'Revolution' and 'The Walking Dead' Among TV Winners at 2013 Saturn Awards
"Revolution" and "The Walking Dead" are the Best Network Television Series and the Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series respectively in 2013, according to the Academy Of Science Fiction, Horror & Fantasy Films. The two shows were among the winners in TV field at the 39th Annual Saturn Awards, which was held Wednesday night, June 26 in Burbank, Calif.
"Walking Dead" earned another nod through Laurie Holden, who was named Best Supporting Actress on Television. Holden, whose character Andrea was killed off at the end of "Walking Dead" season 3, defeated the likes of Anna Gunn, Jennifer Carpenter and Jessica Lange for the prize.
Also taking home multiple awards from the annual prize-giving event was "Breaking Bad". In addition to claiming the Best Presentation on Television title, the AMC crime series led Bryan Cranston to win Best Actor on Television award. He had to share the title with "The Following" star Kevin Bacon.
Cranston's co-star Jonathan Banks snatched Best Supporting Actor on Television gong. Meanwhile, series creator Vince Gilligan was honored with the Dan Curtis Legacy Award.
"Teen Wolf" was dubbed Best Youth-Oriented Series on Television. Other TV winners at the event were Anna Torv ("Fringe") and Yvonne Strahovski ("Dexter").
Honoring TV shows, movies and DVDs in science fiction, fantasy and horror genres, this year's Saturn Awards also presented special achievement awards, including The Lifetime Achievement Award to William Friedkin, and The Visionary Award to the recently deceased author Richard Matheson among others.
TV Winners of 2013 Saturn Awards
- Best Network Television Series: "Revolution"
- Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: "The Walking Dead"
- Best Presentation on Television: "Breaking Bad"
- Best Youth-Oriented Series on Television: "Teen Wolf"
- Best Actor on Television: Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"), Kevin Bacon ("The Following") - tie
- Best Actress on Television: Anna Torv ("Fringe")
- Best Supporting Actor on Television: Jonathan Banks ("Breaking Bad")
- Best Supporting Actress on Television: Laurie Holden ("The Walking Dead")
- Best Guest Star on Television: Yvonne Strahovski ("Dexter")
- The Lifetime Achievement Award: William Friedkin
- The Dan Curtis Legacy Award: Vince Gilligan
- The Visionary Award: Richard Matheson
- The Life Career Award: Jonathan Frakes
- Theater Showcase Award: "Silence! The Musical"
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