TV Madness 2018: Hawaii Five-0, Wynonna Earp face off in round 1

TV Madness 2018Welcome to another edition of our third annual TV Madness Tournament! This is a fun annual tradition here at CarterMatt where we have some fun, engaging battles between various shows looking to make it all the way to the final round on March 28.

Above, you can see our full bracket, complete with entries, their seeds, and start/end dates. Once you are within the bracket, the dates listed are when the previous poll ends and the next one begins! We’ve got a great group of shows taking part this year, with some newbies as well as others who have been a part of the tournament every single year. The voting rules are pretty simple — you can vote however often you would like on however many devices that you would like! If you are on mobile and you are having a problem seeing the poll at the bottom of the article for whatever reason, be sure to click to view the non-AMP version of the page at the bottom of the article.

In today’s edition we have a particularly interesting showdown between two shows in Hawaii Five-0 and Wynonna Earp who each have potential to make it pretty far. In the case of the former, you’ve got a fairly stable competitor on CarterMatt and a show that advanced fairly far into the tournament last year. Meanwhile, with the other you have a first-time entrant but also a show with some of the most devoted fans out there. Even though there is clearly an underdog between the two, anything can happen once the voting officially begins!

With that, let’s get to breaking down these entries further. Voting for this round remains open until Sunday, March 18 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific time.

Hawaii Five-0 (#1 seed) – Its success both in TV Madness 2017 and other polls in the past have enabled it to be a top seed this year; beyond just that, though, Hawaii Five-0 deserves an immense amount of praise. Despite having a good bit of cast turnover following the exits of Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, Hawaii Five-0 has managed to keep itself one of the strongest and most-compelling series on television. It is doing a number of interesting things and we’re interested in seeing if this continues now moving into the end of this season and potentially season 9.

Wynonna Earp (#8 seed) – As someone who really started to check out the show last year, it was impressive seeing just how much action, humor, and passion was put into almost every episode. It’s a show that makes you feel a full gamut of emotions and when it comes to genre and style, it’s of a rare breed. We’ve gotten to see the passion of Earpers on a few occasions already, so with the Syfy series in the tournament this year you have to believe there is a reasonably-good chance that the series could pull off some sort of epic upset.

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Now, it’s your turn

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