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The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

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List Criteria: A list of TV shows that will end or have already ended in 2012

This is a list of the TV shows that are ending or have ended in 2012, as voted on by experts and fans alike.

While 2012 hasn't been the bloodbath that 2011 have been with regards to television shows -- remember 'The Playboy Club'? -- there still were a considerable number of shows that saw the light at the end of the tunnel and went for it. Some TV shows ended their runs voluntarily while others went whimpering to the other side. Some cancelled fall 2012 TV shows now include NBC's 'Animal Practice', MTV's 'Jersey Shore' and Showtime's 'Weeds'. They likely won't be the only TV programs to get the axe, however. Shows cost big money. If they don't deliver with ratings quickly, they're gone. It's not exactly fair sometimes, but that's just how it goes. This is a list of all the new 2012 TV shows cancelled so far.

Expect this list of cancelled TV shows in 2012 to be updated. Fox and NBC aren't the only networks that's yanking these shows almost as soon as they start. (When was the last time anyone saw 'The Mob Doctor' on the schedule?) Several new and old programs are already said to be on 'death watch' just a few weeks into this season. Among them: CBS' 'Partners' and ABC's 'Last Resort'. If you're watching these shows, just know there's a very real chance that unless ratings begin to go up, up, up (fast), you might be disappointed if/when they get canned.

And let's not forget that by Spring 2013, shows like 'The Office', 'Fringe' and the talk show 'Anderson' -- which was just announced this week -- will cease to exist. New episodes, at least.

Please rank the canceled 2012 shows from best to worst. And if you don't see your favorite dead TV show, feel free to add it to the list so that others could walk down memory lane with you.

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    House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

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    One Tree Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Chad Michael Murray, James Lafferty, Hilarie Burton

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    Weeds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould

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    Desperate Housewives is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross

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

    Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez

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

    Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra

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    Alcatraz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Jonny Coyne

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    The Closer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds

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    CSI: Miami is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez

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    Ringer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kristoffer Polaha, Ioan Gruffudd

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    Awake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Jason Isaacs, Laura Allen, Steve Harris

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    The Secret Circle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin

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    The Killing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell

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    Who Do You Think You Are? is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012
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    A Gifted Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Margo Martindale

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    Pan Am is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie, Michael Mosley

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    Make It Or Break It is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Candace Cameron-Bure, Susan Ward, Cassie Scerbo

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    Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Ty Pennington, Paul DiMeo, Michael Moloney

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    Gene Simmons Family Jewels is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Shannon Tweed, Nick Simmons, Sophie Simmons

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    Common Law is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Michael Ealy, Sonya Walger, Jack McGee

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    Jersey Shore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni 'Jwoww' Farley

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    Breakout Kings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Serinda Swan, Robert Knepper, Laz Alonso

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    Harry's Law is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Christopher McDonald

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    GCB is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Leslie Bibb, Jennifer Aspen, Marisol Nichols

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    I Hate My Teenage Daughter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Jaime Pressly, Katie Finneran, Kevin Rahm

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    One Life to Live is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Hayden Panettiere, Kourtney Kardashian, Marcia Cross

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    Luck is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Farina, John Ortiz

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    Political Animals is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino, James Wolk

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    Dog the Bounty Hunter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Leland Blaine Chapman, Lyssa Rae Chapman, Duane Lee Chapman

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    Animal Practice is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Joanna García, Bobby Lee, Kym Whitley

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    Fairly Legal is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Sarah Shahi, Michael Trucco, Virginia Williams

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    Hugh Bonneville, Douglas Henshall, Gina McKee

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    Bent is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Amanda Peet, David Walton, Margo Harshman

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    Park Eun-hye, Kingone Wang

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    Best Friends Forever is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Stephen Schneider

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    Are You There, Chelsea? is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best TV Shows That Ended in 2012

    Laura Prepon, Lauren Lapkus, Jake McDorman

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