With the rush of finale season behind us (sorry, fans of HBO’s Sunday night programming), it’s time to honor the twists and cliffhangers that will keep us talking all summer — for better or worse. After taking reader picks under advisement, we present the official nominees for’s 5th Annual Season Finale Awards below.

Polls will remain open through Memorial Day. Winners will be announced Wednesday, May 28 at noon ET during The TV Editor’s Hour on Entertainment Weekly Radio (SiriusXM 105), and at 1 p.m. ET on

Reminder: These awards honor spring finales only. Episodes must have aired between March 30 and May 21.

Let the campaigning commence. And, of course, massive spoiler alert.

UPDATE: Voting has ended.

NEXT: Funniest Finale, Funniest Moment in a Drama, Best Serious Moment in a Comedy, Best Redemption, and Dumbest Move By a Character Who Should Be Smarter

NEXT: Most Clever Twist, Weakest Twist, Best Fight, Most Disturbing Image, and Cheesiest Effect

NEXT: Best Use of Music, Best Final Shot, Most Rewound Moment, Most Likely to Earn Someone an Emmy Nomination, and Next Year’s Season Pass is Now in Jeopardy