The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012 TV Programs
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The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012

List Criteria: 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!
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  1. 7
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    Down 168

    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble

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  2. 26
    Up 86
    Down 111

    Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion, Molly Quinn

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  3. 22
    Up 2
    Down 2

    Elizabeth Mitchell, Tracy Spiridakos, Daniella Alonso

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  4. 33
    Up 44
    Down 59

    Robin Tunney, Amanda Righetti, Simon Baker

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  5. 3
    Up 209
    Down 247

    most listed Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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  6. 50
    Up 41
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    Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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  7. 40
    Up 55
    Down 77

    added by mal1 Katey Sagal, Frank Welker, Billy West

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  8. 30
    Up 53
    Down 53

    Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins

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  9. 16
    Up 107
    Down 133

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris

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  10. 39
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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Rachel Nichols, A. J. Cook

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  11. 55
    Up 22
    Down 36

    Katherine Heigl, Sara Ramirez, Sandra Oh

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  12. 48
    Up 21
    Down 49

    Common, Anson Mount, Tom Noonan

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  13. 4
    Up 165
    Down 51

    ranked low on reranks Emma Roberts, Jessica Lange, Connie Britton

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  14. 47
    Up 30
    Down 61

    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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  15. 35
    Up 30
    Down 83

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Antonia Thomas, Iwan Rheon, Joe Gilgun

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  16. 52
    Up 15
    Down 24

    Carrie-Anne Moss, Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis

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  17. 42
    Up 51
    Down 70

    Mila Kunis, Lacey Chabert, Seth MacFarlane

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  18. 34
    Up 83
    Down 99

    Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell

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  19. 10
    Up 111
    Down 43

    ranked low on reranks Katie Cassidy, Stephen Amell, Willa Holland

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  20. 25
    Up 81
    Down 63

    NeNe Leakes, Ellen Barkin, Justin Bartha

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  21. 21
    Up 66
    Down 40

    added by vagabond365 Lucy Liu, Natalie Dormer, Vinnie Jones

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  22. 36
    Up 34
    Down 60

    Paul Giamatti, Shirley MacLaine, Maggie Smith

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  23. 29
    Up 102
    Down 133

    Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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  24. 53
    Up 2
    Down 19

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Peter Sarsgaard, Mireille Enos, Michelle Forbes

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  25. 58
    Up 3
    Down 8

    added by SaurabhMaheshwari Gina Torres, Meghan Markle, Gabriel Macht

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  26. 46
    Up 16
    Down 48

    added by MikeMorency

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  27. 54
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    Anders Holm, Adam DeVine, Blake Anderson

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  28. 37
    Up 52
    Down 64

    Sarah Shahi, Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson

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  29. 49
    Up 37
    Down 70

    Jeremy Hotz, Peter Keleghan, Karen Hines

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  30. 8
    Up 123
    Down 172

    Zooey Deschanel, Hannah Simone, Max Greenfield

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  31. 1
    Up 231
    Down 195

    the people's #1 Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer

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  32. 2
    Up 261
    Down 94

    ranked low on reranks Lauren Cohan, Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln

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  33. 44
    Up 24
    Down 44

    added by SheilaLynnParker Lauren Graham, Monica Potter, Erika Christensen

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  34. 27
    Up 84
    Down 104

    Steve Buscemi, Michael Shannon, Gretchen Mol

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  35. 45
    Up 36
    Down 63

    Louis C.K.

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  36. 57
    Up 12
    Down 20

    added by kriq07

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  37. 41
    Up 33
    Down 74

    Julianna Margulies, Alan Cumming, Archie Panjabi

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  38. 43
    Up 14
    Down 23

    added by bojanthebest Claire Coffee, Bitsie Tulloch, David Giuntoli

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  39. 12
    Up 86
    Down 139

    Jennifer Morrison, Jamie Chung, Ginnifer Goodwin

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  40. 28
    Up 94
    Down 63

    ranked low on reranks Emily VanCamp, Madeleine Stowe, Amber Valletta

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  41. 6
    Up 121
    Down 139

    Timothy Olyphant, Alicia Witt, Natalie Zea

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  42. 5
    Up 215
    Down 176

    Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Giancarlo Esposito

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  43. 51
    Up 16
    Down 26

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  44. 23
    Up 115
    Down 136

    Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman

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  45. 17
    Up 98
    Down 61

    ranked low on reranks Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell

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  46. 38
    Up 22
    Down 44

    Jeri Ryan, Elisabetta Canalis, Beth Riesgraf

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  47. 24
    Up 80
    Down 110

    Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Jon Hamm

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  48. 15
    Up 119
    Down 150

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Eric Roberts, Tom Baker, Paul McGann

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  49. 11
    Up 150
    Down 149

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Andrew Scott

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  50. 14
    Up 171
    Down 124

    ranked low on reranks Yvonne Strahovski, Julie Benz, Mos Def

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