Deaths! Interrogations! Plane crashes! Breakups! Weddings! Catfights! Sex dreams! TV had it all this year. From Desperate Housewives' fitting farewell to Fringe's powerful flash-forward, 2012 served up some remarkable hours of television, and we've assembled the top 25 episodes. Which ones made the cut? Tune in all week to see the full list.
What were the best TV shows of 2012?
Here are our top five episodes. (Catch up with Episodes 25-21, Episodes 20-16, Episodes 15-11 and Episodes 10-6, or browse the full list here.)...
The X Factor Season 2 finale topped Thursday, but dropped significantly from last year.
The two-hour closer averaged 9.6 million viewers and a 3.1 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, down 18 percent from the inaugural finale last December. However, the Fox series posted ...
Jason Schwartzman is moving to Pawnee!
The Bored to Death star has landed a guest-starring role on Parks and Recreation, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Mommy and Daddy Issues: We grade the parents of fall TV
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Christine Lahti, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Some say Hollywood only has one idea at a time. This TV season, it seems that idea was introducing character's parents! From dastardly matriarchs (Revenge, Hawaii Five-0) to downright quirky parental units (New Girl), many of our favorite characters got some family time this fall. But that wasn't always a good thing.
What are the top TV shows of 2012?
As the holidays approach and you prepare to spend a lengthy amount of time with your own family — or in-laws! — we here at TVGuide.com are taking a look at the TV parents who might make you thankful you're not spending your holiday with them. Then again, there are others that may make you jealous your parents aren't nearly as cool. Who were the best and worst parents of the fall TV season? We grade their parental skills below...
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler
Though Jon Hamm, Claire Danes and many other outstanding performers were nominated for Golden Globes this year, everyone knows the true stars of the evening will be hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Fortunately, NBC's first promo for the upcoming ceremony is here to remind us.
Jim Parsons, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
There was no Homeland-sized snub or Patrick J. Adams-esque shocker with the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations this year, but there were still some pleasant and unpleasant surprises among the pretty run-of-the-mill list. Check out our picks below and then tell us yours.
Retta, Aziz Ansari and Adam Scott
Parks and Recreation may resurrect one of its best gags for a sequel! So get ready to Treat Yo' Self!
Parks executive producer Mike Schur tells TVGuide.com that the writers have been kicking around ideas for Round 2, which would surely see Donna (Retta) and Tom (Aziz Ansari) reunite for their annual day of luxury, during which they treat themselves to the spa and shopping.
Parks and Recreation Scoop: Will Leslie win back the lot?
Tony Goldwyn, Kerry Washington
Scandal shot to series highs Thursday with its hotly anticipated reveal of President Fitz's shooter.
The drama drew its biggest audience and adults 18-to-49 rating ever — 7.4 million viewers and a 2.5 — and was up three-tenths from last week. Lead-ins Last Resort (5.5 million, 1.2) and Grey's Anatomy (8.9 million, 3.0) were ...
Parks and Recreation
On Thursday's Parks and Recreation, Tammy 2 (Megan Mullally) returns for another round of chaos. It's as if her ears were ringing: As soon as her ex Ron (Nick Offerman) finds a stable relationship with Diane (Lucy Lawless), the "punkass book jockey" returns to ruin things. So, how will Xena Diane handle going up against one of the Tammys?
Parks and Recreation Exclusive: Megan Mullally returning as Tammy 2!