The Best Action Shows from 2012


Below is our top ten list of the best Action Shows which first started broadcasting in 2012.

10. Arrow


ArrowFirst Aired: 10 October, 2012

Arrow is a TV series starring Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, and David Ramsey. Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined…


9. Revolution


RevolutionFirst Aired: 17 September, 2012

Revolution is a TV series starring Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, and Giancarlo Esposito. Fifteen years after a permanent global blackout, a group of revolutionaries seeks to drive out an occupying force posing as the United States…


8. Alcatraz


AlcatrazFirst Aired: 16 January, 2012

Alcatraz is a TV series starring Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, and Jonny Coyne. In 1963, all the prisoners and guards mysteriously disappear from Alcatraz. In the present day, they resurface and a secret agency are tasked with…


7. Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn


Halo%204%3A%20Forward%20Unto%20DawnFirst Aired: 05 October, 2012

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn is a TV mini-series starring Thom Green, Anna Popplewell, and Enisha Brewster. UNSC Cadet Thomas Lasky must conquer his inner fears and join forces with super-soldier John-117 to take down a massive faction…


6. Continuum


ContinuumFirst Aired: 27 May, 2012

Continuum is a TV series starring Rachel Nichols, Victor Webster, and Erik Knudsen. A detective from the year 2077 finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future.


5. Last Resort


Last%20ResortFirst Aired: 27 September, 2012

Last Resort is a TV series starring Andre Braugher, Scott Speedman, and Daisy Betts. A US sub picks up Navy SEALs and receives an order for a nuke launch. Due to the circumstances of the order, the Captain refuses to fire. After…



4. Sword Art Online


Sword%20Art%20OnlineFirst Aired: 07 July, 2012

Sword Art Online is a TV series starring Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, and Bryce Papenbrook. In the year 2022, thousands of people get trapped in a new virtual MMORPG and the lone wolf player, Kirito, works to escape.


3. Chicago Fire


Chicago%20FireFirst Aired: 27 September, 2012

Chicago Fire is a TV series starring Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, and Christian Stolte. The story of firefighters in Chicago, both on a personal and professional level


2. The Legend of Korra


The%20Legend%20of%20KorraFirst Aired: 14 April, 2012

The Legend of Korra is a TV series starring Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, and David Faustino. Avatar Korra fights to keep Republic City safe from the evil forces of both the physical and spiritual worlds.


1. Longmire


LongmireFirst Aired: 03 June, 2012

Longmire is a TV series starring Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, and Lou Diamond Phillips. Walt Longmire is the dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. Widowed only a year, he is a man in psychic repair but…