Zap2it Users Vote on the Best (and Worst) on TV in the 'Amy Awards'
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Zap2it's discerning TV viewers have once again sounded off in the "Amy Awards," the annual online event in which they're given the power to select categories, identify nominees and vote for the winners. The awards let users act as critics and recognize the best and worst TV shows, plotlines, characters, and quotes of the last year. "Heroes" was the top vote-getter by a wide margin in the "You Had Me at Hello" category, otherwise known as the Best New Show category. "Veronica Mars," came out on top of two user-selected categories. The drama received one out of every two votes cast in the "Excuse Me, I'd Like My Emotional Investment Back" or Most Beloved Canceled Show category. Its namesake character played by Kristen Bell was also selected as the "Character You Wish You Could Magically Be" or Best Character. Other "Amy Awards" categories this year included the "Kleenex Made a Fortune" category, (Best Tearjerker), "I Was Dead for a Couple of Minutes" category (Most Shocking Moment) and "I Really Shouldn't Be Doing This" category (Best Guilty Pleasure)." For a full run-down of categories and results, visit http://www.zap2it.com/amyawards2007. "Every year, TV Gal lets actual TV watchers have their say," said Brill Bundy, Zap2it's Managing Editor, "And they never abuse the power. Instead, they prove year after year what shows they really care about." TV Gal, known in real life as Amy Amatangelo, writes a weekly television column for Zap2it in addition to doing freelance work for the Washington Post and Boston Herald. About Zap2it Zap2it is the online entertainment destination for TV and movie fans who want to stay connected to popular shows, films, events, celebrities and to other fans. The Zap2it flagship site (http://www.zap2it.com) and extensive network of newspaper and media affiliate partners covering top DMAs provide advertisers deep reach among an influential and engaged audience. Zap2it is produced by Tribune Media Services, a division of Tribune Company (NYSE: TRB). For more information, visit zap2it.com/mediakit. Tribune Media Services' Entertainment Products division is a leading provider of print, online and on-screen entertainment listings and editorial information to newspapers and online media, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. For more information about TMS and its products and services, visit tms.tribune.com. CONTACT: Mark Yamada Marketing Manager Zap2it.com Office: 310.452.6020 Cell: 310.804.0372 Email: email@example.com
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