

Favorite Ensemble Movie Cast
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2″

Favorite New TV Comedy
“2 Broke Girls”

Favorite Animated Movie Voice
Johnny Depp in “Rango”

Favorite Male Artist
Bruno Mars

Favorite Female Artist
Katy Perry

Favorite Movie Superhero
Ryan Reynolds as Green Lantern

Favorite Book Adaptation
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2″

Favorite Song of the Year
“E.T.” — Katy Perry featuring Kanye West

Favorite Network TV Drama
“Supernatural”

Favorite TV Drama Actor
Nathan Fillion

Favorite Album of the Year
“Born This Way” — Lady Gaga

Favorite TV Drama Actress
Nina Dobrev

Favorite Cable TV Drama
“Pretty Little Liars”

Favorite Pop Artist
Demi Lovato

Favorite Hip Hop Artist
Eminem

Favorite Network TV Comedy
“How I Met Your Mother”

Favorite TV Comedy Actor
Neil Patrick Harris

Favorite TV Comedy Actress
Lea Michele

Favorite R&B Artist
Rihanna

Favorite Band
Maroon 5

Favorite Country Artist
Taylor Swift

Favorite Music Video
“Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)” Katy Perry

Favorite Tour Headliner
Katy Perry