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Quick Takes: Nickelodeon award winners

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Dec 31, 1899 | 7:00pm EST

Rosie O'Donnell emceed Nickelodeon's 14th annual Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday.

The winners were: Favorite Movie: How the Grinch Stole Christmas; Favorite TV Show: Malcolm in the Middle; Favorite Movie Actor: Jim Carrey; Favorite Movie Actress: Drew Barrymore; Favorite TV Actor: Carson Daly; Favorite TV Actress: Amanda Bynes; Favorite Cartoon: Rugrats; Favorite Band: Blink 182; Favorite Singing Group: Destiny's Child; Favorite Song: "Who Let the Dogs Out?"; Favorite Female Singer: Britney Spears; Favorite Male Singer: Lil' Bow Wow; Favorite Sports Team: Los Angeles Lakers; Favorite Male Athlete: Tony Hawk; and Favorite Rising Star: Aaron Carter

Phil Collins welcomes son

Singer Phil Collins, 50, and his third wife Orianne Collins, 28, have welcomed the birth of their first child, a boy named Nicholas Grev Austin. According to People, the baby was born Saturday in Geneva, Switzerland, where the Oscar-winning singer/composer's parents hold residence. Collins has three other children from his previous marriages: Simon, Joley and Lily.

Guild turns to porn?

As the work stoppage created by the actors and writers strikes looms, Hollywood's behind-the-scenes players are turning to the porn industry to keep food on the table. According to The Associated Press, Tinseltown's top editors, cinematographers, grips and others are sending resumes to adult-entertainment studios in an effort to keep working.

"It doesn't sound bad to me," said Hollywood business agent Norm Glasser. "If there's a strike, everybody's on their own, more or less."

Hip-Hop hype

The fifth annual Hip-Hop Awards will be held Thursday, May 3, in New York City. The awards, which honor the best in hip-hop culture, are chosen directly by fans on SOHH.com. Among those performing are Wyclef Jean, Missy Elliott and Redman, who will also co-host the show along with rapper and radio icon Angie Martinez. Voting began April and will conclude Friday in 17 categories.

Fergie's focus: TV reporting

Sarah "Fergie" Ferguson, the Duchess of York, is shifting careers, opting for a new job as a reporter for Britain's ITV network. Ferguson, 41, will kick off her new career with a 20-minute expose on Tonight with Trevor McDonald, a popular British current-affairs program. Her segment will focus on the prevalence of obesity in British society.

Ex-"Survivor" Jerri: soap star

The Survivor castaway America loved to hate will turn up on the tube during daytime, according to Reuters. Jerri Manthey will portray herself in an upcoming episode of CBS' The Young and the Restless to air Monday, May 28. CBS spokespeople have indicated that Manthey, 30, could receive an ongoing role on the show if network execs show interest in her talents.

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