In one week, our brother/sister poll received votes from nearly 1500 voters, 60% of which included our winning duo among their up to 5 choices! Also, our top four sets of siblings are all from CW shows! Check out the results below:
#10 – Ellie and Chuck Bartowski (Chuck), with 78 votes!
#9 – Dan and Jenny Humphrey (Gossip Girl), with 85 votes!
#8 – Claire Dunphy and Mitchell Pritchett (Modern Family), with 91 votes!
#7 – Sookie and Jason Stackhouse (True Blood), with 121 votes!
#6 – Simon and River Tam (Firefly), with 162 votes!
#5 – Ross and Monica Gellar (Friends), with 211 votes!
#4 – Annie and Dixon Wilson (90210), with 244 votes!
#3 Oliver and Thea Queen (Arrow), with 269 votes!
#2 – Elena and Jeremy Gilbert (The Vampire Diaries), with 467 votes!
And our winner, #1 – Roman and Sophia (Star-Crossed), with 872 votes!!!
This Monday Madness, vote for your favorite brother/sister duos! While many shows include 3, 4, or more siblings, this poll only focuses on a brother/sister pair – there may be other siblings, but only if they are less of a focus. (I may do a families poll in the future to cover families with multiple siblings like the Bluths.) As in the previous polls, I only included more recent shows, and included both half- and step-siblings, as well as adopted siblings (but not siblings-in-law).
I also did not include siblings when one of them is only in a handful of episodes. My general rule of thumb was going with siblings who had both been in at least 1/3 of the episodes. Be sure to keep that in mind with any nominations!
This poll will be open for one week, and you can choose up to 5 of your favorite TV brother/sister duos. Be sure to spread the word so your favorites will win!
I had a hard time coming up with duos for this list, so I know there are brother/sister pairs I left out! As always, you can cast write-in ballots by leaving a comment, and if I receive several nominations, I may add them to the poll! Want more of a say in what makes it onto the poll each week? Be sure to follow me on Twitter, since I usually ask for nominations for the next Monday Madness the weekend before the new poll.
Without further ado, here’s the poll for this week’s Monday Madness! Voting ends around 12AM March 31st.
Which is your favorite TV brother/sister duo? (Choose up to 5!)
Roman and Sophia (Star-Crossed) (31%, 874 Votes)
Elena and Jeremy Gilbert (The Vampire Diaries) (17%, 468 Votes)
Oliver and Thea Queen (Arrow) (10%, 269 Votes)
Annie and Dixon Wilson (90210) (9%, 244 Votes)
Ross and Monica Gellar (Friends) (8%, 211 Votes)
Simon and River Tam (Firefly) (6%, 162 Votes)
Sookie and Jason Stackhouse (True Blood) (4%, 121 Votes)
Claire Dunphy and Mitchell Pritchett (Modern Family) (3%, 91 Votes)
Dan and Jenny Humphrey (Gossip Girl) (3%, 85 Votes)
Chuck and Ellie Bartowski (Chuck) (3%, 78 Votes)
Casey and Rusty Cartwright (Greek) (2%, 54 Votes)
Frankie and Jane Rizzoli (Rizzoli and Isles) (1%, 40 Votes)
Lindsay and Sam Weir (Freaks and Geeks) (1%, 26 Votes)
Amber and Drew Holt (Parenthood) (1%, 22 Votes)
Ryan and Lisa Shay (Suburgatory) (1%, 17 Votes)
Daphne and J.J. Powell (No Ordinary Family) (0%, 12 Votes)
The CW is the last of the broadcast networks to announce their fall schedule, with some major changes.
90210 moves to Mondays at 8, followed by a shortened finale season for Gossip Girl, and in midseason, The Carrie Diaries.
As I predicted, the CW’s two medical shows are on the same night, with Hart of Dixie on at 8 on Tuesdays, and Emily Owens, MD (formerly First Cut) at 9. A great slot, as the only similar show they’re competing against would be The Mindy Project at 9:30.
Wednesdays, new show Arrow will lead off the night, followed by “finally out of the Friday death slot” Supernatural.
The Vampire Diaries remains on Thursdays at 8, while Beauty and the Beast gets the plum slot following it.
Nikita moves to 9 following America’s Next Top Model, which means competition with Grimm and Fringe, but Supernatural didn’t do too bad in that slot, so there’s hope.
All in all, it seems like a very solid schedule for the CW, and I hope the network’s ratings next fall will reflect that. Cult will be a midseason show as well. For clips of the fall CW shows, click below.
The CW has renewed Nikita for its 3rd season (which also makes a 4th season more likely), and picked up 5 pilots to series: Arrow, Beauty and the Beast, The Carrie Diaries, Cult, and First Cut. No mention has been made of the much buzzed about Hunger-Games-meets-The-Bachelor drama The Selection.
Update: more renewal news! Fellow bubble show Hart of Dixie has been renewed (anyone think they won’t pair it with First Cut?). Also, Gossip Girl was picked up for a shortened 11-episode season 6. Already renewed: Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, and 90210, bringing the CW’s total to 11 hour-long shows. Freshmen dramas Ringer and The Secret Circle have been canceled.
The link below leads to full descriptions of the new shows picked up to series: