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List Rules TV shows that aired new episodes in 2012.

Now that 2012 is over, which shows stand out from the past year? Which just need to be wrapped up already? Vote now!
The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
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Actors: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 3

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#3 on The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now

#5 on The Best Current Action TV Series

#2 on The Best Shows Currently on the Air

#2 on The Best Current Adventure TV Series

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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
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11 people just voted on Game of Thrones


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Actors: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 3

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#2 on The Best Current Action TV Series

#1 on The Best Shows Currently on the Air

#1 on The Best Current Adventure TV Series

#1 on The Best Current Fantasy TV Series

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
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American Horror Story


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Actors: Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 2

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#2 on The Scariest Shows on TV Right Now

#10 on The Best Shows Currently on the Air

#6 on The Best TV Shows Streaming On Hulu

#26 on The Best Streaming Netflix TV Shows

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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
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The Big Bang Theory


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Actors: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco

Premiered: 2007

Number of Seasons: 6

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#1 on The Best Current CBS Shows

#5 on The Best Shows Currently on the Air

#1 on What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?

#12 on The Best Fox Comedies of All Time

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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
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Breaking Bad


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Actors: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

Premiered: 2008

Number of Seasons: 5

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#1 on The Best Streaming Netflix TV Shows

#1 on The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch

#25 on Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies

#2 on The Greatest TV Shows of All Time

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
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Arrow


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Actors: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

Premiered: 2012

Number of Seasons: 1

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#7 on The Best Current Action TV Series

#18 on The Best Shows Currently on the Air

#12 on The Best Current Adventure TV Series

#34 on The Best TV Shows Streaming On Hulu

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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
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Sherlock


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Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 3

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#3 on The Best Shows Currently on the Air

#2 on The Best TV Shows Based on Books

#2 on The Best Streaming Netflix TV Shows

#6 on The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch

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Pretty Little Liars is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
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Pretty Little Liars


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Actors: Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 4

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#63 on The Best Shows Currently on the Air

#19 on The Best TV Shows Based on Books

#57 on The Best Streaming Netflix TV Shows

#65 on The Best Current Dramatic TV Shows

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