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BSG Wins Saturn Awards… and so do others

On Wednesday night, the Academy of Science-Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films held their 35th annual award show in Burbank, California. More importantly they realized the greatness that is BSG as it won 3 awards in the TV category.

  • Best Cable Series – Battlestar Galactica
  • Best Actor – Edward James Olmos (Admiral Adama, Battlestar Galactica)
  • Best Actress – Mary McDonnell (President Roslin, Battlestar Galactica)

Well deserved awards for what is was arguably the best show on television. Both Olmos and McDonnell deserved these award as they carried Battlestar Galactica in the last season. Their characters were portrayed amazingly. If anyone saw their last scene together in BSG they know the award was well deserved. Too bad the Emmys haven’t given BSG any love in the past. Keep your fingers crossed that this year might be different.

If anyone is interested in the overall results of the Saturn Awards they are after the jump.

THE WINNERS OF THE 35TH ANNUAL SATURN AWARDS

Best Science Fiction Film: Iron Man

Best Fantasy Film: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Horror Film: Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film: The Dark Knight

Best Actor: Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man)

Best Actress: Angelina Jolie (Changeling)

Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)

Best Supporting Actress: Tilda Swinton (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Jaden Christopher Smith (The Day the Earth Stood Still)

Best Director: Jon Favreau (Iron Man)

Best Writer: Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan (The Dark Knight)

Best Music: Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard (The Dark Knight)

Best Costume: Mary Zophres (Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)

Best Make-Up: Greg Cannom (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

Best Special Effects: Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Timothy Webber, Paul J. Franklin (The Dark Knight)

Best International Film: Let the Right One In

Best Animated Film: Wall-E

Best Television Series: Lost

Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: Battlestar Galactica

Best Presentation on Television: The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice

Best Actor on Television: Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica)

Best Actress on Television: Mary McDonnell (Battlestar Galactica)

Best Supporting Actor on Television: Adrian Pasdar (Heroes)

Best Supporting Actress on Televison: Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter)

Guest Starring Role on Television: Jimmy Smits (Dexter)

Best DVD Release: Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer

Best DVD Special Edition Release: Stephen King’s The Mist (2 disc Special Edition)

Best DVD Classic Film Release: Psycho (Universal Legacy Series)

Best DVD Collection: The Godfather-The Coppola Restoration

Best Series on DVD: Moonlight

Best Retro Series on DVD: The Invaders

The Life Career Award: Lance Henriksen

The Lifetime Achievement Award: Leonard Nimoy

The Visionary Award: Jeffrey Katzenberg

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