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The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012 

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Updated December 8, 2018 9k votes 697 voters 11.2k 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)
2
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)
3
American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters (FX)
4
The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco (CBS)
5
Arrow is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn (AMC)
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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)
8
Pretty Little Liars is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale (ABC Family)
9
Dexter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas (Showtime)
10
The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
vagabond365 added Starring Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill (CBS)
12
South Park is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman (Comedy Central)
13
Justified is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter (FX)
14
Fringe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole (Fox Broadcasting Company)
15
Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen (ABC)
16
Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith (British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC America, BBC One)
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Homeland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend (Showtime)
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Community is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover (Comedy Central, NBC)
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New Girl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield (Fox Broadcasting Company)
20
Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla (American Broadcasting Company)
21
How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders (CBS)
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The New Normal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells, Georgia King (NBC)
23
Revenge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann (American Broadcasting Company)
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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)
25
Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Shows That Aired in 2012
Starring Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior (FX)