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Feb 26

2016/2017: Best Drama Serial

BEST DRAMA SERIAL 2016/2017:

Actually two winners will be awarded in this voting:
– the best drama of the last season
and
– the best new drama of the last season.
( | | ) = paused, (w/c) = wildcard, (n/a) = not available/aired

 

  • 01. (01.) The Americans [FX] (Season 5)
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    02. (n/a) The Handmaid’s Tale [hulu] (new)
    03. (n/a) This Is Us [NBC] (new)
    04. (02.) Better Call Saul [AMC] (Season 3)   
    05. (n/a) Stranger Things [FLX] (new)
    06. (n/a) Legion [FX] (new)
    07. (17.) Rectify [sund] (Season 4)
    08. (n/a) Westworld [HBO] (new)
    09. (n/a) The Crown [FLX] (new)
    10. (03.) Billions [SHO] (Season 2)    
    11. ( | | ) Sherlock [BBC] (Season 4)
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    12. ( | | ) Halt and Catch Fire [AMC] (Season 3)
    13. (08.) Masters of Sex [SHO] (Season 4)
    14. (n/a) Quarry [cine] (new)
    15. (11.) Hap & Leonard [sund] (Season 2)
    16. (23.) Bates Motel [A&E] (Season 5)
    17. (n/a) Sneaky Pete [a] (new)
    18. (15.) Black Sails [starz] (Season 4)
    19. (24.) Ray Donovan [SHO] (Season 4)
    20. (25.) Vikings [H] (Season 4.2)
    21. (n/a) Outcast [cine] (new Season 1 & 2)
    22. (n/a) Good Girls Revolt [a] (new)
    23. (n/a) Taboo [BBC/FX] (new)
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    24. (n/a) American Gods [starz] (new)
    25. ( | | ) Fortitude [SKY] (Season 2)
    26. (w/c) Hell on Wheels [AMC] (Season 5.2)
    27. (10.) Mr. Robot [USA] (Season 2)
    28. (05.) Narcos [FLX] (Season 2)    
    29. (21.) Outsiders [WGN] (Season 2)
    30. (18.) The Affair [SHO] (Season 3)
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    Wildcard (w/c) Bloodline [FLX] (Season 3)
    Wildcard (w/c) Bosch [a] (Season 3)
    Wildcard ( | | ) Broadchurch [ITV] (Season 3)
    Wildcard (w/c) Homeland U.S. [SHO] (Season 6)
    Wildcard (20.) House of Cards [FLX] (Season 5)
    Wildcard (22.) Humans U.S. [4] (Season 2)
    Wildcard (w/c) The Exorcist [FOX] (new)
    Wildcard (w/c) The Good Fight [CBS] (new)
    Wildcard (w/c) The Leftovers [HBO] (Season 3)
    Wildcard (w/c) The Path [hulu] (Season 2)
    Wildcard (19.) Transparent [a] (Season 3)

 

Excluded:
– productions that did not air at minimum 50% of their episodes between July 1st, 2016 and June 30th, 2017 (in case of productions of VoD services like Netflix: since 2014/2015 the release of the season represents the date of the season and will be included, if it gets published – even in June), because they ended or were canceled prematurely, or paused this season (for example 1992 [SKY], Arvingerne [DR1], Bron || Broen [SVT1], Engrenages [C+], Game of Thrones [HBO], Gomorrah [SKY], Jessica Jones [FLX], Luther [BBC], Peaky Blinders [BBC] or Twin Peaks [SHO]),

– productions that underperformed in this competition (3% [FLX], Aftermath [Space], Anne [CBC], 12 Monkeys [Syfy], A Place to Call Home [seven], Aquarius [NBC], Beauty & the Beast [CW] , Bellevue [CBC], Between [City], Call the Midwife [BBC], Class [BBC], Designated Survivor [abc], Doctor Doctor [Nine], Doctor Who [BBC], Doubt [CBS], Emerald City [NBC], Empire [FOX], Fear the Walking Dead [AMC], Freakish [hulu], From Dusk Till Dawn [Rey], Frontier [Disc], Frequency [CW], Goliath [a], Good Behavior [TNT], Happy Valley [BBC], Harlots [itv/hulu], House Husbands [nine], Ice [DTV], Incorporated [Syfy], iZombie [CW], Kingdom [DTV] , Marco Polo [FLX] , Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. [abc] , Marvel’s Daredevil [FLX], Marvel’s Luke Cage [FLX], Mozart in the Jungle [a], Nashville [abc], Notorious [abc], Once Upon a Time [abc], Orphan Black [BBCa], Outlander [starz], Pitch [FOX], Poldark [BBC], Power [starz], Queen Sugar [OWN], Riverdale [CW], Salem [WGN], Scandal [abc], Sense8 [FLX], Six [H], StartUp [crackle], Stitchers [FF], Suits [USA], Supergirl [CBS], Supernatural [CW], The 100 [CW], The Art of More [crackle], The Deleted [Full], The Girlfriend Experience [starz], The Good Fight [CBS], The Halcyon [itv], The Last Kingdom [BBC], The Living and the Dead [BBC], The Man in the High Castle [a], The Musketeers [BBC], The OA [FLX], The Romeo Section [CBC], The Son [AMC], The Strain [FX], The Vampire Diaries [CW], The Walking Dead [AMC], This Life [CBC], TURN [AMC], Tyrant [FX], Umbre [HBOe], UnREAL [Life], Wentworth [SoHo], Youngers [E4], X Company [CBC] or Zoo [CBS]) and

– productions that didn’t air enough episodes/minutes ().

– productions that are considered mini-series, anthology series or dramedys etc. and

– productions with a bigger procedural/“series” than “serial” dramaturgy.

 

» FYI, the winners of recent years:

2015/2016: The Americans [FX] (Season 4) + new: Billions [SHO]
2014/2015: The Americans [FX] (Season 3) + new: Manhattan [WGN]
2013/2014: Breaking Bad [AMC] (Season 5.2) + new: Masters of Sex [SHO]
2012/2013: Breaking Bad [AMC] (Season 5.1) + new: Rectify [sund]
2011/2012: Breaking Bad [AMC] (Season 4) + new: Homeland U.S. [SHO]
2010/2011: Game of Thrones [HBO] (Season 1) + new: Game of Thrones [HBO]
2009/2010: Breaking Bad [AMC] (Season 3) + new: Justified [FX]
2008/2009: Breaking Bad [AMC] (Season 2) + new: True Blood [HBO]
2007/2008: Mad Men [AMC] (Season 1) + new: Mad Men [AMC]
2006/2007: Dexter [SHO] (Season 1) + new: Dexter [SHO]
2005/2006: Six Feet Under [HBO] (Season 5) + new: Big Love [HBO]
2004/2005: The Wire [HBO] (Season 3) + new: LOST [abc]
2003/2004: The Wire [HBO] (Season 2) + new: Carnivàle [HBO]
2002/2003: The Sopranos [HBO] (Season 4) + new: The Wire [HBO]
2001/2002: Six Feet Under [HBO] (Season 1+2) + new: Six Feet Under [HBO]
2000/2001: The Sopranos [HBO] (Season 3) + new: Soul Food [HBO]
1999/2000: The Sopranos [HBO] (Season 2) + new: The West Wing [NBC]