London, May 12 : 'Pushing Daisies' star Anna Friel has been voted TV's sexiest leading woman.
One in five have the hots for Friel, a poll carried out by the Hallmark Channel revealed, reports the Daily Record.
Eva Longoria of 'Desperate Housewives' followed Friel in the sexiest female TV character top 10.
Evangeline Lily, who plays Kate Austin in 'Lost' was at number three while 'Heroes' star Hayden Panettiere was at the fourth spot.
Rounding off the top five was Rose Byrne, who plays Ellen Parson in 'Damages'.
More than 1,600 TV viewers took part in the survey, which was aimed at examining the effects of sex appeal on keeping people hooked on their favourite TV shows.
The recipe for sexiness in a TV character was thought to include charisma (38 percent), looking great (36 percent) and not playing by the rules (12 percent).
TV's top ten sexiest leading women
1 Anna Friel as Chuck Charles in Pushing Daisies
2 Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives
3 Evangeline Lily as Kate Austin in Lost
4Hayden Panettiere as Claire Bennet in Heroes
5 Rose Byrne as Ellen Parson in Damages
6 Michelle Ryanas Jaime Sommers in The Bionic Woman
7 Keeley Hawesas DI Alex Drake in Ashes To Ashes
8 Courtney Cox as Lucy Spiller in Dirt
9 Jaime Murray as Stacie Monroe in Hustle
10 Kirsten Kreuk as Lana Lang in Smallville