The Best TV Shows from 2012

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

10. Elementary

ElementaryFirst Aired: 27 September, 2012

Elementary is a TV series starring Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, and Aidan Quinn. A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

9. 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.

8. The Newsroom

The%20NewsroomFirst Aired: 24 June, 2012

The Newsroom is a TV series starring Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, and John Gallagher Jr.. A newsroom undergoes some changes in its workings and morals as a new team is brought in, bringing unexpected results for its existing news…

7. 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

6. Veep

VeepFirst Aired: 22 April, 2012

Veep is a TV series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale, and Anna Chlumsky. Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her…

5. Derek

DerekFirst Aired: 12 April, 2012

Derek is a TV series starring Ricky Gervais, Kerry Godliman, and David Earl. Derek is a loyal nursing home care assistant who sees only the good in his quirky co-workers as they struggle against prejudice and shrinking budgets to…

4. Lilyhammer

LilyhammerFirst Aired: 25 January, 2012

Lilyhammer is a TV series starring Steven Van Zandt, Trond Fausa, and Steinar Sagen. A New York mobster goes into hiding in rural Lillehammer in Norway after testifying against his former associates.

3. Gravity Falls

Gravity%20FallsFirst Aired: 15 June, 2012

Gravity Falls is a TV series starring Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, and Kristen Schaal. Twin siblings Dipper and Mabel Pines spend the summer at their great-uncle’s tourist trap in the enigmatic Gravity Falls, Oregon.

2. 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…

1. Line of Duty

Line%20of%20DutyFirst Aired: 26 June, 2012

Line of Duty is a TV series starring Adrian Dunbar, Martin Compston, and Vicky McClure. Drama series following the investigations of AC-12, a controversial police anticorruption unit.