Best Of TV Awards 2015 - Round 2 Semi-Final results and FINALISTS. Best Recurring Actor, Actress and Guest Star.
The 2015 Best Of TV Awards are about to start the Finals soon. The 6th annual BOTVA's are still closing out some polls for the run off round before we advance to the finals. We've already shattered the previous record for votes in the first round combined. With over 487,000 votes. The 2015 BOTVA's all time record of 575,000 votes in a year.
The Semi-Final rounds for Best Recurring Actor, Actress & Guest Star categories took place a couple weeks ago.
Here are the complete results (BOLD nominees have qualified for the Finals)
Best Recurring Actor
BRADLEY JAMES "iZombie" 116
IAN ANTHONY DALE "Hawaii Five-0" 96
CURTIS ARMSTRONG "Supernatural" 96
WINSTON DUKE "Person Of Interest" 65
MIG MACARIO "Once Upon A Time" 60
RICHARD HARMON "The 100" 48
NOAH WYLE "The Librarians" 46
LEE ARENBERG "Once Upon A Time" 36
CAMERON MONAGHAN "Gotham" 34
ANTHONY CARRIGAN "Gotham" 32
FAUSTINO DI BAUDA "Once Upon A Time" 30
MATT RYAN "Constantine" 29
JOHN NOBLE "Sleepy Hollow" 28
EDI GATHEGI "The Blacklist" 27
IAN TRACEY "The 100" 25
TY OLSSON "Continuum" 24
JON HAMM "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" 24
JOSHUA JACKSON "The Affain" 23
STEPHEN LOBO "Continuum" 22
ATO ESSANDOH "Elementary" 22
Qualified Vote total, but did not finish in the top 3 for their show.
actor "Once Upon A Time" 27, Liam Garrigan "Once Upon A Time" 26
Steven Weber "iZombie" 20, Hugh Laurie "Veep" 20, Ki Hong Lee "Unbreakable Kimmy schmidt" 18, Aleks Paunovic "Continuum" 16, Roger Cross "Continuum" 15, Scott Thompson "Hannibal" 15, Omari Newton "Continuum" 14, Aaron Abrams "Hannibal" 14, Tim Blake Nelson "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" 14, Adam McDonald "Rookie Blue" 13, Michael Eklund "Continuum" 12, Patton oswalt "Veep" 12, David Hewlett "Dark Matter" 9, Christopher Heyerdahl "Hell On Wheels" 8, Victor Gaber "Motive" 8
Best Recurring Actress
ANN MAHONEY "The Walking Dead" 160
FELICIA DAY "Supernatural" 138
ALYCIA DEBNAM-CAREY "The 100" 98
MICHELLE BORTH "Hawaii Five-0" 89
CAMRYN MANNHEIM "Person Of Interest" 84
ALYCIA DEBNAM-CAREY "Fear The Walking Dead" 82
CARA BUONO "Person Of Interest" 70
KATRINA LAW "Arrow" 59
CAITY LOTZ "Arrow" 54
SHANTEL VANSANTEN "The Flash" 43
LYNDSY FONSECA "Agent Carter" 38
ROSARIO DAWSON "Daredevil" 38
ANNIE ILONZEH "Person Of Interest" 34
VICTORIA SMURFIT "Once Upon A Time" 33
KSENIA SOLO "Orphan Black" 33
BEVERLEY ELLIOTT "Once Upon A Time" 30
AMY MANSON "Once Upon A Time" 27
RACHAEL ANCHERIL "Rookie Blue" 24
RACHEL NICHOLS "Continuum" 21
NAYA RIVERA "Glee" 21
JESSICA LUCAS "Gotham" 21
Kacey Rohl "Hannibal" 19, Luvia Peterson "Continuum" 18, Kim Dickens "Fear The Walking Dead" 17, Heather Morris "Glee" 16, Dylan Gelula "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" 16, Angelina Celaya "Constantine" 15, Kyra Zagorsky "Continuum" 15, Sarah Silverman "Masters Of Sex" 14, Brianne Tju "Scream" 14, Elizabeth Rodriguez "Fear The Walking Dead" 13, Katherine Isabelle "Hannibal" 12, Monica Potter "Parenthood" 12, Joan Cusack "Shameless" 12, Rachael Leigh cook "Perception" 10
Best Guest Star
EMILY BETT RICKARDS "The Flash" 148
TARAJI P HENSON "Person Of Interest" 104
TRAVIS AARON WADE "Supernatural" 99
TIMOTHY OMUNDSON "Supernatural" 91
ENRICO COLANTONI "Person Of Interest" 84
PAIGE TURCO "Person Of Interest" 80
JULIAN RICHINGS "Supernatural" 80
LUCY LAWLESS "Agents Of SHIELD" 66
STEPHEN AMELL "The Flash" 61
MEGHAN ORY "Once Upon A Time" 50
GRANT GUSTIN "Arrow" 47
EMILY KINNEY "The Walking Dead" 43
MARK HAMILL "The Flash" 41
JOHN NOBLE "Forever" 39
KSENIA SOLO "Lost Girl" 38
WIL WHEATON "The Big Bang Theory" 38
ALEKS PAUNOVIC "The 100" 37
ROBERT KNEPPER "Hawaii Five-0" 36
JAMIE CHUNG "Once Upon A Time" 33
REBECCA MADER "Hawaii Five-0" 26
LEA ZAWADA "The Librarians" 24
SARAH BOLGER "Once Upon A Time" 23
MAGDA APANOWICZ "Continuum" 21
STEVEN WILLIAMS "iZombie" 21
COLIN DONNELL 'Arrow" 20
BEX TAYLOR-KLAUS "Arrow" 20
CHRISTOPHER HEYERDAHL "Gotham" 20
CLARK MIDDLETON "The Blacklist" 20
*RUN OFF VOTE ADDITIONS*
NATE TORRANCE "Supernatural" 148
JOHN BARROWMAN "The Flash" 67
BOB NEWHART "The Big Bang Theory" 45
ALEX KINGSTON "Doctor Who" 28
BETH RIESGRAF "The Librarians" 28
Qualified vote total, but did not finish in the top 3 for their show
Jim Beaver "Supernatural" 73, Ty Olsson "Supernatural" 57, Kathryn Love Newton "Supernatural" 49, Katheryn Winnick "Person Of Interest" 38, Blair Brown "Person of Interest" 30, Quinn Shepherd "Person of Interest" 27, Anthony carrigan "The Flash" 20
Ty Olsson "Motive" 18, Michael Rowe "Arrow" 17, Bex taylor-Klaus "iZombie" 16, Susan Blommaert "The Blacklist" 16, Celina Jade "Arrow" 15, Julian Richings "Hannibal" 15, Kiernan Shipka "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" 15, Ian Tracey "Continuum" 14, zachary Quinto "Hannibal" 14, Emily Hampshire "Rookie Blue" 14, Dean Norris "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" 14, JR Ramirez "Arrow" 13, William B Davis "Continuum" 12, Wil Wheaton "Dark Matter" 12, Ryan Robbins "Motive" 12, Amanda Tapping "Killjoys" 11, Magda Apanowicz "Motive" 11, Robert Knepper "iZombie" 10, Alicia Witt "Elementary" 9, Christa B Allen "Revenge" 9, Keegan Connor Tracy "Bates Motel" 8, Lara Jean Chorostecki "Hannibal" 8, Stephen Lobo "Motive" 8, Ally Sheedy "Motive" 7, Terry Chen "Motive" 5, Mark Harelik "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" 5
The Best Recurring Actor category might be poised to relinquish the dominance that Supernatural has had over it for 4 years. While the show does have 1 finalist in Curtis Armstrong, it seems like he will certainly have some serious competition this year from others on other shows. A bit of a shocker to me, Bradley James from iZombie led voting in the semi-finals. Ian Anthony Dale from "Hawaii Five-0" was tied for 2nd with Armstrong. Winston Duke from "Person of Interest" a 5th place Guest Star finalist last year, finds himself in the hunt for the Recurring honour this year. Noah Wyle, John Noble, Joshua Jackson and Jon Hamm all find themselves competing in this category this year, all previously were finalists in the main actor categories for completely different shows, in the past.
The Best Recurring Actress Category finalists had another minor upset (to me at least) in the semi-finals. Ann Mahoney from "The Walking Dead" a non-factor in round 1 voting where she finished 32nd, led voting this round. Felicia Day from "Supernatural" , the 2013 Winner of this award was 2nd. Alycia Debnam-Carey will have two spots in the finals, one for "The 100" & one for "Fear The Walking Dead". Michelle Borth of "Hawaii Five-0" makes the finals as a Recurring actress this year, after missing out on the finals in the Best Action/Drama Actress category last year. Camren Mannheim led 3 "Person Of Interest" actresses into the finals, along with cara Buono and Annie Ilonzeh. Ksenia Solo, a finalist last year in this category for "Lost Girl" is back with her work on "Orphan Black". Katrina Law, a finalist in this category last year, and caity Lotz, a finalist in the Best Sci-fi/Fantasy Actress category last year represent "Arrow" in the finals this year here. Rachel Nichols "Continuum" makes the finals one last time for her work on the show in its final season, this time in the Recurring category.
The Best Guest Star Category was led by the Winner of the Best Action/Drama Actress category last year. Emily Bett Rickards "The Flash" led voting for the same cahracter that won her the most notable actress award last year, this time on a different show. She was also a finalist last year in this category for this very role, finishing 6th. Taraji P. Henson "Person Of Interest" is a finalist for her work with the character that got her a finalist nod in 2013 in the Best Action/Drama Actress field. Travis Aaron Wade, a finalist for Recurring Actor last year is back in the finals as a Guest Star this year for his work on "Supernatural". Another "Suypernatural" finalist is Timothy Omundson, better known as a 3X finalist for Best Comedy Actor for his work on "Psych". Enrico Colantoni "Person of Interest" is back in the finals again after last year being there in the Recurring Actor category. Julian Richings "Supernatural" gets back into the finals after 1st appearing in this categories inagural award in 2011. Lucy Lawless "Agents Of SHIELD" is back in the finals in this category after finishing 3rd in it last year. Stephen Amell "The Flash" also returns after a 7th place finish last year. Grant Gustin "Arrow" also is back after being a finalist last year. Mark Hamill "The Flash" finds himself as a finalist, fresh off his massive 5 second role in Star Wars The Force Awakens. John Noble is a double finalist this year. With his Recurring honour, and his work on "Forever" he gets a spot in this finals too. Ksenia Solo "Lost Girl" is also a double finalist this year. Her Recurring nod, and her Guest Star nod for "Lost Girl", her 5th finals for this show (3 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Actress, 1 Recurring, 1 Guest). Wil Wheaton "The Big Bang Theory" is back as a finalist after being one for his work on the show in 2012. Robert Knepper "Hawaii Five-0" is back for a 2nd time in the Guest Star category, after being nominated last year for "Arrow" and its his 3rd straight year making at least the semi-finals in this category as he did so in 2013 for "The Blacklist" making him the first ever actor nominated in the same category 3 years in a row for 3 different shows. Rebecca Mader "Once Upon A Time" makes it back to the finals for the first time since 2012 when she did so with her Guest Spot on "Fringe". Sarah Bolger "Once Upon A Time" makes the finals for a 2nd time, last being 2013 as a Recurring Actress. Colin Donnell "Arrow" is back for a 2nd straight year for his work on the show as a Guest Star. Bex Taylor-Klaus the 2014 Best Youth Actress winner, is also back for a 2nd time for her Guest Star work on "Arrow". The 2013 Best Action/Drama Actor winner John Barrowman is in the finals with his work on "The Flash". Bob Newhart "The Big Bang Theory" is in his 2nd consecutive finals for Guest Star.
The Final round of the 2015 Best Of TV Awards will be under way with some categories soon. Each voting round will last 3 to 6 days..
Voting, and a complete list of nominees in all categories can be found HERE
Best Of TV Awards 2014 - Best Recurring Actress Winner - ALAINA HUFFMAN "Supernatural"
The Winner of the 2014 Best Of TV Award for Best Recurring Actress is.... Alaina Huffman "Supernatural"
Alaina Huffman with 624 votes joins the ranks of Julia Maxwell, Rachel Miner & Felicia Day as "Supernatural" alum to win the Best Recurring Actress Award. Just like their male cohorts, SPN has won every single award on the womens side for the recurring categories. Huffman, a repeat finalist in this category, finished 3rd last year. Without Felicia Day or Anna Torv from "Fringe" to compete against this year, she won quite handily ahead of another Supernatural alum Erica Carroll in 2nd with 429 votes. In 3rd, last years 4th place finalist Gillian Anderson "Hannibal" with 361 votes, Anderson held the lead breifly opening day, then was passed by Huffman & never again did the lead change.
In 4th was Katrina Law "Arrow" just ahead of "Lost Girl" star Anna Silk in a very shocking 5th. In 6th was last years 5th place finalist, and this years Best Youth Actress winner, Bex Taylor-Klaus from "Arrow". In 7th, another "Lost Girl" actress Ksenia Solo. Finishing 8th was "Murdoch Mysteries" star Arwen Humphries. In 9th was Celina Jade for "Arrow" just ahead of Alex Kingston, also from "Arrow".
1st ALAINA HUFFMAN "Supernatural" 624
2nd ERICA CARROLL "Supernatural" 429
3rd GILLIAN ANDERSON "Hannibal" 361
4th Katrina Law "Arrow" 187
5th Anna Silk "Lost Girl" 171
6th Bex Taylor-Klaus "Arrow" 164
7th Ksenia Solo "Lost Girl" 121
8th Arwen Humphries "Murdoch Mysteries" 90
9th Celina Jade "Arrow" 77
10th Alex Kingston "Arrow" 70
The 2014 Best Of TV Awards Semi-Finals are now Closed. The Finals for the 5th annual BOTVA's will begin in early 2015.
But 1st we need candidates to compete in the finals.
The results below are for the categories of Best Recurring Actor & Actress
Vote totals are in RED TEXT
Finalists are in BOLD TEXT
Best Recurring Actor
TAHMOH PENIKETT (Supernatural) 419
TRAVIS AARON WADE (Supernatural) 272
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH (Sherlock) 243
BRANDON ROUTH (Arrow) 229
CURTIS ARMSTRONG (Supernatural) 183
KRIS HOLDEN-RIED (Lost Girl) 171
J.R. RAMIREZ (Arrow) 159
MARTIN FREEMAN (Sherlock) 152
KEVIN ALEJANDRO (Arrow) 143
DAVID NYKL (Arrow) 114
ENRICO COLANTONI (Person Of Interest) 94
MICHAEL RAYMOND-JAMES (Once Upon A Time) 78
BILL PAXTON (Agents Of SHIELD) 66, MICHAEL SOCHA (Once Upon A Time) 59, RAPHAEL SBARGE (Once Upon A Time) 52, RYAN ROBBINS (Continuum) 45, KURT FULLER (Psych) 40, ROBIN DUNNE (Defiance) 38, PETER STORMARE (The Blacklist) 36, ADAM COPELAND (Haven) 26
Best Recurring Actress
ALAINA HUFFMAN (Supernatural) 314
KATRINA LAW (Arrow) 247
ERICA CARROLL (Supernatural) 221
GILLIAN ANDERSON (Hannibal) 160
ANNA SILK (Lost Girl) 156
KSENIA SOLO (Lost Girl) 147
CELINA JADE (Arrow) 136
ARWEN HUMPHRIES (Murdoch Mysteries) 136
ALEX KINGSTON (Arrow) 131
BEX TAYLOR-KLAUS (Arrow) 105
SUMMER GLAU (Arrow) 98, MEGHAN ORY (Once Upon A Time) 86, DIANA RIGG (Game Of Thrones) 76, CYNTHIA ADDAI-ROBINSON (Arrow) 68, ZOIE PALMER (Lost Girl) 51, SUSAN BLOMMAERT (The Blacklist) 28
the Recurring Actor category has historically been the "favorite Supernatural Recurring actor" category as 3 different SPN actors have won the title, this year seems like nothing will change there. Tahmoh Penikett & Travis Aaron Wade look like they are in a race to see who will will. Of course, if Sherlock fans ever catch on in the finals, dont count out Benedict Cumberbatch, who because of the shortened seasons of Sherlock finds himself in this category without any complaints from his fans. Brandon Routh from Arrow, Curtis Armstrong from Supernatural and Kris Holden-Ried from Lost Girl all seem like they are within striking distance of making a run at the award as well.
The Recurring Actress category. Historically known as the "favorite Supernatural Recurring actress" category with 3 seperate winners from the show in the past taking the award may be that again. But unlike on the mens side of the category, there does seem to be someone from outside the show looking to play upset. Katrina Law from Arrow finds herself sandwiched between last years 3rd place finalist Alaina Huffman & Erica Carroll from Supernatural in the top 3. 4th place in the finals went to Gillian Anderson from Hannibal, and she finds herself going into the finals again as a 4th place contender. Last years 5th place finalist Bex Taylor-Klaus from Arrow sneaks into the finals by just 7 votes, making it 3 repeat finalists in this category this year. Anna Silk & Ksenia Solo from Lost Girl made the finals, however last years Best Sci-Fi or Fantasy Actress Zoie Palmer did not because of the voting penalties.
I am going to take a moment here to talk about the voting penalties. I had 1 specific person whine A LOT about this. She went thru the trouble of making a long winded excuse why its unfair to Lost Girl specifically and post it on the blog post about the penalties, then when she was proven wrong with my reply, she took back to twitter (where she had badgered me with dozens of tweets PRIOR to the blog post) to bitch & whine about how unfair it is. She then posted a 22 paragraph rant on tumblr, and was again proven wrong with my 37 paragraph reply, and chose to delete my reply from her posts replies. I have no doubt that if this psycho had spent the same time SUPPORTING her favorites, instead of trying to coerce me to ignore the penalties that the shows fans earned, then perhaps the person most impacted by this, Zoie Palmer, would have made the finals of this category. I am quite confident this particular fanbase was capable of scrounging up 60 or so votes, they certainly do most times. To be honest, I thought even with the penalty levied against her, this was still going to be a cakewalk for the actress. Instead, her fans threw a temper tantrum, told people others they werent supporting these awards (like a person with a few 100 twitter followers is a vital endorsement... I dont even think with my 6000 followers I am a vital endorsement of ANYTHING). This 1 particular psycho spent HOURS trying to coerce, bully and defame me to change my mind. As you can see by the results, I did not. Perhaps her, and her supporters, and the fans of THIS SHOW SPECIFICALLY will understand in the future to read rules, and follow them. Instead of, as she put it "ASSUME" things would be how they want them to be. I openly stated I hope these penalties affect at least 1 of the shows candidates from making a finals just to make sure they understand the severity of their punishment... well, they paid for it big time. Choosing the category that they likely valued the most next to best couple to boycott cost them the chance to see their favorite win back to back years in different categories, to be the 1st non-SPN winner of the category. History could have been made. Instead, they whined. Just like Breaking Bad fans did when the show wasnt eligble for the Emmys 1 year, and Fringe fans did last year when their leads were ineligible for the main actor/actress categories, just as Sherlock fans did this year.....wait, correction. I never heard a peep out of ANY of those fanbases over those. Ok, stepping off my soapbox now.
The Finals for these categories will take place in January 2015 HERE
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