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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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The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
zanderpm added The Blacklist James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff

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Under the Dome Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Alexander Koch

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Hannibal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
Hannibal Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas

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Videoport Jones added Vikings Travis Fimmel, Clive Standen, Gustaf SkarsgÄrd

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The Following Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Shawn Ashmore

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The Americans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
The Americans Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Holly Taylor

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Orange Is the New Black is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
jadeske added Orange Is the New Black Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning

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Sleepy Hollow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
KhandeceGreen added Sleepy Hollow Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Lyndie Greenwood

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House of Cards is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
LanaYoshii added House of Cards Kevin Spacey, Michel Gill, Robin Wright

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Almost Human is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
wiabux added Almost Human Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
josh8 added Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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Bates Motel Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot

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naphtali added Banshee Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
Beauty and the Beast Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Nina Lisandrello

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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Da Vinci's Demons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
wiabux added Da Vinci's Demons Tom Riley, Gregg Chillin, Eros Vlahos

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Defiance Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz

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Videoport Jones added The Bible Keith David, Roma Downey, Diogo Morgado

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Masters of Sex is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
wiabux added Masters of Sex Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan, Caitlin FitzGerald

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The Carrie Diaries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
alphabullet added The Carrie Diaries AnnaSophia Robb, Austin Butler, Ellen Wong

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regcintron added The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
pmmom38 added Brooklyn Ninety-nine Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

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regcintron added Witches of East End Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

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The Tomorrow People is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
pmmom38 added The Tomorrow People Robbie Amell, Peyton List, Luke Mitchell

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Devious Maids is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
pmmom38 added Devious Maids Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Judy Reyes

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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
aisuluresbay added Revenge Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann

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Graceland is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
Kingram added Graceland Daniel Sunjata, Aaron Tveit, Vanessa Ferlito

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Hostages is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
ChangesDownClub added Hostages Billy Brown, Dylan McDermott, Toni Collette

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The Millers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
pmmom38 added The Millers J.B. Smoove, Nelson Franklin, Margo Martindale

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Dracula is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
KimlouConigliaro-Stahl added Dracula Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann

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Cedar Cove is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
pmmom38 added Cedar Cove

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
MarkJohnson added Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla

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Bunheads is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
jayeleve added Bunheads Sutton Foster, Kaitlyn Jenkins, Julia Goldani Telles

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The Middle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
MarkJohnson added The Middle Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott

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How to Live with Your Parents ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) Sarah Chalke, Elizabeth Perkins, Jon Dore

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Family Tools is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
The Family Tools J.K. Simmons, Leah Remini, Edi Gathegi

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Ray Donovan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
SandraMason added Ray Donovan Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan

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The Fall is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
carlybobarly added The Fall Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch

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True Detective is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
MarySSpiegel added True Detective Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams

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Camp is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
shaneoram2d added Camp

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The Dumping Ground is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
peter.glover1 added The Dumping Ground Daniel Pearson

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The Red Road is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
MarySSpiegel added The Red Road Jason Momoa; Julianne Nicholson

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Low Winter Sun is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best New TV Shows of 2013
ChangesDownClub added Low Winter Sun Mark Strong, Lennie James, James Ransone