With the SpoilerTV Awards introduced, it’s time to begin the 2023 Character Cup. Woooo hooo! That is my favourite a part of the summer time hiatus and I hope you’ll be part of me, cheering in your favourite characters and speaking TV. Nicely-written, well-acted characters can transport us to new worlds, encourage us with new experiences, and assist us perceive new views, coming alive till we care about them nearly like actual individuals. The Character Cup highlights and honors all these characters. So replicate again on these characters you simply can’t overlook, from these whose exhibits have lengthy ended to these nonetheless on the air. It’s nomination time!


Word – I can not stress sufficient how essential the nomination part is in your favourite characters to get into the Cup. Some years it takes as few as 3-5 nominations to get in, so speak the nomination stage as much as others and, after all, tell us who your nominations and honorable mentions are within the feedback under. Don’t overlook to learn the nominating guidelines so all yours rely. Finest needs to all your favorites and let the competition start!


The Character Cup works equally to the Episode and Sequence Competitions. 64 characters compete head-to-head, with the winner advancing to the following spherical till just one is left. If you have not participated earlier than, it is merely a solution to present your favourite characters some love and move the time till the autumn season begins. There’s nothing critical about it, so please, get pleasure from.

What’s Completely different:

To incorporate extra fandoms, every present can solely be represented by 1 character and only one character per actor. Additionally, as soon as a personality wins the Character Cup, they’re retired and can’t be part of future Cups. This ensures a brand new victor every year.

The Character Cup additionally has 3 added non-compulsory options. There’s a prediction contest the place you may predict the winners. A mini-contest runs concurrent with the Cup on the finish so extra individuals can keep concerned. Earlier mini-contests included Favourite Opening Credit, Pilot, Automobile, Villain, Theme Tune, One-Season Present, Finale, and TV Animal. Solutions for different mini-contest subjects are drastically appreciated!

My favourite addition although is TV Discuss. Every day there’s a new TV matter to debate so even when you do not have anybody to vote for that day, you may nonetheless be a part of the dialog. When you’ve got any matter options, please nominate them. I am unable to wait to speak TV with you.

1. Only one submission per particular person. In case you submit a number of nomination kinds, ALL of your submissions shall be eliminated. Solely nominations with each the character AND the TV present shall be counted. Please use the character’s first and final identify if you happen to can (not the actor’s identify). If a personality is at all times known as by their nickname, that works too.

2. You must nominate 3-4 TV characters on the identical nomination kind. Any roughly will invalidate ALL of your nominations. They are often exhibits presently airing, these lengthy ended, and the whole lot in between. Solely TV characters from scripted, English-language exhibits or non-English language exhibits coated by SpoilerTV are eligible.

3. Nominating greater than 1 character from the identical present or greater than 1 character per actor will invalidate ALL of your nominations.

4. Please do NOT nominate Jack Shephard (LOST), Dean Winchester or Castiel (Supernatural), Root or Sameen Shaw (Individual of Curiosity), Alex Danvers (Supergirl), Lucifer Morningstar (Lucifer), Lexa (The 100), Malcolm Brilliant (Prodigal Son), Scylla Ramshorn (Motherland: Fort Salem) or Temo Lopez (Mi marido tiene más familia). These characters are already previous winners and due to this fact are ineligible.

5. Nominations will shut round midday CST on June 15.

6. Questions? Ask within the feedback under.


Tentative Schedule:
Nominations – shut round midday CST on June 15
Nominating/rating polls – June 15 or 16 for lower than 24 hours
Prediction contest – begins June 16 and ends June 18
Character Cup – begins June 18 or 19 and ends earlier than July 1