The Best TV Thrillers from 2012

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

10. Scandal

ScandalFirst Aired: 05 April, 2012

Scandal is a TV series starring Kerry Washington, Darby Stanchfield, and Katie Lowes. A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets.

9. 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.

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. Beauty and the Beast

Beauty%20and%20the%20BeastFirst Aired: 11 October, 2012

Beauty and the Beast is a TV series starring Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, and Nina Lisandrello. A beautiful detective falls in love with an ex-soldier who goes into hiding from the secret government organization that turned him into a…

6. 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…

5. 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.

4. 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…

3. Perception

PerceptionFirst Aired: 09 July, 2012

Perception is a TV series starring Eric McCormack, Rachael Leigh Cook, and Kelly Rowan. Dr. Daniel Pierce is an eccentric neuropsychiatrist who uses his unique outlook to help the federal government solve complex criminal cases.

2. 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.

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.