The 2017 Best Of TV Awards winner in the category of Best Sci-Fi or Fantasy Program is - Lucifer (FOX)
This years winner for Best Sci-Fi or Fantasy Program is Lucifer, giving them their 1st award in this category, and the shows 6th award this year, and all time in the BOTVA. Lucifer won with 155 votes. The show that focuses on the devil himself, Lucifer Morningstar had a breakout type year on these awards, and in general. With this years Best Sci-Fi or Fantasy Actor & Actress winners Tom Ellis & Lesley Ann Brandt headlining a cast that includes D.B. Woodside, Rachael Harris, Kevin Alejandro, Lauren German & Tricia Helfer, along with the additions of Aimee Garcia & Tom Welling more recently, the show has watched its popularity grow in the short 3 seasons it has been around.
Runner Up was 5 Time Category Winner, Supernatural with 134 votes.
Third was Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency with 88 votes in their first & only finals appearance as the show was canceled.
The 2016 Best New Program Winner, Timeless was in 4th with 67 votes. Game Of Thrones was 5th with 53 votes in their 5th consecutive finals appearance (4th, 9th, 5th, 5th).
Stranger Things was 6th with 45 votes in their first finals appearance in this category. The 2014 Best New Program Winner, The Flash was 7th with 37 votes in their 3rd consecutive finals appearance in this category (5th, 2nd). Agents Of SHIELD was 8th with 33 votes in their 4th consecutive finals(8th, 8th, 4th). Wynonna Earp was 9th with 24 votes in their first finals appearance. Supergirl was 10th with 22 votes dropping all the way from a 2nd place finish last year.
1st LUCIFER (FOX) 155
2nd SUPERNATURAL ((CW) 134
3rd DIRK GENTLY'S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY (BBC AMERICA/NETFLIX) 88
4th Timeless (NBC) 67
5th Game Of Thrones (HBO) 53
6th Stranger Things (NETFLIX) 45
7th The Flash (CW) 37
8th Agents Of SHIELD (ABC) 33
9th Wynonna Earp (SYFY) 24
10th Supergirl (CW) 22
Lucifer becomes just the 2nd show (2015 Forever - same category) to win a major Show award on its first finals appearance (excluding the first year of the awards). The 11 vote difference between Lucifer & Supernatural is the smallest margin of victory in this category, breaking the 2014 record of 18 between Supernatural & Doctor Who. The total of 155 votes also becomes the lowest vote total to win in this category, breaking last years record of 254 votes by Supernatural. Dirk Gently becomes the 2nd show in the last 3 years to finish in the top 3 AFTER it was canceled, 2015 winner Forever, being the other..Two mainstays in this category, the 2010 Best New Program & 2012 Winner The Walking Dead, and 2011 Best New Program winner Once Upon A Time, both missed the finals for the first time ever.
To see all the 8th annual BOTVA winners this year HERE
To see all of the all time winners you can find them HERE
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