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The best shows of 2012 according to 44 critics


44 critics selected their top 10 shows of 2012 and HitFix gave 10 points to the #1 show on each list, 9 points to the #2, 8 points to the #3, etc.

Here are the results :

# 30 - Boardwalk Empire season 3 (HBO) : 11 points.
# 30 - Portlandia season 2 (IFC) : 11 points.
# 30 - Suburgatory seasons 1 & 2 (ABC) : 11 points.
# 29 - The Big Bang Theory seasons 5 & 6 (CBS) : 13 points.
# 28 - The Hour season 2 (BBC America) : 14 points.
# 27 - Boss season 2 (Starz) : 15 points.
# 25 - Luck (HBO) : 16 points.
# 25 - Bunheads season 1 (ABC Family) : 16 points.
# 23 - The Middle seasons 3 & 4 (ABC) : 17 points.
# 23 - The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) : 17 points.
# 22 - The Daily Show (Comedy Central) : 20 points.
# 21 - New Girl seasons 1 & 2 (FOX) : 21 points.

# 20 - Tremé season 3 (HBO) : 24 points.
# 19 - Sons of Anarchy season 5 (FX) : 27 points.
# 18 - Happy Endings seasons 2 & 3 (ABC) : 28 points.
# 17 - Community season 3 (NBC) : 30 points.
# 16 - Parenthood seasons 3 & 4 (NBC) : 34 points.
# 15 - 30 Rock seasons 6 & 7 (NBC) : 35 points.
# 14 - Nashville (ABC) : 37 points.
# 13 - Modern Family seasons 3 & 4 (ABC) : 41 points.
# 12 - The Good Wife seasons 3 & 4 (CBS) : 55 points.
# 11 - Justified season 3 (FX) : 65 points.

# 10 - Sherlock season 2 (PBS) : 66 points.
# 9 - Downton Abbey season 3 (PBS) : 80 points.
# 8 - Parks and Recreation seasons 4 & 5 (NBC) : 91 points.
# 7 - The Walking Dead season 3 part I (AMC) : 105 points.
# 6 - Girls season 1 (HBO) : 128 points.
# 5 - Game of Thrones season 2 (HBO) : 132 points.
# 4 - Louie season 3 (FX) : 164 points.

# 3 - Mad Men season 5 (AMC) : 251 points.
# 2 - Homeland season 2 (Showtime) : 267 points.

# 1 - Breaking Bad season 5 part I (AMC) : 335 points.



50 more shows got votes, see the rest of the list here.

Among these 50 shows are Veep (#33), Episodes (#38), Archer (#40), Raising Hope (#40), American Horror Story (#49), Fringe (#49), Nikita (#51), Nurse Jackie (#51), SouthLAnd (#51), Dexter (#57), Doctor Who (#63), Revenge (#64), Cougar Town (#69), Enlightened (#69), Don't Trust the B----- in Apartment 23 (#69), Spartacus (#75) and Shameless (#75).

44 critics participated, here they are.

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