The Best Of TV Awards 2013 winner in the category of Best New TV Program is Orphan Black.
Probably the most contested award this year, the New Program category eventually found its winner in the rookie drama about con-woman Sarah Manning (Tatiana Maslany) & her clones. The drama drew rave reviews this year & even saw Maslany nominated for major awards for her portrayal of various versions of the same person. Orphan Black won with 433 votes. Runner up, "Hannibal" had 405 votes.
In 3rd was "Sleepy Hollow" with 399 votes.
In 4th "Almost Human". In 5th "Marvel Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D". In 6th "The Blacklist". In 7th "The Originals". In 8th "The Tomorrow People". In 9th "Under The Dome". In 10th "Dracula".
Day 1 had over 40 lead changes. mainly among the top 4, but The Originals & Agents of SHIELD also held the lead on day 1. Day 2 was Sleepy Hollow & Hannibal with the leads. Day 3 was Orphan Black & Sleepy Hollow. Day 4 saw all 3 of the top 3 lead again. Day 5 was Hannibal & Orphan Black. Day 6 saw Orphan Black open a small lead & never relinquished the lead again, but did get down to as low as 5 vote lead on the final day before a final push to close it out strong.
1st ORPHAN BLACK (BBC America) 433
2nd Hannibal (NBC) 405
3rd Sleepy Hollow (FOX) 399
4th Almost Human (FOX) 334
5th Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) 321
6th The Blacklist (NBC) 241
7th The Originals (CW) 240
8th The Tomorrow People (CW) 187
9th Under The Dome (NBC) 175
10th Dracula (NBC) 114
The Best New Program category has been dominated by drama/action or sci-fi/fantasy programs in the 1st 3 years of its existence, this year is no different as all 10 finalists fit those 2 categories.
"Hannibal" with the slimmest of margains beat out "Sleepy Hollow" 247 to 2465 in the semi-finals. "Orphan Black" was not too far back in 3rd with 226 votes. Rounding out the top 5 were "Agents Of SHIELD" & "The Blacklist"
The rest of the finalists are "Almost Human", "The Tomorrow People", "The Originals", "Under The Dome" & "Dracula"
Missing the finals - "Bates Motel" well back missing by 25 votes, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" was the top comedy in 12th 34 votes out of the race.
The finals will started January 5 , 2014 in some categories.. This category starts later today. You can vote HERE
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