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Teen TV Madness: Round One Results

First round results are in. Did your favorite show make it to Round Two?

Teen TV Madness: Round One Results

It’s Sunday, SUNDAY, Sunday, TV fans, which means that it’s time to check out the results of the past week’s Teen TV Madness voting. There were a few close races, and perhaps a couple of upsets, but overall, the results seem pretty unsurprising.

The week’s closest match was probably also between the two most disparate shows: Happy Days narrowly beat Misfits with 55 percent of the vote (to 45 percent). I’m pretty sure Nathan would think losing to Happy Days was f***in’ ridiculous. (He’d likely also call Richie Cunningham a wanker if he ever met him in real life … but he would compliment his cardigan.)

The week’s biggest win goes to The Vampire Diaries, which won over fellow CW show The Tomorrow People with 91 percent of the vote. The Tomorrow People still got 50 votes (to TVD’s 517), which is probably at least 25 more votes than I expected it to get.

On a personal note—thank you to those of you who voted for Roswell; it beat Pretty Little Liars for a spot in the second round by 53 to 47 percent. I doubt it’ll get past this round, as it’s now up against TVD, but I’m a happy (Tabasco-loving) camper for the moment.

Let’s look at the updated bracket for Round 2:

Interactive PDF bracket, with links to IMDB, Netflix streaming, Amazon Prime streaming, and past FYA posts, where applicable.


(1) Buffy the Vampire Slayer vs. (8) 10 Things I Hate About You
(5) Degrassi: The Next Generation vs. (4) Smallville
(6) Sabrina the Teenage Witch vs. (3) The Wonder Years
(7) Reign vs. (2) Dance Academy


(1) Freaks and Geeks vs. (8) Gossip Girl
(5) Saved by the Bell vs. (4) The O.C.
(11) The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air vs. (3) My So-Called Life
(7) Awkward vs. (2) Dawson's Creek


(1) Friday Night Lights vs. (8) Skins (UK)
(5) The Vampire Diaries vs. (4) Roswell
(6) Everwood vs. (3) Daria
(7) Doogie Howser, MD vs. (2) Gilmore Girls


(1) Veronica Mars vs. (9) Suburgatory
(5) Boy Meets World vs. (13) Family Matters
(6) That '70s Show vs. (3) Felicity
(7) Popular vs. (15) Happy Days

Last week, we asked you to send in your filled-in brackets—thank you to those of you who sent yours in! Currently, Jennifer A. is leading the pack, and we have a three-way tie for second place with Emilie B., Arielle D. and Zach B. Well done, all!

We’re also running a bracket here at FYA HQ. Posh is currently in the lead, followed by Megan. Mandy W. and I—how appropriate!—are in a tie for third, and Jennie’s currently in fourth. But, really, it’s anyone’s game! (And you can bet I’ll be stumping for votes in the future.*)

*Just kidding.**
**Or am I?

How is your bracket doing? Do you still have a horse in this race? Has your guess on who’s going to come out on top changed at all after the first round?

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.