Person Of Interest (CBS) wins their 1st Best Action or Drama Program award here in their 4th year in the finals. The show about a group of people (affectionately known as "Team Machine" by their fans) who have been helping people with the assistance of an all knowing computer have found themselves in more recent years fighting for their very survival & ours. Starring Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Kevin Chapman and 2015 Best Action or Drama Actress winner Amy Acker, the shows online support has really spiked this past year. While CBS has yet to air any new episodes from this upcoming season to date, the fans are both eagerly awaiting them, and dreading the fact that its been suggested this is the shows last year. With this award, this ties Person of Interest with Arrow (2014) and Supernatural (2013) for most awards in 1 year with 9.
Castle (ABC) the 2X winner in this category finished well back in 2nd for the 3rd consecutive year. Arrow (CW) the defending 2X champion drops from 1st to 3rd. Murdoch Mysteries (CBC) in 4th is up from 9th last year marking the highest finish of a CBC show ever in any category. The Blacklist (NBC) in 5th is the highest finish in this category ever for an NBC program, in only its 2nd year in the finals.
Hannibal (NBC) finishes 6th in its 2nd consecutive finals. Rizzoli And Isles (TNT) comes in 8th in its 1st finals. Criminal Minds (CBS) finishes 8th in its 6th finals. Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) in 9th in its 4th finals. How To Get Away With Murder (ABC) finishes 19th in its 1st year of eligibility for this category.
Gotham (FOX) 11th and Rookie Blue (ABC) 12th both were in their 1st finals.
1st Person Of Interest (CBS) 995
2nd Castle (ABC) 725
3rd Arrow (CW) 314
4th Murdoch Mysteries (CBC) 250
5th The Blacklist (NBC) 194
6th Hannibal (NBC) 163
7th Rizzoli And Isles (TNT) 148
8th Criminal Minds (CBS) 140
9th Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) 130
10th How To Get Away With Murder (ABC) 114
11th Gotham (FOX) 98
12th Rookie Blue (ABC) 54
To see the winners for all categories, you can find them on the 2015 BOTVA page HERE or on the all-time Best OF TV Awards winners page here.
This is the 9th award for Person Of Interest in these awards, and 9th of this year.