Friday, July 1, 2016

Friday Night Lights Award - Drama Series

The Friday Night Lights Award for Best Drama Series
2009: Friday Night Lights (NBC/The 101)
2010: Friday Night Lights (NBC/The 101)
2011: Friday Night Lights (NBC/The 101)
2012: House (FOX)
2013: The Vampire Diaries (The CW)
2014: Mad Men (AMC)
2015: Better Call Saul (AMC)

2016 Results

10. Shameless (Showtime) 1 point
2nd by Bonz

9. Master of None (Netflix) 7 points
2nd by Marsh

8. Orange is the New Black (Netflix) 7 points
1st by Jaydon

7. The Affair (Showtime) 7 points
2nd by Jack

6. House of Cards (Netflix) 12 points
1st by Lenny

5. People vs. O.J. Simpson (FX) 13 points
1st by Bonz

4. Kingdom (Audience) 14 points
2nd by Loose, T-time, Brady

3. Better Call Saul (AMC) 26 points
1st by Brady

2. Mr. Robot (USA) 26 points
1st by T-time, Marsh, Cecil, Rizzo

1. The Leftovers (HBO) 27 points
1st by Loose, Jack, Larry, Tyson, Tippy

This marks the first best drama series win for The Leftovers and its third win overall, all coming at this year's Poolies.  There have been five years since Friday Night Lights went off the air and there have been five different winners of the Friday Night Lights Award since.

Winner's Breakdown
1st: Loose, Jack, Larry, Tyson, Tippy
3rd: Brady
4th: T-time
No Vote: Jaydon, Marsh, Bonz, Lenny, Cecil, Rizzo


Thursday, June 30, 2016

Greg House Award - Lead in Drama

The Greg House Award for Best Lead Character in a Drama
2009: Tim Riggins (Friday Night Lights)
2010: Greg House (House)
2011: Eric Taylor (Friday Night Lights)
2012: Greg House (House)
2013: Don Draper (Mad Men)
2014: Klaus Mikaelson (The Originals)
2015: Jimmy McGill (Better Call Saul)

2016 Results

10. Stefan Salvatore (The Vampire Diaries) 1 points
5th by Jack

9. Nick Wasicsko (Show Me a Hero) 3 points
4th by Cecil, Jaydon

8. Noah Solloway (The Affair) 4 points
4th by Jack, Larry

7. Cole Lockhart (The Affair) 8 points
2nd by Loose

6. Frank Underwood (House of Cards) 13 points
1st by Lenny

5. Johnnie Cochran (People vs. O.J. Simpson) 13 points
1st by Bonz

4. Jay Kulina (Kingdom) 19 points
1st by Loose, Jack, T-time

3. Kevin Garvey (The Leftovers) 20 points
1st by Larry, Tyson, Tippy

2. Jimmy McGill (Better Call Saul) 21 points
1st by Jaydon, Brady

1. Elliot Alderson (Mr. Robot) 23 points
1st by Marsh, Cecil, Rizzo

This is Elliot's first win at the Poolies, narrowly defeating last year's winner, Jimmy McGill. In the last six years, six different characters have won this award.  

Winner's Breakdown
1st: Marsh, Cecil, Rizzo
2nd: T-time, Larry, Tyson
3rd: Jaydon, Brady
No Vote: Loose, Jack, Bonz, Lenny, Tippy


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Noah Hunter Award - Supporting in Drama

The Noah Hunter Award for Best Supporting Character in a Drama
2009: Ari Gold (Entourage)
2010: Ari Gold (Entourage)
2011: Ornette Howard (Friday Night Lights)
2012: Turo Escalante (Luck)
2013: Doug Stamper (House of Cards)
2014: Mickey Donovan (Ray Donovan)
2015: Mike Ehrmantraut (Better Call Saul)

2016 Results

10. Max Cadman (The Affair) 4 points
2nd by Jack

9. Carl Gallagher (Shameless) 6 points
1st by Bonz

8. Adam Sackler (Girls) 7 points
1st by Jaydon

7. Ricky Jerret (Ballers) 8 points
1st by Tippy

6. Arnold (Master of None) 10 points
2nd by Marsh

5. John Murphy (The Leftovers) 14 points
1st by Larry

4. Ryan Wheeler (Kingdom) 14 points
1st by Loose

3. Keith (Kingdom) 15 points
1st by Jack, T-time

2. Mr. Robot (Mr. Robot) 17 points
1st by Tyson, Rizzo

1. Mike Ehrmantraut (Better Call Saul) 23 points
1st by Marsh, Brady, Lenny, Cecil

This is Mike's second straight win in the category at the Poolies and the first back-to-back winner for best supporting character in a drama since Ari Gold back in the first two years of the Poolies.  It is the fifth win for Better Call Saul in two years.

Winner's Breakdown
1st: Marsh, Brady, Lenny, Cecil
2nd: Jaydon, Tippy
4th: Loose, Jack
5th: T-time
No Vote: Larry, Tyson, Bonz, Rizzo


Veronica Mars Award - Female in Drama

The Veronica Mars Award for Best Female Character in a Drama
2009: Julie Taylor (Friday Night Lights)
2010: Julie Taylor (Friday Night Lights)
2011: Macy Misa (Jonas)
2012: Rebekah Mikaelson (The Vampire Diaries)
2013: Sloan Sabbith (The Newsroom)
2014: Zoe Hart (Hart of Dixie)
2015: Zoe Hart (Hart of Dixie)

2016 Results

10. Rachel Goldberg (UnReal) 3 points
3rd by Loose

9. Gigi (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll) 4 points
3rd by Cecil

8. Alison Bailey (The Affair) 5 points
1st by Jack

7. Tina Morris (Togetherness) 6 points
1st by Bonz

6. Rachel (Master of None) 9 points
1st by Marsh

5. Nora Durst (The Leftovers) 12 points
1st by Brady, Tippy

4. Piper Chapman (Orange is the New Black) 12 points
1st by T-time, Lenny

3. Darlene Alderson (Mr. Robot) 21 points
1st by Cecil, Rizzo

2. Angela Moss (Mr. Robot) 22 points
1st by Larry, Tyson

1. Kim Wexler (Better Call Saul) 24 points
1st by Loose, Jaydon

This marks the first win for Kim Wexler at the Poolies and it is the fourth overall win for Better Call Saul, including the victory for best drama series last year.

Winner's Breakdown
1st: Loose, Jaydon
2nd: T-time, Brady, Lenny, Tippy
4th: Marsh, Cecil
No Vote: Jack, Larry, Tyson, Bonz, Rizzo




Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Marissa Cooper Award - Worst in Drama

The Marissa Cooper Award for the Character you love to hate in a Drama
2009: Jason Street (Friday Night Lights)
2010: Ashley (Entourage)
2011: Kurt Hummel (Glee)
2012: Kurt Hummel (Glee)
2013: Hannah Horvath (Girls)
2014: Maggie Jordan (The Newsroom)
2015: Hannah Horvath (Girls)

2016 Results

10. Sam Healy (Orange is the New Black) 6 points
2nd by Lenny

9. Scarlett O'Connor (Nashville) 6 points
2nd by Larry, Tyson

8. Whitney Solloway (The Affair) 8 points
2nd by Jack

7. Brett Pierson (Togetherness) 8 points
2nd by Loose

6. Debbie Gallagher (Shameless) 10 points
2nd by Cecil

5. Patti Levin (The Leftovers) 15 points
1st by Larry, Rizzo, Tippy

4. Desi Harperin (Girls) 15 points
1st Jaydon

3. Chuck McGill (Better Call Saul) 20 points
1st by Lenny, Cecil

2. Chris Darden (People vs. O.J. Simpson) 20 points
1st by Jack, T-time

1. Hannah Horvath (Girls) 21 points
1st by Loose, Tyson, Bonz, Brady

This is Hannah Horvath's second straight win and third overall for the character you love to hate in a drama.  

Winner's Breakdown
1st: Loose, Tyson, Bonz, Brady
4th: Jaydon
No Vote: Jack, T-time, Larry, Marsh, Lenny, Cecil, Rizzo, Tippy





"One Wedding and a Funeral" Award - Drama Episode

The "One Wedding and a Funeral" Award for Best Drama Episode
2010: "Broken" (House, 601-602)
2011: "Always" (Friday Night Lights, 513)
2012: "Pilot" (Luck, 101)
2013: "Pilot" (Nashville, 101)
2014: "The Crocodile's Dilemma" (Fargo, 101)
2015: "The Heap" (Fargo, 108)

2016 Results

10. "The Panic in Central Park" (Girls, 506) 5 points
1st by Bonz

9. "208" (The Affair, 208) 6 points
2nd by Jack

8. "Living Down" (Kingdom, 209) 7 points
2nd by Brady

7. "Trust No Bitch" (Orange is the New Black, 313) 9 points
1st by Jaydon

6. "The Race Card" (People vs. O.J. Simpson, 105) 12 points
1st by Cecil

5. "From the Ashes of Tragedy" (People vs. O.J. Simpson, 101) 13 points
2nd by T-time, Bonz, Tippy

4. "eps1.8_m1rr0r1ng.qt" (Mr. Robot, 109) 16 points
1st by 1st by Marsh, Rizzo

3. "Nailed" (Better Call Sual, 209) 19 points
1st by Brady, Lenny

2. "I Live Here Now" (The Leftovers, 210) 19 points
1st by Jack, Larry

1. "International Assassin" (The Leftovers, 208) 22 points
1st by Loose, T-time, Tyson, Tippy

The Leftovers earns its first win in the category after Fargo won the award the last two years, but moved over to action for the 2016 Poolies.  It marks the second overall win for The Leftovers at the Poolies following a win for best opening theme this year.

Winner's Breakdown
1st: Loose, T-time, Tyson, Tippy
2nd: Larry
4th: Jack
No Vote: Jaydon, Marsh, Bonz, Brady, Lenny, Cecil, Rizzo

Monday, June 27, 2016

Seinfeld Award - Comedy Series

The Seinfeld Award for Best Comedy Series
2009: The Office (NBC)
2010: Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
2011: The Office (NBC)
2012: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX)
2013: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX)
2014: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX)
2015: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX)

2016 Results

10. The Goldbergs (ABC) 1 points
5th by Jack

9. Brooklyn Nine-Nine 5 points
2nd by Lenny

8. The Last Man on Earth (FOX) 6 points
3rd by T-time, Brady

7. Galavant (ABC) 6 points
2nd by Jack

6. You're the Worst (FXX) 7 points
4th by Larry, Marsh, Cecil

5. Nathan For You (Comedy Central) 12 points
2nd by Jaydon

4. Review (Comedy Central) 18 points
1st by Loose, Jack, T-time

3. Veep (HBO) 21 points
1st by Larry, Marsh, Bonz

2. Silicon Valley (HBO) 26 points
1st by Tyson, Brady, Lenny

1. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX) 38 points
1st by Jaydon, Cecil, Rizzo

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia wins the Seinfeld Award for the fifth straight year and earns its 17th overall award at the Poolies. It's Always Sunny has won the best series award more than any show other than Survivor, which has won it six times for reality competition.

Winner's Breakdown
1st: Jaydon, Cecil, Rizzo
2nd: Loose, T-time, Larry, Tyson, Bonz, Brady
3rd: Jack, Marsh
No Vote: Lenny, Tippy


Cory Matthews Award - Lead in Comedy

The Cory Matthews Award for the Best Lead Character in a Comedy
2009: Tracy Jordan (30 Rock)
2010: Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
2011: Michael Scott (The Office)
2012: Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
2013: Nick Miller (New Girl)
2014: Dennis Reynolds (It's Always Sunny)
2015: Charlie Kelly (It's Always Sunny)

2016 Results

10. Chip Baskets (Baskets) 3 points
3rd by Marsh

9. Phil Tandy Miller (The Last Man on Earth) 8 points
2nd by Brady

8. Nathan Fielder (Nathan For You) 10 points
1st by Jaydon, Bonz

7. Dean Sanderson (The Grinder) 10 points
2nd by T-time

6. Jake Peralta (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) 11 points
1st by Lenny

5. King Richard (Galavant) 11 points
1st by Jack

4. Nick Miller (New Girl) 14 points
1st by Tyson

3. Forrest MacNeil (Review) 17 points
1st by Loose, T-time

2. Charlie Kelly (It's Always Sunny) 21 points
1st by Brady, Rizzo

1. Dennis Reynolds (It's Always Sunny) 31 points
1st by Larry, Marsh, Cecil

This marks the second win in the category for Dennis Reynolds and the third straight for It's Always Sunny following Charlie Kelly's win last season.  This is the 16th win at the Poolies overall for the FXX comedy.

Winners' Breakdown
1st: Larry, Marsh, Cecil
2nd: Jaydon, Bonz, Rizzo
3rd: Loose, Tyson, Brady
4th: Jack
No Vote: T-time, Lenny, Tippy