The best in 2018 was headlined by the first season of “Arrow,” which saw the team of The Flash, Supergirl, Superboy and Green Lantern team up to take down an evil organization.
It followed with “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and “The Martian,” and was followed by the debut of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” and “Star Trek: Discovery.”
This season, “Archer” returned to a much more familiar format, with a new season premiering Monday on The CW.
“Archery” was followed last year by “The Blacklist,” and is now in its third season on Showtime.
“Deadline,” which was the most-watched TV show of the year, was the season’s top drama, winning four Emmys, three Golden Globes, and one Bafta Award.
“The Mindy Project” was a solid contender for best comedy, and “Stranger Things” won best animated series for a second season.
The Emmys for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series” and best supporting actor in a comedy series went to Seth MacFarlane and Melissa McCarthy, who won the award for “Saturday Night Live.”
“Dancing With the Stars” came in third place with its season finale, and NBC’s “SNL” won a record-breaking 10 Emmys.
The top drama series of the season was ABC’s “The Middle,” which won two Golden Globys.
“Better Call Saul” came back for its second season, which earned four Emys and four BAs, and won a Golden Globe for best drama series.
The best comedy series of 2018 went to NBC’s new “The Voice,” which scored two Emmys and three BAs for its lead role.
The most talked-about TV show in 2018, “Better Things,” was nominated for best new show, which was given to “Mad Men.”
ABC’s new comedy “Bachelor Party” was also nominated for a Golden Globous for best sitcom.
“House of Cards” was nominated again for a BAFTA, but lost to “Bates Motel.”
“The Good Wife” and ABC’s upcoming “Bones” both won Golden Globas for best series.
ABC’s comedy “Scandal” won two Emys, one BAFTA and one Golden Globe, while CBS’ “NCIS” won the coveted Golden Globe.
NBC’s comedy series “The Flash” won an Emmy for best original comedy series, which it won for its season premiere, which aired Tuesday on The WB.
“Scorpion” was the highest-rated comedy series in history for its first season, earning an impressive 18.8 million viewers.
“Supergirl” and the CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” were the most watched TV shows of 2018, which both won a total of seven Emmys as well as Golden Globals.
The season premiere of “Dance Moms” came to a close with an incredible 13.5 million viewers, making it the most viewed television show in history.
ABC TV’s “NCYCL” won three Emmys this season, the most in the history of the series, and was nominated in three categories.
ABC Television Studios’ “The OA” won four Emos, two BAs and a Golden for its new direction.
“Game of Thrones” and HBO’s “Westworld” were both nominated for three Emys each, while ABC’s drama series “Supernatural” was honored for its fourth season.
“Once Upon a Time” won five Emys.
ABC News’ “Nightline” won six Emmys in a row, including a Golden, for its coverage of the 2017 Super Bowl.
“American Idol” won eight Emmys over three seasons.
CBS’ new reality competition show “The Amazing Race” won 11 Emmys on ABC, including seven for the first time in the series’ history.
“Big Brother” won 10 Emys in a single season, including nine in the new format.
The Golden Globues went to “Glee,” and NBC Entertainment Network’s “Basketball Wives” won one Emmy for a role in a movie.
CBS announced a six-part TV movie adaptation of “Clueless,” which is based on the book by Laura Collins.
“Lizzie Borden” won nine Emmys at the Emmys ceremony, including two for her work as a lawyer in “The Sopranos.”
The Emlen Awards were presented by the Emlen Foundation for American Education and the National Association of School Administrators.