Most Popular TV Shows 2012

Most Popular TV Shows of 2012 That United Fans the World Over

So what are the new shows in 2012 that are set to entertain and grip us? Which are the shows from the past that are still running and continue to be on the top of the ratings chart? In this article, we tell you which are the most popular TV shows of 2012.
DID YOU KNOW?
The series finale of M*A*S*H in February 1983 had the highest number of viewers at 105.9 million viewers.
Most of us are couch potatoes. We have our favorite shows that we turn on the TV for, every week, without fail. There are some television shows though that become very popular amongst a large variety of people despite differences in tastes and preferences. Every year these shows top the list of the TV shows that are most popular and top ratings.

Popular TV Shows of 2012

There are those shows that have been on the list of favorites of television viewers for a while now, and there are some more shows that have started this year (or are going to premier later this year), that are already creating waves with their story lines and cast. Let us take a look at some of the most anticipated shows of 2012.

NEW TV SHOWS 2012

Angry Boys HBO
Awake NBC
GCB ABC
Smash NBC
Touch Fox
Veep HBO
Girls HBO
Eastbound & Down HBO
Bent NBC
Missing ABC
Are You There, Chelsea? NBC
Apartment 23 ABC
House Of Lies Showtime
The River ABC
Comic Men AMC
Alcatraz Fox
TheNewsroom HBO
Life'sTooShort HBO
Finder Fox
FashionStar NBC

Other than these shows you also have the whole gamut of popular reality TV shows which include the ones in the table given below. These shows though seemingly simplistic and gong by some standards, even ludicrous, have somehow managed to top the popularity charts.

DID YOU KNOW?
The first reality TV show started on the radio with Candid Microphone in 1947 which was the successor to the hugely popular Candid Camera.

POPULAR TELEVISION SHOWS (NON FICTION)

Celebrity ApprenticeNBC
American IdolFox
Dancing With the StarsABC
The VoiceNBC
The BachelorABC
60 MinutesCBS
Jersey ShoreMTV
Undercover BossCBS
Survivor: One WorldCBS
The Amazing RaceCBS

There are shows that have been running for several seasons and refuse to die down in their popularity. They tickle our bones, engage us, make us get out our boxes of tissue paper, and force us to sit in front of the television week after week. These popular TV shows of 2012 of the fiction category that top our list are given below.

NEW SEASONS OF POPULAR TV SHOWS

Criminal MindsCBS
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GleeFox
CommunityNBC
Grey's AnatomyABC
SupernaturalCW
House M.D.Fox
30 RockNBC
Mad MenAMC

For every old show that is still popular, there are shows joining in to compete with them for the fame and adulation. The lists of popular shows given in this article is a compilation of those television shows that are a personal favorite and feature on most lists of popular television shows.
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