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The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012 

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Updated December 8, 2018 9k votes 699 voters 11.3k views 70 items

List Rules TV shows that aired new episodes in 2012.

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal & Sarah Wayne Callies (AMC)
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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey & Emilia Clarke (HBO)
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South Park is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Trey Parker, Matt Stone & Mary Kay Bergman (Comedy Central)
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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul & Anna Gunn (AMC)
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Dexter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter & David Zayas (Showtime)
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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy & Colin Donnell (The CW Television Network)
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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman & Una Stubbs (British Broadcasting Corporation)
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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon & Alyson Hannigan (CBS)
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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
vagabond365 added Starring Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu & Jon Michael Hill (CBS)
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Justified is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy & Joelle Carter (FX)
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Homeland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin & Rupert Friend (Showtime)
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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott & Evan Peters (FX)
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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Josh Radnor, Jason Segel & Cobie Smulders (CBS)
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Boardwalk Empire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Steve Buscemi, Stephen Graham & Vincent Piazza (HBO)
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Nashville is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Connie Britton, Clare Bowen & Hayden Panettiere (American Broadcasting Company)
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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler & Thomas Gibson (A&E)
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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal & Mark Boone Junior (FX)
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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant & Matt Smith (British Broadcasting Corporation)
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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Simon Baker, Robin Tunney & Tim Kang (CBS)
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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson & Jasika Nicole (Fox Broadcasting Company)
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The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley & Ian Somerhalder (The CW Television Network)
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Mad Men is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss & Vincent Kartheiser (AMC)
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Pretty Little Liars is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson & Lucy Hale (ABC Family)
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Castle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic & Susan Sullivan (American Broadcasting Company)
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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp & Gabriel Mann (American Broadcasting Company)