2012: Top Ten TV Shows

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When looking at TV Guide’s Most Popular TV Shows list, it certainly reflects what American television has become. The list is a mix of new shows from this season and old favorites, ranging from reality television, to criminal drama, with sitcom’s thrown in here and there.

 

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So take a look at the top ten shows on TV!

"The X Factor" judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Nicole Scherzinger (L-R) pose following "The X Factor" news conference at CBS Television City in Los Angeles on December 19, 2011.

“The X Factor” judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Nicole Scherzinger (L-R) pose following “The X Factor” news conference at CBS Television City in Los Angeles on December 19, 2011. JIM RUYMEN/UPI/Newscom. Find it on Newscom: upiphotostwo130192

1. The X Factor may have caught us all a little off guard. The American Idol-like show has a set up that has been seen and done before, but that didn’t stop Simon Cowell from making the show an instant success.

Emily VanCamp, Margarita Levieva and Nick Wechsler film a scene for their hit TV show "Revenge" at a harbor in LA

Emily VanCamp, Margarita Levieva and Nick Wechsler film a scene for their hit TV show “Revenge” at a harbor in LA. Gaz Shirley, PacificCoastNews/Newscom. Find it on Newscom: pacificphotos662300

2. Revenge is simply the primetime soap opera of the year. Full of intense drama and beautiful stars like Emily VanCamp, it’s become another new hit.

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3. Bones still manages to go strong in the ratings while in its seventh season.

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4. NCIS is one of the longer running show on this list most likely because it has a good mix of quirky and serious characters.

Professional dancer Kym Johnson and partner entertainer Donny Osmond perform in the final performance show on the ABC reality series "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles November 23, 2009. Osmond danced his way to victory on Tuesday, winning the 9th season of the hit ABC television show "Dancing With the Stars" after wowing the judges with his irrepressible determination and final tango.

Professional dancer Kym Johnson and partner entertainer Donny Osmond perform in the final performance show on the ABC reality series “Dancing with the Stars” in Los Angeles November 23, 2009. Osmond danced his way to victory on Tuesday, winning the 9th season of the hit ABC television show “Dancing With the Stars” after wowing the judges with his irrepressible determination and final tango. HO/RTR/Newscom. Find it on Newscom: rtrlthree692208

5. Dancing with The Stars, although currently not airing, is still making the list. It mixes the love of dance and the curiosity people have of what ever happened to some has-been celebrities.

(L-R) The cast of "Modern Family" Sarah Hyland, Nolan Gould, Ed O'Neill, Ariel Winter, Sofia Vergara, Rico Rodriguez, Julie Bowen, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet pose backstage after the show won for best comedy series at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles September 18, 2011.

(L-R) The cast of “Modern Family” Sarah Hyland, Nolan Gould, Ed O’Neill, Ariel Winter, Sofia Vergara, Rico Rodriguez, Julie Bowen, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet pose backstage after the show won for best comedy series at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles September 18, 2011. LUCY NICHOLSON/RTR/Newscom. Find it on Newscom: rtrlfour797457

6. Modern Family is the show almost anyone can relate to. Doesn’t matter what shape or size your family comes in, we still all deal with similar basic issues.

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7. Grey’s Anatomy: McDreamy will always be easy on the eyes.

Creator, writer and executive producer Liz Meriwether (R) of new comedy series 'The New Girl' takes part in a panel session with cast members during the FOX Summer TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, California August 5, 2011. From left, the cast members are: Hannah Simone, Lamorne Morris, Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson and Zooey Deschanel.

Creator, writer and executive producer Liz Meriwether (R) of new comedy series ‘The New Girl’ takes part in a panel session with cast members during the FOX Summer TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, California August 5, 2011. From left, the cast members are: Hannah Simone, Lamorne Morris, Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson and Zooey Deschanel. FRED PROUSER/RTR/Newscom. Find it on Newscom: rtrlfour718124

8. New Girl, Zooey Deschanel, is following in her sister’s (Bones star Emily Deschanel) footsteps by making the top ten.

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9. Two and a Half Men may have been saved as a popular sitcom thanks to the addition of Ashton Kutcher after Charlie Sheen was axed.

19 October 2009 - Los Angeles, California - Thomas Gibson, Kirsten Vangsness, A. J. Cook, Paget Brewster, Matthew Gray Gubler, Shemar Moore, Joe Mantegna. The Cast and Crew of CRIMINAL MINDS celebrating their 100th Episode with a cake cutting. held At The Quixote Studios.

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10. Criminal Minds proves that when you mix crime and drama, you have the formula for a good show.

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3 thoughts on “2012: Top Ten TV Shows

  1. Dee

    New Girl started out great, but has turned obscene, which is such a shame because Zoey is such a great comic actress. The show itself is offensive and I will not watch it anymore.

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