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The 2015 Producers Guild Awards took place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles on Saturday night, and with just one night to go until Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards and less than a month until the Oscars, Birdman's big PGA win makes the hit film the easy the frontrunner this awards season.

Jennifer Lawrence, Kerry Washington, Keira Knightley, Reese Witherspoon and Eddie Redmayne were just some of the big names who turned out for the LA ceremony to support their films and producers. JLaw walked the red carpet with Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer, who was presented with the Producers Guild of America's Milestone Award thanks to his work on films and TV shows like Mad Men, Orange Is the New Black, Precious, Crash, Divergent and of course The Hunger Games movies which star Jennifer.

Birdman star Edward Norton represented the film at the PGAs

Birdman star Edward Norton represented the winning film's cast at the PGAs (WENN)

As well as Feltheimer's award, 12 other gongs were handed out, with Birdman taking home the night's top honour, The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures. Director Alejandro González Iñárritu's acclaimed film, which stars Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton, beat off fellow Best Picture Oscar nominees American Sniper, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything and Whiplash. The win is a huge boost for the quirky film. Since 1989, the winner of the Darryl F. Zanuck award for best producer has a 75% chance of winning the top prize at the Oscars, according to Deadline. And it could be a triumphant weekend for the film, with the Screen Actors Guild Awards taking place on Sunday evening, with Birdman up for four acting nods.

Jennifer Lawrence and Milestone Award winner, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer (WENN)

Elsewhere, The Lego Movie won the award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures following its snub at the Oscar nominations. Producer Dan Lin couldn't help alluding to the Academy Award fail in his acceptance speech, telling the audience that the box office smash film has had “its share of wins and losses.” adding, “the real win has been the friends I've made along the way… so I thank my friends.”

In the PGA TV awards, Breaking Bad was awarded after airing its final season last year while Netflix's Orange Is The New Black finally ended Modern Family's four straight wins of The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy. The full list of winners are below..

The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures:

American Sniper

Birdman – WINNER



Gone Girl

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game


The Theory Of Everything


The Imitation Game star Keira Knightley and her husband James Righton (WENN)

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures:

Big Hero 6

The Book of Life

The Boxtrolls

How To Train Your Dragon 2


The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television:

American Horror Story: Freak Show

Fargo – WINNER

The Normal Heart

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History


The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures:

The Green Prince

Life Itself – WINNER

Merchants of Doubt

Particle Fever


The Theory of Everything leading man Eddie Redmayne (WENN)

The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama:

Breaking Bad – WINNER

Downton Abbey

Game Of Thrones

House Of Cards

True Detective

The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy:

The Big Bang Theory


Modern Family

Orange Is The New Black – WINNER


The Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television:

30 For 30

American Masters

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey – WINNER

Shark Tank

Reese Witherspoon who stars in Wild (WENN)

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Competition Television:

The Amazing Race

Dancing With The Stars

Project Runway

Top Chef

The Voice – WINNER

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television:

The Colbert Report

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Real Time With Bill Maher

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – WINNER

The Award for Outstanding Sports Program:

Hard Knocks: Training Camp With The Atlanta Falcons

Hard Knocks: Training Camp With The Cincinnati Bengals

Inside: U.S. Soccer's March To Brazil

Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel – WINNER

Scandal's Kerry Washington (WENN)

The Award for Outstanding Children's Program:

Dora The Explorer

Sesame Street – WINNER

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Toy Story OF TERROR!

Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass

The Award for Outstanding Digital Series:

30 For 30 Shorts

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee – WINNER

COSMOS: A National Geographic Deeper Dive

Epic Rap Battles Of History

Video Game High School Season 3

He’s not usually one to comment on his personal life, but Pete Wentz was in a vulnerable mood when he stopped by the “Howard Stern Show” earlier this week.

The Fall Out Boy rocker shared that his failed marriage to Ashlee Simpson was doomed when he took some time off from his chart-topping band- "At 31, we'd had all these great years as a band, and then we took time off, and I basically became Mr. Mom. I had the beard, the flannel shirt. I didn't know what my identity was. That factored in. When your identity is what you do, it's hard when you stop doing it. It was the first time where I was like, 'Well, no one's really taking my picture. I'm just basically hanging out with my kid all day. Who cares?' I think when you stop caring about your personal appearance, your personal hygiene, it makes you even more depressed, but it makes you do it more. It's like a vicious cycle."

Pete also cited immaturity as a factor- "I think there's an important thing where you know how to fight, because you can fight with somebody and it's not the end of everything. But if you don't know how to have those arguments, then they become nuclear. And we were doing this all in the public eye, which doesn't help. I would be an idiot to think that I didn't contribute to the unraveling of it. Of course, at first, I'm like, 'This sucks! You bailed on me!' But you get perspective. We have a kid together. Our kid is awesome. He's great."

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