Merryl Streep was feted for her portrayal of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, while Michael Fassbender scooped the We’re Wilde About You Rising Star of the Year prize for his performance as a sex addict in Shame.
The Unsung Film of the Year trophy went to Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s cancer comedy 50/50, while in the TV categories, American Horror Story and Modern Family both received prizes.
Pop superstar Lady Gaga was another winner, landing the TV Musical Program of the Year prize for Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour. She tied with TV hit Glee.
Veteran actress Betty White was given the Timeless Star Award when the winners were announced on Monday (16Jan12).