Film and television stars gathered in Pasadena, California, for the 31st annual People's Choice Awards on Sunday. Actor and director Mel Gibson collected the best film drama award for his movie The Passion of the Christ.
Renee Zellweger collected the favourite leading lady award for performances including her title role in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. Fellow actress Julia Roberts was named top female movie star for the 10th time but did not attend the ceremony.
After documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 was named best film, director Michael Moore dedicated the trophy to soldiers in Iraq.
The cast of hit series Desperate Housewives assembled to claim their favourite new television drama award.
Ex-Friends star Matt LeBlanc picked up a People's Choice Award after spin-off series Joey was named favourite new television comedy series.
I, Robot star Will Smith was named favourite male action star, telling the audience: "I've got to look right, my mom is watching."
Will and Grace stars Eric McCormack (left), Debra Messing, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes took the prize for best television comedy series.
Shrek 2 took three awards - favourite comedy, top animated movie and favourite sequel. Its prizes were collected by voice actor and Austin Powers star Mike Myers.
Comedian Ellen DeGeneres beat Oprah Winfrey to the favourite daytime talk show host title for The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She was also named top female comedy star.
Long-running show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation was named top television drama series, with members of its cast and crew collecting the prize.
Musician Prince, who became North America's most lucrative live performer of 2004, was one of numerous celebrities to present awards.
Pop stars Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey wrestle with the reality show award won by their series Newlyweds. Winners of the People's Choice Awards were chosen by 21 million online voters.