The 2018 Best Of TV Awards winner in the category of Favorite TV Character is - Dean Winchester "Supernatural".
This years winner for Favorite TV Character is Dean Winchester "Supernatural" (portrayed by Jensen Ackles) with 86 votes, giving him his 6th award in this category (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017 winners). This is the shows 59th award in the history of the BOTVAs. This is his 9th consecutive finals appearance (1st, 1st, 1st, 1st, 3rd, 2nd, 3rd, 1st) which is tied for the the longest run of any nominee in any category.
Runner Up was Lucifer Morningstar "Lucifer" with 76 votes in their 3rd consecutive finals appearance (6th, 6th), making a jump from their back to back 6th place finishes.
Third, Matt Murdock/Daredevil "Daredevil" with 54 votes. This was their 3rd finals appearance (22nd, 36th), makiing a consider jump from their 2016 finish of 22nd.
Fourth Sam Winchester "Supernatural" with 47 votes in their 6th consecutive finals, and 8th finals appearance (4th, 5th, 5th, 12th, 5th, 4th, 4th) finishing 4th for a fourth time. Fifth, the 2016 Winner for this award, Castiel "Supernatural" with 46 votes in his 9th consecutive finals appearance, tying Dean Winchester for the most (2nd, 1st, 12th, 13th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 3rd) .
Sixth had a tie, Oliver Queen/Green Arrow "Arrow" in his 6th consecutive finals (10th, 18th, 7th, 6th, 11th) & Angus MacGyver "MacGyver" with 45 votes in his 1st finals. Eight is the 2014 Winner Felicity Smoak "Arrow" with 40 votes in her 6th consecutive finals appearance (8th, 26th, 4th, 1st, 4th). Ninth, is Raymond Reddington "The Blacklist" with 39 votes in his 5th consecutive finals appearance (9th, 26th, 16th, 29th) tying his best finish from last year of 9th. Tenth, Selina Kyle "Gotham" with 35 votes. This was her 2nd consecutive finals appearance, and 3rd total (24th, 38th).
The Doctor was in their 4th finals (12th, 20th, 20th).
Steve McGarrett was in his 3rd consecutive finals (13th, 9th).
Barry Allen/The Flash was in his 5th consecutive finals appearance (20th, 20th, 18th, 26th)
Oswald Cobblepot was in his 4th finals, 2nd consecutive (30th, 27th, 36th)
Jake Peralta was in his 3rd finals, 2nd consecutive (24th, 46th)
Sheldon Cooper was in his 8th finals, 6th consecutive (45th, 32nd, 27th, 33rd, 16th, 11th, 8th)
Cisco Ramon/Vibe was in his 3rd finals, 2nd consecutive (32nd, 54th)
Nicole Haught was in her 3rd consecutive finals (32nd, 32nd)
Laurel Lance/Black Siren was in her 2nd finals (22nd - 2016)
Alex Danvers was in her 2nd consecutive finals (41st).
Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost was in her 2nd consecutive finals (34th)
Waverley Earp was in her 3rd consecutive finals (40th, 36th)
Sara Lance/White Canary was in her 3rd consecutive finals (22nd, 16th)
Liv Moore was in her 4th consecutive finals (17th, 13th, 10th)
Clarke Griffin was in her 2nd finals (8th - 2015)
Daryl Dixon was in his 5th consecutive finals (31st, 10th, 17th, 21st)
Melinda May was in her 3rd consecutive finals (7th, 39th)
Mazikeen Smith was in her 3rd consecutive finals (14th, 29th)
Negan was in his 3rd consecutive finals (17th, 20th)
Wynonna Earp was in her 2nd finals appearance (43rd - 2016)
First time finalists this year included, Janet, John Nolan, Alicia Clarke, Rosa Diaz, Jack Pearson, Jack Dalton, Jason Mendoza, Lena Luthor, Raymond Holt, Eleanor Shellstrop, Hannah Baker, Cheryl Blossom
1st DEAN WINCHESTER "SUPERNATURAL" 86
2nd LUCIFER MORNINGSTAR "LUCIFER" 76
3rd MATT MURDOCK/DAREDEVIL "DAREDEVIL" 54
4th Sam Winchester "Supernatural" 47
5th Castiel "Supernatural" 46
6th Oliver Queen/Green Arrow "Arrow" 45
6th Angus MacGyver "MacGyver" 45
8th Felicity Smoak "Arrow" 40
9th Raymond Reddington "The Blacklist" 39
10th Selina Kyle "Gotham" 35
11th The Doctor "Doctor Who" 33
12th Steve McGarrett "Hawaii Five-0" 32
13th Barry Allen/The Flash "The Flash" 29
14th Janet "The Good Place" 28
15th Oswald Cobblepot "Gotham" 24
16th John Nolan "The Rookie" 23
17th Jake Peralta "Brooklyn Nine Nine" 21
17th Alicia Clarke "Fear The Walking Dead" 21
19th Sheldon Cooper "The Big Bang Theory" 19
19th Cisco Ramon/Vibe "The Flash" 19
19th Nicole Haught "Wynonna Earp" 19
22nd Laurel Lance/Black Siren "Arrow" 18
23rd Alex Danvers "Supergirl" 17
24th Rosa Diaz "Brooklyn Nine Nine" 16
24th Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost "The Flash" 16
24th Jack Pearson "This Is Us" 16
27th Jack Dalton "MacGyver" 15
27th Jason Mendoza "The Good Place" 15
27th Waverley Earp "Wynonna Earp" 15
30th Sara Lance/White Canary "Legends Of Tomorrow" 14
31st Lena Luthor "Supergirl" 13
32nd Raymond Holt "Brooklyn Nine Nine" 12
32nd Liv Moore "iZombie" 12
32nd Clarke Griffin "The 100" 12
32nd Daryl Dixon "The Wlaking Dead' 12
36th Melinda May "Agents Of SHIELD" 11
37th Mazikeen Smith "Lucifer" 10
38th Eleanor Shellstrop "The Good Place" 9
39th Hannah Baker "13 Reasons Why" 7
39th Negan "The Walking Dead" 7
41st Cheryl Blossom "Riverdale" 6
42nd Wynonna Earp "Wynonna Earp" 6
Dean Winchester winning total of 86 votes is the lowest winning vote total in this category. Previous record was 2017 also by Dean, with 364 votes. The 10 vote margin of victory over Lucifer Morningstar is the smallest, the previous record of 32 when Dean beat Lauren Lewis in 2012.
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