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. 59
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    Demi Lovato, Lea Michele, Dianna Agron

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  2. 58
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    added by SaurabhMaheshwari Gina Torres, Meghan Markle, Gabriel Macht

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  3. 57
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    added by kriq07

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  4. 55
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    Katherine Heigl, Sara Ramirez, Sandra Oh

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  5. 54
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    Anders Holm, Adam DeVine, Blake Anderson

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  6. 53
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Peter Sarsgaard, Mireille Enos, Michelle Forbes

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  7. 52
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    Carrie-Anne Moss, Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis

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  8. 51
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  9. 50
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    Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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  10. 49
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    Jeremy Hotz, Peter Keleghan, Karen Hines

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  11. 48
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    Common, Anson Mount, Tom Noonan

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  12. 47
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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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  13. 46
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    added by MikeMorency

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  14. 45
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    Louis C.K.

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  15. 44
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    added by SheilaLynnParker Lauren Graham, Monica Potter, Erika Christensen

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  16. 43
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    added by bojanthebest Claire Coffee, Bitsie Tulloch, David Giuntoli

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  17. 42
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    Mila Kunis, Lacey Chabert, Seth MacFarlane

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  18. 41
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    Julianna Margulies, Alan Cumming, Archie Panjabi

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  19. 40
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    added by mal1 Katey Sagal, Frank Welker, Billy West

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  20. 39
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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Rachel Nichols, A. J. Cook

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  21. 38
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    Jeri Ryan, Elisabetta Canalis, Beth Riesgraf

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  22. 37
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    Sarah Shahi, Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson

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  23. 36
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    Paul Giamatti, Shirley MacLaine, Maggie Smith

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  24. 35
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Antonia Thomas, Iwan Rheon, Joe Gilgun

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  25. 34
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    Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell

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  26. 33
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    Robin Tunney, Amanda Righetti, Simon Baker

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  27. 32
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    Danny DeVito, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie Day

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  28. 31
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  29. 30
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    Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins

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  30. 29
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    Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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  31. 28
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    ranked low on reranks Emily VanCamp, Madeleine Stowe, Amber Valletta

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  32. 27
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    Steve Buscemi, Michael Shannon, Gretchen Mol

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  33. 26
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    Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion, Molly Quinn

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  34. 25
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    NeNe Leakes, Ellen Barkin, Justin Bartha

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  35. 24
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    Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Jon Hamm

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  36. 23
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    Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman

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  37. 22
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    Elizabeth Mitchell, Tracy Spiridakos, Daniella Alonso

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  38. 21
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    added by vagabond365 Lucy Liu, Natalie Dormer, Vinnie Jones

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  39. 20
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    Isaac Hayes, Matt Stone, Trey Parker

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  40. 19
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    Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham

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  41. 18
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    Claire Danes, Morena Baccarin, Damian Lewis

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  42. 17
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris

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  43. 16
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    ranked low on reranks Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell

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  44. 15
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    Eric Roberts, Tom Baker, Paul McGann

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  45. 14
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    ranked low on reranks Yvonne Strahovski, Julie Benz, Mos Def

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  46. 13
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    Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs

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  47. 12
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jennifer Morrison, Jamie Chung, Ginnifer Goodwin

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  48. 11
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    Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Andrew Scott

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  49. 10
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    ranked low on reranks Katie Cassidy, Stephen Amell, Willa Holland

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  50. 9
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    Sofía Vergara, Sarah Hyland, Julie Bowen

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