AceShowbiz - In its last season, "Fringe" gets so much love from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. The recently-canceled series tops other shows for a series with the most nominations at the upcoming 39th Saturn Awards.
The J.J. Abrams-created sci-fi series nabs 6 noms, including Best Network Television Series. In the category, the show is put up against relatively newcomers "Elementary", "The Following", "Once Upon a Time" and "Revolution", as well as veteran show "Supernatural".
The other five nods are acting honors for "Fringe" stars. %cJoshua Jackson% and %cAnna Torv% are up for Best Actor and Best Actress title respectively. %cJohn Noble% is nominated for Best Supporting Actor, while %cBlair Brown% and %cLance Reddick% join other contenders for Best Guest Starring Role kudo.
Showtime's popular show "Dexter" trails close behind "Fringe" with 5 nominations. It will fight off "American Horror Story: Asylum", "Leverage", "The Killing", "True Blood" and "The Walking Dead" for Best Syndicated Cable Television Series.
Lead actor %cMichael C. Hall% is competing againts Jackson, %cKevin Bacon% ("The Following"), %cBilly Burke% ("Revolution"), %cBryan Cranston% ("Breaking Bad"), %cTimothy Hutton% ("Leverage") and %cAndrew Lincoln% ("The Walking Dead") for the Best Actor prize.
Hall's on-screen sister %cJennifer Carpenter% joins Best Supporting Actress nominees, which also include %cSarah Carter% ("Falling Skies"), %cAnna Gunn% ("Breaking Bad"), %cLaurie Holden% ("The Walking Dead"), %cJessica Lange% ("American Horror Story: Asylum") and %cBeth Riesgraf% ("Leverage").
Also getting multiple nominations are "Breaking Bad", "Falling Skies", "Leverage", "Revolution" and "The Walking Dead" with four apiece.
The annual Saturn Awards present trophies in 20 film categories, 9 TV categories and 4 in-home entertainment categories. The winners will be revealed in a ceremony, which date and location will be announced in the coming weeks.
Best Network Television Series