45th Saturn Awards 2019 TV Category Betting Odds

by James Murphy in Entertainment  / July 23, 2019

  • The 45th Saturn Awards ceremony will be held on September 13, 2019 in Burbank, California.
  • The Saturn Awards are presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
  • Academy members include JJ Abrams, Steven Spielberg and James Cameron.

The Saturn Awards are presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. As the name of the presenting academy suggests, the original idea was to honor excellence in science fiction, fantasy and horror films. Simple enough. Since the Saturn Awards debuted in 1973, however, they’ve suffered a severe case of ‘mission creep‘.

To some extent, the broadening of the objective of the Academy and, in turn, the Saturn Awards is understandable and necessary in a pop culture ecosystem that is constantly in a state of flux. For example, in the mid 1990’s, they started to recognize outstanding television programming and the number of television categories has grown over the years. There are now 12 dedicated television categories but this makes sense given the significance of the medium within the context of popular culture. In 2017, they added a dedicated category for streaming programs and six more streaming specific categories are being added this year. That’s an easy addition to justify due to the volume and quality of streaming content available today.

You’ll find extensive analysis on the issues facing the Saturn Awards in our previous post covering the film category odds. The TV category is more of the same. Here are the SPORTSINSIDER.COM odds on the TV categories for the 45th Saturn Awards:

45TH SATURN AWARDS 2019 TV CATEGORY BETTING ODDS

BEST SUPERHERO TELEVISION SERIES

DC's Legend of Tomorrow                               +200
Arrow +350
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger +350
Black Lightning                                 +500
Supergirl                         +700
Gotham                         +1000
The Flash +1000

BEST SCIENCE FICTION TELEVISION SERIES

Westworld                                             +250
Doctor Who +250
The Orville +500
The 100                                 +700
Counterpart                         +700
Krypton                         +1000
Manifest +1000
Roswell, New Mexico +1000

BEST FANTASY TELEVISION SERIES

Game of Thrones                                       -150
American Gods +500
The Magicians +750
Charmed                                 +750
Outlander                         +750
The Outpost                         +1500
The Good Place +1500
The Good Witch +1500

BEST HORROR TELEVISION SERIES

American Horror Story: Apocalypse                     +200
Supernatural +350
What We Do in the Shadows +450
NOS4A2                                 +700
The Walking Dead                         +700
A Discovery of Witches                         +1000
Preacher +1000
Fear the Walking Dead +1000

BEST ACTION/THRILLER TELEVISION SERIES

Killing Eve                                           +200
Better Call Saul +275
Riverdale +350
The Purge                                 +700
The Last Ship                         +700
Mr. Mercedes                         +1000
The Sinner +1000

BEST ANIMATED TELEVISION SERIES

Family Guy                                            +200
Archer +225
Star Wars Resistance +250
The Simpsons                             +500
Duck Tales                         +500

BEST ACTOR ON A TELEVISION SERIES

Seth MacFarlane/The Orville                           +250
Kit Harrington/Game of Thrones +250
Jeffrey Wright/Westworld +350
Bill Pullman/The Sinner                               +500
Sam Heughan/Outlander                         +750
Grant Gustin/The Flash                         +1000
Andrew Lincoln/The Walking Dead +1000

BEST ACTRESS ON A TELEVISION SERIES

Sandra Oh/Killing Eve                                 +200
Emilia Clarke/Game of Thrones +250
Jodie Whittaker/Dr. Who +250
Adrianne Palicki/The Orville +500
Caitriona Balfe/Outlander +750
Candice Patton/The Flash +1000
Melissa Benoist/Supergirl +1000

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR ON A TELEVISION SERIES

Peter Dinklage/Game of Thrones                        -150
Jonathan Banks/Better Call Saul +350
Ed Harris/Westworld +450
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau/Game of Thrones                 +750
David Harewood/Supergirl                       +1500
Lennie James/Fear the Walking Dead             +2500
Khary Payton/The Walking Dead +2500

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS ON A TELEVISION SERIES

Sophie Turner/Game of Thrones                         +150
Gwendoline Christie/Game of Thrones                 +250
Lena Headey/Game of Thrones                    +500
Rhea Seehorn/Better Call Saul +700
Sophie Skelton/Outlander +700
Danai Gurira/The Walking Dead +1200
Melissa McBride/The Walking Dead +1200

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A YOUNGER ACTOR ON A TELEVISION SERIES

Masie Williams/Game of Thrones                        +150
KJ Apa/Riverdale                 +450
Cole Sprouse/Riverdale             +450
Tosin Cole/Doctor Who +700
Cameron Cuffe/Krypton +700
David Mazouz/Gotham +700
Benjamin Wadsworth/Deadly Class +700

James Murphy

James Murphy is a preeminent authority on the international gambling industry and has made frequent appearances in the mainstream media including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes, Entertainment Weekly, CNBC and NPR. He has previously worked as a radio and podcasting host where he broadcast to an international audience that depended on his expertise and advice. Murphy also serves as an odds making consultant for sports and ‘non-sport novelty bets’ covering the entertainment industry, politics, technology, financial markets and just about everything else.

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