A major shout out to the peeps behind Crackle.com's game changing web series The Bannen Way. The sexy, serialized drama about Neil Bannen (Mark Gantt), a thief caught between the mob, the cops and a hard on, cleaned up at the 2nd Annual Streamy Awards Sunday night!
The Bannen Way took home the awards for Best Web Drama (Gantt and Jesse Warren), Best Directing for a Drama Web Series (Warren), Best Male Actor in a Web Drama (Gantt) and, as previously reported, Best Editing for a Web Series (Zach Arnold). The Bannen Way boasted several soapy names in its cast, including General Hospital alum Vanessa Marcil as Bannen's partner-in-crime—not to mention sex— Madison; One Life to Live's Brynn Thayer, who appeared as the ghost of Bannen's mom and The O.C.'s Autmn Reeser (aka Mrs. Jesse Warren), as one of a trio of badass, nymphette assassins hunting Bannen.
In other Streamys news, neither of the daytime divas nominated for Best Female Actor in a Web Drama (Crystal Chappell for Venice nor Buppies' Tatyana Ali) walked away with the prize. Instead it was Anyone But Me's Rachael Hip-Flores who took home the award. Hip-Flores keeps racking up accolades for her portrayal of a teenage lesbian in the Strike TV sudser. We Love Soaps also presented the actress with an Indie Soap Award earlier this year. For a complete list of this year's winners visit www.streamys.org. Congrats to all the winners and nominees. The revolution will be webivised!