2015 Character Cup Stats and Facts










Round 4 Stats:


Characters Advancing to Round 5: Samantha "Root" Groves (7015), Dana Scully (3326), Mickey Milkovich (7195), and Peggy Carter (3140).

Characters Out in Round 4: Kate Beckett (4155), Daryl Dixon (2981), Jamie Fraser (6874), and Buffy Summers (2945).

After Round 4:

Females in contest - 3 / 31
Males in contest- 1 / 33

Network shows - 2
Premium cable - 1
Cancelled shows - 1

Most Voted - Jamie vs. Mickey (14,069) / Root vs. Beckett (11,170)
Closest Polls - Buffy vs. Carter (195 votes)



Round 3 Stats:


Characters Advancing to Round 4: Root Groves (3300), Kate Beckett (1379), Daryl Dixon (2044), Dana Scully (1861), Jamie Fraser (2459), Mickey Milkovich (1734), Buffy Summers (1630), and Peggy Carter (1502).


Characters Out in Round 3: Matt Murdock (1060), The Doctor (1083), Sam Winchester (1828), Leslie Knope (815), Emma Swan (1717), Spencer Reid (1439), Helena (1137), and Tyrion Lannister (1434).


After Round 3:

Females in contest - 5 / 31
Males in contest- 3 / 33

Network shows - 3
Basic cable - 1
Premium cable - 2
Cancelled shows - 2

Most Voted - Root vs. Matt (4360) / Jamie vs. Emma (4176) / Daryl vs Sam (3872)
Closest Polls - Peggy vs. Tyrion (68 votes) / Daryl vs. Sam (216 votes)



Round 2 Stats:


Characters Advancing to Round 3: Root Groves (2717), Matt Murdock (1532), The Doctor (1376), Kate Beckett (1672), Daryl Dixon (1747), Sam Winchester (1884), Leslie Knope (1248), Dana Scully (1747), Jamie Fraser (4506), Emma Swan (2344), Spencer Reid(2637), Mickey Milkovich (2234), Helena (2220), BUffy Summer (2837), Peggy Carter (3051), and Tyrion Lannister (2862).


Characters Out in Round 2: Olivia Dunham (1083), Derek Shepherd (1098), Athos (1200), Sherlock Holmes of Sherlock (1595), Clarke Griffin (1709), Ben Linus (1444), Stiles Stilinski (1113), Patrick Jane (1685), Hannibal Lecter (3543), Vanessa Ives (1872), Kieren Walker (1913), Veronica Mars (2098), Oliver Queen (2213), Damon Salvatore (1471), Sharon Raydor (1798), and Gregory House (2115).



After Round 2:


Females in contest - 8 /31
Males in contest-     8  /33

Network shows -  7
Basic cable -    1
Premium cable - 3
Streaming -      1
International -   2
Cancelled shows -    2

Most Voted - Jamie vs. Hannibal (8049) / Tyrion vs. House (4977) / Carter vs. Sharon (4849)
Closest Polls -  Oliver vs. Helena (7 votes) / Clarke vs. Daryl (38 votes) / Jane vs. Scully (62 votes)






Round 1 Stats:


Characters Advancing to Round 2: Samantha "Root" Groves (2069), Olivia Dunham (923), Matt Murdock (868), Derek Shepherd (977), Athos (974), The Doctor (940), Kate Beckett (1015), Sherlock Holmes of Sherlock (1038), Clarke Griffin (726), Daryl Dixon (930), Sam Winchester (848), Ben Linus (692), Stiles Stilinski (682), Leslie Knope (567), Patrick Jane (1157), Dana Scully (784), Jamie Fraser (1605), Hannibal Lecter (1346), Emma Swan (1393), Vanessa Ives (1234), Kieren Walker (1435), Spencer Reid (1368), Mickey Milkovitch (1370), Veronica Mars (1168), Oliver Queen (976), Helena (737), Damon Salvatore (605), Buffy Summers (745), Peggy Carter (880), Sharon Raydor (876), Tyrion Lannister (707), and Gregory House (892).


Characters Out in Round 1: Sydney Bristow (634), Liv Moore (529), Klaus Mikaelson (654), Cookie Lyon (799), Olivia Pope (740), Norma Bates (406), Jane Rizzoli (575), Donna Paulsen (594), Jethro Gibbs (615), Vincent Keller (875), Catherine de Medici (429), Hanna Marin (476), April Carver (272), Elizabeth Jennings (432), Marty Deeks (401), Henry Morgan (536), Ichabod Crane (952), Skye Johnson (1233), Sherlock Holmes of Elementary (985), Lorne Malvo (507), Olivia Benson (1183), Emily Thorne (815), Barry Allen (1246), Red Reddington (779), Ross Poldark (221), Job (190), Elizabeth McCord (486), Annalise Keating (524), Jessica Huang (198), Sheldon Coopr (664), Temperance Brennan (553), and Sean Renard (254).



After Round 1:

Females in contest - 13 /31
Males in contest- 19/33

Network shows - 13
Basic cable - 3
Premium cable - 4
Streaming - 1
International - 5
Cancelled shows -6

Most Voted - Root vs. Syndey (2,703) / Kieran vs. Olivia (2,618) / Barry vs. Mickey (2,616)
Closest Polls - Daryl vs. Vincent (55 votes) / Clarke vs. Gibbs (111 votes) / Skye vs. Hannibal (113 votes)
Biggest Upset (in contest history) - Mickey Milkovitch (ranked 55) upset Barry Allen (ranked 10)



Final Character Ranking List:

1. Samantha "Root" Groves
2. Mickey Milkovich
3. Peggy Carter (2719)
4. Dana Scully (1600)
5. Jamie Fraser (6874)
6. Kate Beckett (4155)
7. Daryl Dixon (2981)
8. Buffy Summers (2945)
9. Sam Winchester (1828)
10. Emma Swan (1717)
11. Spencer Reid (1439)
12. Tyrion Lannister (1434)
13. Helena (1137)
14. The Doctor (1083)
15. Matt Murdock (1060)
16. Leslie Knope (815)
17. Hannibal Lecter (3543)
18. Oliver Queen (2213)
19. Gregory House (2115)
20. Veronica Mars (2098)
21. Kieren Walker (1913)
22. Vanessa Ives (1872)
23. Sharon Raydor (1798)
24. Clarke Griffin (1709)
25. Patrick Jane (1685)
26. Sherlock Holmes of Sherlock (1595)
27. Damon Salvatore (1471)
28. Ben Linus (1444)
29. Athos (1200)
30. Stiles Stilinski (1113)
31. Derek Shepherd (1098)
32. Olivia Dunham (1083)
33. Barry Allen (1246)
34. Skye Johnson (1233)
35. Olivia Benson (1183)
36. Sherlock Holmes of Elementary (985)
37. Ichabod Crane (952)
38. Emily Thorne (815)
39. Cookie Lyon (799)
40. Vincent Keller (875)
41. Red Reddington (779)
42. Olivia Pope (740)
43. Sheldon Coopr (664)
44. Klaus Mikaelson (654)
45. Sydney Bristow (634)
46. Jethro Gibbs (615)
47. Donna Paulsen (594)
48. Jane Rizzoli (575)
49. Temperance Brennan (553)
50. Henry Morgan (536)
51. Liv Moore (529)
52. Annalise Keating (524)
53. Lorne Malvo (507)
54. Elizabeth McCord (486)
55. Hanna Marin (476)
56. Elizabeth Jennings (432)
57. Catherine de Medici (429)
58. Norma Bates (406)
59. Marty Deeks (401)
60. April Carver (272)
61. Sean Renard (254)
62. Ross Poldark (221)
63. Jessica Huang (198)
64. Job (190)



Original Character Ranking List:

1. Root Groves (Person of Interest)
2. Jamie Fraser (Outlander)
3. Oliver Queen (Arrow)
4. Clarke Griffin (The 100)
5. Stiles Silinski (Teen Wolf)
6. Peggy Carter (Agent Carter)
7. Kieren Walker (In the Flesh)
8. Athos (The Musketeers)
9. Kate Beckett (Castle)
10. Barry Allen (The Flash)
11. Tyrion Lannister (Game of Thrones)
12. Patrick Jane (The Mentalist)
13. Sam Winchester (Supernatural)
14. Damon Salvatore (The Vampire Diaries)
15. Emma Swan (Once Upon a Time)
16. Matt Murdock (Daredevil)
17. Cookie Lyon (Empire)
18. Vanessa Ives (Penny Dreadful)
19. Annaliese Keating (How to Get Away with Murder)
20. Ben Linus (LOST)
21. Dana Scully (The X-Files)
22. Sean Renard (Grimm)
23. Red Reddington (The Blacklist)
24. Donna Paulsen (Suits)
25. Norma Bates (Bates Motel)
26. Emily Thorne (Revenge)
27. Sharon Raydor (Major Crimes)
28. Elizabeth Jennings (The Americans)
29. Daryl Dixon (The Walking Dead)
30. Helena (Orphan Black)
31. Skye Johnson (Agents of SHIELD)
32. Olivia Dunham (Fringe)
33. Liv Moore (iZombie)
34. Hannibal Lecter (Hannibal)
35. Job (Banshee)
36. Vincent Keller (Beauty and the Beast)
37. Leslie Knope (Parks and Recreation)
38. Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory)
39. Spencer Reid (Criminal Minds)
40. The Doctor (Doctor Who)
41. Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock)
42. Veronica Mars (Veronica Mars)
43. Gregory House (House MD)
44. Henry Morgan (Forever)
45. Hanna Marin (Pretty Little Liars)
46. Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
47. Lorne Malvo (Fargo)
48. Derek Sheperd (Grey's Anatomy)
49. Klaus Mikaelson (The Originals)
50. Sherlock Holmes (Elementary)
51. Elizabeth McCord (Madam Secretary)
52. Catherine de Medici (Reign)
53. Marty Deeks (NCIS: LA)
54. Temperance Brennan (Bones)
55. Mickey Milkovich (Shameless)
56. Jane Rizzoli (Rizzoli & Isles)
57. Olivia Pope (Scandal)
58. Olivia Benson (SVU)
59. Jessica Huang (Fresh Off the Boat)
60. April Carver (Chasing Life)
61. Jethro Gibbs (NCIS)
62. Ross Poldark (Poldark)
63. Ichabod Crane (Sleepy Hollow)
64. Sydney Bristow (Alias)




General Stats:

Nominations - 915
Shows with nominations - 242
Characters nominated - 610
Shows with most nominations - Person of Interest and Outlander
Shows with the most nominated characters - Teen Wolf (13), Grey's Anatomy (12), Outlander (12)
Show with the most nominations that did NOT get into the contest - Black Sails (9), Friends (9), AHS (7), Chicago PD (7), Justified (7)


Females in contest - 31
Males in contest- 33

Network shows - 35
CW - 9
ABC - 10
CBS - 8
NBC - 5
Fox - 3

Basic cable - 10
A&E - 1
ABC Family - 2
AMC - 2
FX - 1
MTV - 1
TNT - 2
USA Network - 1

Premium cable - 5
HBO - 1
Showtime - 2
Starz - 2

Streaming - 1
Netflix - 1

International - 6
BBC - 5
Canada - 1

Cancelled shows - 7



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Characters Out in Round 4:





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Possible other stats categories:

Total Votes Cast:
Round 1 = 52,286
Round 2 = 64,564
Round 3 = 26,422
Round 4 = 37,631
Round 5 = 19,859
Round 6 = 55,575
Run-Off Poll = 4319
Last year total = 84,532


Total Votes in Vehicle Contest:
Round 1 = 24,194
Round 2 = 7,877
Round 3 = 3,769


Total Number of Comments (so far):
This year total = 3170 (minus pre and post days)
Last year total = 2,782 (minus pre and post days)


Characters with Least Amount of Votes that Still Moved On:
Round 1 - Leslie Knope (567) / Damon Salvatore (605) / Stiles Stilinski (682)
Round 2 - Leslie Knope (1248) / The Doctor (1376) / Matt Murdock (1532)
Round 3 - Kate Beckett (1379) / Peggy Carter (1502) / Buffy Summers (1630)
Round 4 - Peggy Carter (3140) / Dana Scully (3326)

Characters with the Highest Amount of Votes that Did Not Move On:
Round 1 - Barry Allen (1246) / Skye Johnson (1233) / Olivia Benson (1183)
Round 2 - Hannibal Lecter (3543) / Oliver Queen (2213) / Gregory House (2115)
Round 3 - Sam Winchester (1828) / Emma Swan (1717) / Spencer Reid (1439)
Round 4 - Jamie Fraser (6874) / Kate Beckett (4155)


Characters with Biggest Improvement between Initial Rankings and Final Rankings:

Last Year = Chandler Bing (moved up 35) / Temperance Brennan (33) / Melinda May (32)


Last Year's Cup breakdown:


Total characters nominated: 458 (218 male and 240 females)
Total shows nominated: 170
Total shows represented: 64


Polls with Most Amount of Votes: Finale - Dean vs. Beckett (7,244) / 5.2 - Vincent vs. Beckett (5,169) / 4.2 - Felicity vs. Dean (4,185)
Closest Polls: 2.12 - White vs. Damon (7 votes) / 2.06 - Elijah vs. Reddington (8 votes) / 1.14 - Manning vs. May (13 votes)


Females in contest -33
Males in contest-31

Network shows -31
Basic cable -14
Premium cable -7
Streaming - 0
International -3
Cancelled shows -9

Most Voted -
Closest Polls -
Posted on July 18, 2015 .