The unofficial opening of awards season kicked off Friday night with the Hollywood Film Awards, televised for the first time in its 18-year history by CBS. You probably missed it.

Only four million viewers tuned in.

Those who did saw a strange mix of sincere and bizarre moments, including Johnny Depp slurring and cursing through a pre-written speech.

The stars came out in full force for the awards program which features no nominations and a mysterious selection process for the winners. Award recipients are simply introduced from the stage to accept the awards, presumably an indication of award season front-runner status.

The winners:

Film: Gone Girl.

Actor: Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game.

Actress: Julianne Moore, Still Alice.

Supporting actor: Robert Duvall, The Judge.

Supporting actress: Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game.

Breakout performance actress: Shailene Woodley, The Fault in Our Stars.

Breakout performance actor: Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything.

Ensemble: Foxcatcher.

Director: Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game.

Breakthrough director: Jean-Marc Vallée, Wild.

Screenwriter: Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl.

Song: “What is Love,” by Janelle Monae, from Rio 2.

Animation: How to Train Your Dragon 2.

Blockbuster: Guardians of the Galaxy.

Documentary: Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon.

Comedy film: Top Five.

New Hollywood: Jack O’Connell, Unbroken.

Career achievement: Michael Keaton.