October 29, 2008

TV.Com Elects 24’s David Palmer As President of the United States

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- TV.com, a leading content and community site for TV fans, sent their community members to the polls to cast their vote for which TV President would be best for the next real-life President of the United States. President David Palmer (Dennis Haysbert), the very popular President on 24, was the landslide winner at 44% of the votes. Palmer served as President for the first four seasons of 24, reflecting the duration of an entire, real-life election term.

"With Election day just a week away, it is evident that the TV.com community is already in the voting spirit," said Jeff Clark, Vice President, TV.com. "These polls offer TV fans a fun, complementary experience online which makes them more involved in the characters they admire on TV."

Liberal president Jed Bartlet (Martin Sheen) from The West Wing came in second place with 30% of the votes. Laura Roslin (Mary McDonnell) from Battlestar Galactica and Mackenzie Allen (Gina Davis) from Commander in Chief rounded out the rest of the votes.

   Following are the poll results:        Wayne Palmer (24)                         44%       Jed Bartlet (The West Wing)               30%       Laura Roslin (Battlestar Galactica)       19%       Mackenzie Allen (Commander in Chief)       8%     About TV.com  

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