The 2017 Best Of TV Awards winner in the category of is - DEAN WINCHESTER "SUPERNATURAL"
This years winner for Favorite TV Character is Dean Winchester, giving the show their 6th award in this category, and 5th for this character. Dean won with 364 votes. This was his first win since 2013. After 3 consecutive years of being runner up or 3rd, Dean Winchester returns to the winners circle. Dean started his 2017 year being captured with his brother & faking their death, he then lost his memories, had to suffer through the loss of his mother (again), and ended his year in The Bad Place. Just another typical year for Dean Winchester.
Runner Up was last years winner Castiel "Supernatural" with 293 votes. The only other character besides this years winner to be in every finals. Castiel earns his first runner up finish & 4th top 3 finish (1st, 12th, 13th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 3rd).
Third was Dirk Gently "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" with 146 votes. This was Dirks first & seemingly last finals appearance, as the show got canceled shortly after the season ended, just two weeks short of 2018.
Sam Winchester "Supernatural" was in 4th with 140 votes. Sams 7th finals appearance, and 5th consecutive sees him tie his best ever finish from 2010 & 2011 (5th, 5th, 12th, 5th, 4th, 4th). Philip Coulson was 5th with 122 votes. Coulson makes the top 10 for the first time in his 4th consecutive finals appearance (36th, 15th, 22nd).
Lucifer Morningstar "Lucifer" was 6th with 85 votes. Lucifer finishes 6th for the second consecutive year in his only two finals appearances to date. Melinda May "Agents Of SHIELD" was 7th with 78 votes. Melinda makes the top 10 in her 2nd finals appearance (39th) . 2014 Winner Felicity Smoak "Arrow" was 8th with 59 votes. Felicity returns to the top 10 after a steep drop last year in her 5th consecutive finals (26th, 4th, 1st, 4th) Raymond Reddington "The Blacklist" was 9th with 48 votes. This was Reds top finish in his 4th consecutive finals (26th, 16th, 29th). Oliver Queen/Green Arrow "Arrow" was 10th with 40 votes. This was Olivers 5th consecutive finals & 3rd top 10 finish (18th, 7th, 6th, 11th)
1st - DEAN WINCHESTER "SUPERNATURAL" 364
2nd - CASTIEL "SUPERNATURAL" 293
3rd - DIRK GENTLY "DIRK GENTLY'S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY" 146
4th - Sam Winchester "Supernatural" 140
5th - Philip Coulson "Agents Of SHIELD" 122
6th - Lucifer Morningstar "Lucifer" 85
7th - Melinda May "Agents Of SHIELD" 78
8th - Felicity Smoak "Arrow" 59
9th - Raymond Reddington "The Blacklist" 48
10th - Oliver Queen/Green Arrow "Arrow" 40
10th - Bart Curlish "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" 40
12th - The Doctor "Doctor Who" 37
13th - Steve McGarrett "Hawaii Five-O" 33
14th - Mazikeen Smith "Lucifer" 29
15th - Sherlock Holmes "Sherlock" 26
15th - Dr. Shawn Murphy "The Good Doctor" 26
17th - Spencer Reid "Criminal Minds" 25
17th - Liv Moore "iZombie" 25
17th - Negan "The Walking Dead" 25
20th - Captain Hook "Once Upon A Time" 24
20th - Barry Allen/The Flash "The Flash" 24
22nd - Sara Lance/White Canary "Legends Of Tomorrow" 23
22nd - Mick Rory/Heat Wave "Legends Of Tomorrow" 23
24th - Jake Peralta "Brooklyn Nine Nine" 22
24th - Selina Kyle "Gotham" 22
24th - Jane/Eleven "Stranger Things" 22
27th - Lucy Preston "Timeless" 21
28th - Tyrion Lannister "Game Of Thrones" 20
28th - Wyatt Logan "Timeless" 20
30th - Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin "Gotham" 19
31st - Daryl Dixon "The Walking Dead" 18
32nd - Cisco Ramon/Vibe "The Flash" 17
32nd - Nicole Haught "Wynonna Earp" 17
34th - Catlin Snow/Killer Frost "The Flash" 16
34th - Iris West "The Flash" 16
36th - Danny Williams "Hawaii Five-0" 15
36th - Jim Hopper "Stranger Things" 15
38th - Todd Brotzman "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" 13
38th - Jon Snow "Game Of Thrones" 13
40th - Waverley Earp "Wynonna Earp" 12
41st - John Diggle/Spartan "Arrow" 11
41st - Arya Stark "Game Of Thrones" 11
41st - Alex Danvers "Supergirl" 11
44th - Rufus Carlin "Timeless" 10
45th - Penelope Garcia "Criminal Minds" 9
45th - Dr. Sheldon Cooper "The Big Bang Theory" 9
47th - Dr. John Watson "Sherlock" 8
47th - Dembe Zuma "The Blacklist" 8
49th - Dr. Neil Melendez "The Good Doctor" 7
50th - Dr. Claire Brown "The Good Doctor" 5
Deans 5th win in this category was his first in 4 years, tying the record for longest gap between wins in any category. Dean & Castiel are the only 2 characters in the awards history to make the finals in every year. Deans 364 votes is the smallest win total, breakign the 2012 record of 374, also held by Dean Winchester. This is the 4th time Dean Winchester & Castiel have both finished in the top 3 in the same year.
Characters who made the finals for the first time besides the 3rd place finisher Dirk Gently, included, Bart Curlish in 12th, Dr. Shawn Murphhy 15th, Mick Rory 22nd, Jake Peralta 24th, Selina Kyle 24th, Lucy Preston 27th, Wyatt Logan 28th, Danny Williams 36th, Jim Hopper 36th, Todd Brotzman 38th, Jon Snow 38th, Alex Danvers 41st, Rufus Carlin 44th, Penelope Garcia 45th, Dembe Zuma 47th, Dr. Neil Melendez 49th, Dr. Claire Brown 50th.
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