The Best Of TV Awards 2013 winner in the category of Best Action Or Drama Program is Arrow (CW).
Arrow fans did not fail this program, as the sophmore action drama takes the top award in the action/drama category for best show to go along with their Best Actor win. With 751 votes the show about a crime fighting vigilante & his growing band of helpers put an arrow thru the heart of defending 2 time champion "Castle" which came in 2nd with 508 votes.
In 3rd was "Criminal Minds" with 352 votes.
In 4th was "Elementary". In 5th was "Person of Interest". In 6th was "Breaking Bad". In 7th was "Hawaii Five-O". In 8th was "Grey's Anatomy". In 9th was "The Mentalist". In 10th was "Rookie Blue".
With the exception of a short lead for "Castle" on day 1, Arrow had the lead throught voting.
1st ARROW (CW) 751
2nd Castle (ABC) 508
3rd Criminal Minds (CBS) 352
4th Elementary (CBS) 340
5th Person of Interest (CBS) 318
6th Breaking Bad (AMC) 315
7th Hawaii Five-O (CBS) 299
8th Grey's Anatomy (ABC) 265
9th The Mentalist (CBS) 213
10th Rookie Blue (ABC) 154
The Best Action Or Drama Program, Actor & Actress categories, previously dominated by Castle, seems to have some new blood this year.
Best Action Or Drama Program semi-final voting was led by a 2nd year show, Arrow with 445 votes. The 2X defending champ Castle was 2nd with 257, Hawaii Five-O came in 3rd with 190. Rounding out the top 5 were Person of Interest & Criminal Minds.
The rest of the finalists are - Elementary, Grey's Anatomy, The Mentalist, Breaking Bad & Rooke Blue.
Missing the finals - Rizzoli And Isles by 9 votes, White Collar by 14 votes & Downton Abbey by 17 votes. The 2010 champ Dexter, in its final season finished a distant 31 votes back. Former 2X finalist Burn Notice was 36 votes back.
Best Action Or Drama Actor semi-final voting had 4 lead changes, but "Arrow" star Stephen Amell led with 373 votes. Mads Mikkelsen "Hannibal" came in 2nd with 281 votes. Another "Arrow" star John Barrowman was 3rd with 262 votes. The 2X Winner in this catgory Nathan Fillion "Castle" was 4th & Hugh Dancy "Hannibal" round out the top 5.
The rest of the finalists are - Alex O'Loughlin "Hawaii Five-O", Jim Caviezel "Person of Interest", Jonny Lee Miller "Elementary", Matthew Gray Gubler "Criminal Minds" & James Spader "The Blacklist"
Missing the finals - Shemar Moore "Criminal Minds" by 8 votes, Paul Blackthorne "Arrow" by 17 votes. Simon Baker "The Mentalist" 18 votes out & Colton Haynes "Arrow" 19 votes back. Finalist last year Michael Emerson "Person Of Interest" was 43 votes back & Bruce Campbell "Burn Notice" was 74 votes out. Former 2X finalist Jeffrey Donovan "Burn Notice" was 81 votes back.
Best Action Or Drama Actress category semi-finals was led by "Arrow" star Emily Bett Rickards with 374 votes. In 2nd is the defending 2X champ Stana Katic "Castle" with 250 votes. Back in 3rd was Ellen Pompeo "Grey's Anatomy" with 193 votes. Rounding out the top 5 were Taraji P. Henson "Person Of Interest" & Lucy Liu "Elementary"
The rest of the finalists are - Kacey Rohl "Hannibal", Amy Acker "Person of Interest", Grace Park "Hawaii Five-O", Celina Jade "Arrow" & Kerry Washington "Scandal".
Missing the finals - Katie Cassidy "Arrow" by 9 votes. Emily Deschanel "Bones" 11 votes. Finalists last year Jennifer Carpenter "Dexter" was 39 votes back, Mireille Enos "The Killing" was 41 votes back.
The finals begin TONIGHT. You can vote HERE
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Cagney And Lacey
Dead Like Me
Game Of Thrones
How I Met Your Mother
Law And Order SVU
Married With Children
Murder She Wrote
Once Upon A Time
Person Of Interest
Sons Of Anarchy
Stargate Universe SGU
The Big Bang Theory
The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air
The Walking Dead
The West Wing
Xena Warrior Princess
20 Group winners, and 20 group runner ups were selected to compete in the tournament. A series of run off polls took place, with results set to give those who had the best results in the 1st round of polls the best chance at a spot in the run off votes, while still giving those who didnt do as well in the 1st round of polls a chance still at a spot in the tournament.
Soon, 32 of these names will be eliminated.
Voting has begun, the first group of 8 match ups in TV Shows, and TV characters are here http://canadagraphs.weebly.com/tv-showdowns---show-vs-show-character-vs-character-battle.html for you to vote on.
Below are the results from the voting on the nominees that decided the challengers in this tournament that did not get automatic spots (automatic spots were given to all BOTVA award winners & former May Madness winners)
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