The Best Of TV Awards 2013 winner in the category of Best Sci-Fi or Fantasy Actress is Zoie Palmer "Lost Girl".
The fanbase for "Lost Girl" has show over the years here they are a passionate bunch. Constantly contenders for show & actress awards, Finally, they have their 1st major award here, as Zoie Palmer takes the 2013 Best Sci-Fi or Fantasy Actress award. With the 2012 winner Jennifer Morrison missing the finals, and the runner up Anna Torv not eligible for the award, Palmer, 4th in 2012, was suddenly a serious consideration for 2013 & narrowly won, beating out "Game Of Thrones" Emilia Clarke by 3 votes, 505 to 502.
In 3rd was Emily Rose "Haven" which I would consider the 2013 break-out show for making an impact here, with 493 votes.
In 4th was Lana Parrilla "Once Upon A Time". In 5th Tatiana Maslany "Orphan Black". In 6th Rachel Nichols "Continuum". In 7th Emilie de Ravin "Once Upon A Time". In 8th Anna Silk "Lost Girl". In 9th Ksenia Solo "Lost Girl". In 10th Lexa Doig "Continuum".
Day 1 Emily Rose took a quick & large lead & held on to it thru most of the voting. Day 5 Zoie Palmer took the lead. Day 7 Palmer & Emilia Clarke shared the lead 6 times between them before Palmer managed to hold on in the end.
Zoie Palmer win by just 3 votes is the smallest in category history. Previous record was 212 in 2012 by Jennifer Morrison.
1st ZOIE PALMER "Lost Girl" 505
2nd Emilia Clarke "Game Of Thrones" 502
3rd Emily Rose "Haven" 493
4th Lana Parrilla "Once Upon A Time" 456"
5th Tatiana Maslany "Orphan Black" 438
6th Rachel Nichols "Continuum" 328
7th Emilie de Ravin "Once Upon A Time" 311
8th Anna Silk "Lost Girl" 308
9th Ksenia Solo "Lost Girl" 171
10th Lexa Doig "Continuum" 159
The Best Sci-Fi or Fantasy Actor, Actress & Program semi-final voting produced a couple minor out of left field shockers.
Best Program Category leader was a finalist for best New Program last year. The Canadian sci-fi cop from the future show "Continuum" beat out former 2X champ "Supernatural" 488 to 446 votes. Not too far back in 3rd is 2X finalist contender "Lost Girl" at 431 votes. Rounding out the top 5, 1st time finalist "Doctor Who" & 2011 best New Program winner "Once Upon A Time".
The rest of the finalists are - "Game Of Thrones", "Haven", 3X finalist "Fringe" & the defending champion "The Walking Dead" who limped in to the finals in the last spot.
Missing the finals - "Grimm" & 2010 finalist "Warehouse 13" were well back at 60 & 61 votes behind.
Best Actor category, after a 1 year anomoly last year that saw a member of The Walking Dead win, seems to once again be going all Supernatural's way. The 2010 Best Actor & 2011 winner of this category Jensen Ackles finds himself in a battle with his co-star, Misha Collins. Collins narrowly beating the 2X champ by just 3 votes 610 to 607. Back in 3rd is "Continuum" leading man Victor Webster at 385 votes. Rounding out the top 5. the 3x finalist Jared Padalecki "Supernatural" & Robert Carlyle "Once Upon A Time".
The rest of the finalists are - Kris Holden-Ried "Lost Girl", Stephen Lobo "Continuum", Eric Balfour "Haven", defending champion Norman Reedus "The Walking Dead", Peter Dinklage "Game Of Thrones" & Tom Mison "Sleepy Hollow".
Missing the finals - 2011 Best Recurring Actor winner Mark Sheppard "Supernatural" 42 votes out, Colin O'Donoghue "Once Upon A Time" 61 votes out. 2011 finalist Ian Somerhalder "The Vampire Diaries" 101 votes out.
Best Actress category, the defending champion is OUT. Hows that for a tough category to crack? Finalist last year Zoie Palmer "Lost Girl" who plays Dr. Lauren Lewis, a regular finalist on our awards & season end contests, led voting in the semi-finals with 462 votes. In 2nd was BOTVA finalist newcomer "Continuum" lead actress Rachel Nichols at 437. Another "Lost Girl" finalist in 3rd as former 2X finalist Anna Silk had 344 votes. Rounding out the top 5 - Emilia Clarke "Game Of Thrones" & finalist last year Ksenia Solo "Lost Girl"
The rest of the finalists - Lots of newcomers Tatiana Maslany "Orphan Black", Emily Rose "Haven" & Emilie de Ravin "Once Upon A Time" & Lexa Doig "Continuum" all in for their 1st time & finalist last year Lana Parrilla "Once Upon A Time" .
Missing the finals - Jennifer Spence "Continuum" by just 12 votes behind her cast mate. Defending champion Jennifer Morrison "Once Upon A Time" came 31 votes short of a finals spot.
The finals started January 5, 2014 in some categories. These categories start later tonight, January 18, 2014 HERE.
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