The inaugural March Madness event in 2018 was an intensely fought contest. During the month-long battle royale, passions ran high on the reddit forums and on twitter. Past guests of the show got involved too by running public campaigns in support of their favored candidates, or occasionally even going negative.
As the weeks went on, Blankies began to vote en masse in strange and unexpected ways, and as the field narrowed certain directors picked up support from voters who had championed vanquished candidates. The two midweek minisodes March Madness 2018 Recap - Round 1 and March Madness 2018 Recap - Round 3 serve as a good record of those developments as they happened.
Eventually Nancy Meyers emerged as the champion! Notably she increased her margin of victory in every single round, with more and more voters jumping onto the bandwagon. The 18th seed turned into a juggernaut, and steamrolled the #1 seed in the Finals. The resulting miniseries was Something's Podda Cast, in the fall of 2018.