EWwys 2012: Meet Your Winners!
Best Drama Series
Fringe earns its third straight EWwy for Best Drama — 2012's third tightest race — besting Sons of Anarchy by 1,148 votes. This category had the most votes cast overall (32,750).
Fringe — 31.60%
Sons of Anarchy — 28.09%
Justified — 14.58%
Revenge — 13.78%
The Good Wife — 11.94%
Best Actor, Drama
Hugh Laurie was a six-time Emmy nominee for House but never took home a trophy. This is the first year he's been eligible for a EWwy since the awards began, and he won't leave empty-handed. (Sorry, Timothy Olyphant, we thought this was your year!)
Hugh Laurie, House — 33.55%
Timothy Olyphant, Justified — 24.93%
Andrew Lincoln, The Walking Dead — 22.25%
Charlie Hunnam, Sons of Anarchy — 14.75%
Dustin Hoffman, Luck — 4.52%
Best Actress, Drama
The 2012 EWwys' closest race: Anna Torv scores her second straight win by a margin of 202 votes over reader favorite Katey Sagal, who finished third in the category last year and second in 2010.
Anna Torv, Fringe — 30.77%
Katey Sagal, Sons of Anarchy — 29.87%
Madeleine Stowe, Revenge — 16.18%
Nina Dobrev, The Vampire Diaries — 13.30%
Kerry Washington, Scandal — 9.88%
Best Supporting Actor, Drama
Two-time winner John Noble has been the poster boy for the EWwys, finishing first in 2010 (with 44 percent of the vote in the category) and second in 2009 and 2011.
John Noble, Fringe — 37.49%
John Slattery, Mad Men — 26.85%
Michael Pitt, Boardwalk Empire — 14.68%
Walton Goggins, Justified — 12.83%
Joel Kinnaman, The Killing — 8.15%
Best Supporting Actress, Drama
Fun fact: First-time winner Lena Headey was also a nominee in the inaugural 2008 EWwys for Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones — 38.71%
Kristin Bauer van Straten, True Blood — 26.15%
Erika Christensen, Parenthood — 15.01%
Maggie Siff, Sons of Anarchy — 11.22%
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire — 8.92%
Best Comedy Series
After finishing second in 2010 and 2011, Community finally nabs its first EWwy for Best Comedy with the largest margin of victory in any category this year: 8,933 votes separated it from runner-up Parks and Recreation.
Community — 49.06%
Parks and Recreation — 20.58%
How I Met Your Mother — 15.03%
Louie — 7.90%
Happy Endings — 7.44%
Best Actor, Comedy
Joel McHale nabs his second straight EWwy (he finished third in 2010) with the second-largest margin of victory: 7,234 votes separated him from Parks' runner-up Adam Scott (who finished sixth in last year's Supporting Actor EWwy race).
Joel McHale, Community — 46.40%
Adam Scott, Parks and Recreation — 20.02%
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory — 18.16%
Rob Lowe, Parks and Recreation — 9.16%
Will Arnett, Up All Night — 6.26%
Best Actress, Comedy
Raise Big Lou! Courteney Cox earns her third straight EWwy. How will she celebrate?
Courteney Cox, Cougar Town — 37.90%
Martha Plimpton, Raising Hope — 30.99%
Patricia Heaton, The Middle — 14.99%
Laura Linney, The Big C — 11.14%
Laura Dern, Enlightened — 4.98%
Best Supporting Actor, Comedy
The Community sweep continues with first-time EWwy winner Danny Pudi edging out Parks' Nick Offerman by a mere 573 votes — making it this year's second-closest race. Pudi finished third in 2011 (Offerman took second) and fourth in 2010 (ahead of fifth-place Offerman).
Danny Pudi, Community — 31.83%
Nick Offerman, Parks and Recreation — 29.52%
Donald Glover, Community — 23.05%
Aziz Ansari, Parks and Recreation — 8.46%
Chris Pratt, Parks and Recreation — 7.15%
Best Supporting Actress, Comedy
She finished third last year, but Alison Brie goes to the head of the class in 2012, followed by her Community costar Gillian Jacobs, a first-time EWwy nominee.
Alison Brie, Community — 46.67%
Gillian Jacobs, Community — 17.70%
Casey Wilson, Happy Endings — 17.01%
Eden Sher, The Middle — 10.65%
Zosia Mamet, Girls — 7.96%