March BADness: Walking Dead vs. Fargo! Outlander vs. House of Cards!

TV, TV, on the wall… who’s the baddest of them all?

That’s the question at the heart of TVLine’s March BADness Bracket Tournament, a brutal scrum among the most violent, scheming, bitchy, low-down dirty characters ever to grace the small screen.

Love to hate ’em or just plain love ’em, there’s no denying these 64 filthy mcnasties have left an indelible mark on the TV landscape. But treacherous as they are, they’re not about to share their glory.

That’s where you come in. From now through the end of the month, we’ll be putting up two posts per day asking you to winnow down the field to one ultimate villain. So do the dirty deed by heading down to our polls to vote for your favorites (Round 1 voting will be open for 48 hours), then hitting the comments to justify your picks.

Our latest matchups include Fargo‘s Mike Milligan against The Walking Dead‘s The Governor, and Outlander‘s Jonathan “Black Jack” Randall versus House of Cards‘ Frank Underwood.

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE ENTIRE 64-PLAYER BRACKET (then click again for a zoomed-in view) — and keep coming back to TVLine over the next two weeks to see how March BADness plays out. Now ready, set, vote!


Comments are monitored, so don’t go off topic, don’t frakkin’ curse and don’t bore us with how much your coworker’s sister-in-law makes per hour. Talk smart about TV!

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7 Comments
  1. Mr. Tran K says:

    Frank Underwood is the baddest on House of Cards.

  2. Annie says:

    Voted for Frank over Jack because Frank is a nuanced character, whereas Jack is a one-note trope of a “villain” that pushed into the absurd with such frequency you wondered if it was a comedy.

  3. A fan of TV says:

    I am disappointed that Black Jack and Frank Underwood are going H2H in round one! They’re both truly more evil than numerous baddies who’ve already claimed their brackets, IMO.

  4. Elladara13 says:

    Really Frank Underwood is losing?