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The Best New TV Shows of 2013 

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List Rules Television shows that premiered between January 1 and December 31, 2013

The best new TV shows of 2013 include several dramas, a few comedies and a slew of original programming. Some of the shows listed here are midseason programs. Either they're replacing shows that were canceled in the fall of 2012, or they're entirely new shows that a network is adding to spice up programming. Either way, they're listed here. Which of these new 2013 TV shows is the best? That's up to you to decide with your votes.

Some of the 2013 TV shows listed here have already premiered, including the CW's 'The Carrie Diaries' and NBC's comedy '1600 Penn.' Did you like the shows? Hate them? This is your chance to sound off about what you thought, via an up or down vote for each TV show.

Some of the most highly anticipated 2013 shows include FOX's new drama 'The Following,' starring Kevin Bacon as an FBI agent who tries to track down a serial killer. FX has another promising drama making a debut in 2013, 'The Americans,' starring Keri Russell as a suburban housewife who is actually a Russian sleeper spy. NBC debuts 'Hannibal' in 2013, starring Hugh Dancey as an FBI profiler who teams up with Hannibal Lecter to hunt a serial killer. Sound intriguing?

Also, if comedy TV is your thing, ABC has a couple of 2013 sitcoms debuting: 'How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)' and 'The Family Tools.' FOX also has a midseason show, 'The Goodwin Games,' on tap.

As these new 2013 TV shows make their respective debuts, be sure to vote for or against them, and of course, add any great shows that might be missing.
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Hannibal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas
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House of Cards is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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Kevin Spacey, Michel Gill, Robin Wright
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Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Shawn Ashmore
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The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff
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Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen
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The Americans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Maximiliano Hernández
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Orange Is the New Black ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning
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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Nina Lisandrello
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Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Alexander Koch
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Almost Human is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly
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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell
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Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton
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Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot
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Sleepy Hollow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Lyndie Greenwood
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Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt
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The Carrie Diaries is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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AnnaSophia Robb, Austin Butler, Ellen Wong
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Keith David, Roma Downey, Diogo Morgado
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Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston
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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann
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Da Vinci's Demons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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Tom Riley, Gregg Chillin, Eros Vlahos
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The Fall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch
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The Middle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott
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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
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Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla
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Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz