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.
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