2012 Television Awards

For television aired in 2012
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1.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's financial future. (49 mins.)
“ Best Cable Drama Nom
Season 5p1 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
2.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Dexter Morgan is a Forensics Expert, a loyal brother, boyfriend, and friend. That's what he seems to be, but that's not what he really is. Dexter Morgan is a Serial Killer that hunts the bad. (53 mins.)
“ Best Cable Drama Nom
Season 7 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
3.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
While a civil war brews between several noble families in Westeros, the children of the former rulers of the land attempt to rise up to power. Meanwhile a forgotten race, bent on destruction, plans to return after thousands of years in the North. (56 mins.)
“ Best Cable Drama Nom
Season 2 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
4.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil. (55 mins.)
“ Best Cable Drama Nom
Season 2 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
5.
Justified (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Old-school U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is reassigned from Miami to his childhood home in the poor, rural coal-mining towns in Eastern Kentucky. (44 mins.)
“ Best Cable Drama Nom
Season 3 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
6.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper. (47 mins.)
“ Best Cable Drama Nom
Season 5 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
7.
Sons of Anarchy (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club. (45 mins.)
“ Best Cable Drama Nom
Season 5 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
8.
Suits (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
On the run from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant college-dropout, finds himself a job working with Harvey Specter, one of New York City's best lawyers. (44 mins.)
“ Best Cable Drama Nom
Season 2p1 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
9.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living. (44 mins.)
“ Best Cable Drama Nom
Season 2/3 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
10.
Awake (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After a car accident takes the life of a family member, a police detective lives two alternating parallel lives, one with his wife and one with his son. Is one of his "realities" merely a dream? (43 mins.)
“ Best Network Drama Nom
Season 1 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
11.
The Good Wife (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm. (43 mins.)
“ Best Network Drama Nom
Season 3/4 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
12.
Person of Interest (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery. (43 mins.)
“ Best Network Drama Nom
Season 1/2 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
13.
Revenge (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An emotionally troubled young woman makes it her mission to exact revenge against the people who wronged her father. (44 mins.)
“ Best Network Drama Nom
Season 1/2 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
14.
Archer (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones. (22 mins.)
“ Best Cable Comedy Nom
Season 3 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
15.
The Colbert Report (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way. (30 mins.)
“ Best Cable Comedy Nom
Season 8 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
16.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Four young friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia. (22 mins.)
“ Best Cable Comedy Nom
Season 8 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
17.
Louie (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The life of Louis CK, a divorced comedian with two kids living in New York. (22 mins.)
“ Best Cable Comedy Nom
Season 3 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
18.
Veep (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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 about. (28 mins.)
“ Best Cable Comedy Nom
Season 1 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
19.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind. (22 mins.)
“ Best Network Comedy Nom
Season 6/7 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
20.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory. (22 mins.)
“ Best Network Comedy Nom
Seasons 5/6 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
21.
Community (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body. (22 mins.)
“ Best Network Comedy Nom
Season 3 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
22.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways. (22 mins.)
“ Best Network Comedy Nom
Season 3/4 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
23.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place. (22 mins.)
“ Best Network Comedy Nom
Season 4/5 ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
24.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Dead Freight (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.7/10 X  
The boys plan on robbing a train that has an entire car of methylamine. (49 mins.)
“ Best Drama Episode Winner ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
25.
The Good Wife (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Another Ham Sandwich (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The DA's office begins its grand jury hearing against Will, and Alicia unfairly finds herself in the crosshairs. Meanwhile, Eli and Stacie Hall's rivalry intensifies as the gay and lesbian alliance looks for a strategist. (43 mins.)
 
26.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Are You...? (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Having been caught in the act of eliminating Travis Marshall by his sister Deb, Dexter has to scramble to come up with an explanation... (53 mins.)
 
27.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Blackwater (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.7/10 X  
Stannis Baratheon's fleet and army arrive at King's Landing and the battle for the city begins. Cersei plans for her and her children's future. (56 mins.)
“ Best Drama Episode Nominee ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
28.
House M.D. (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Everybody Dies (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Treating a drug addict patient results in House examining his life, his future and confronting his own personal demons. (44 mins.)
“ Best Drama Episode Nominee ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
29.
Person of Interest (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Firewall (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.7/10 X  
Reese is trapped next to a person of interest in a part of the city extremely controlled and needs the help of Finch, Fusco and Carter. (43 mins.)
“ Best Drama Episode Nominee ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
30.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Gliding Over All (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  
Walt expands his business overseas, and the money is pouring in. (49 mins.)
“ Best Drama Episode Nominee ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
31.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Killer Within (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
Lori goes into labour when the prison comes under attack. Michonne tries to convince Andrea to leave Woodbury. (44 mins.)
 
32.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
Episode: The Other Woman (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
Peter asks Joan to make an unspeakable sacrifice to help secure the Jaguar account, Peggy prepares to make a drastic move in response to Don's treatment, and Megan's acting career begins to create tension with her and Don. (47 mins.)
“ Best Drama Episode Nominee ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
33.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
Episode: The Phantom (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
As the partners consider expanding the office space, Don begins seeing ghosts and gets a request to advance Megan's acting career. Meanwhile, Peter's affair comes to a disappointing end, and Megan's mom briefly reunites with Roger. (47 mins.)
“ Best Drama Episode Nominee ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
34.
Revenge (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Reckoning (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Although Daniel threatens to drop Victoria if she ruins his father's firm and Conrad warns her their children's future would be wrecked too... (44 mins.)
“ Best Drama Episode Nominee ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
35.
Justified (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Slaughterhouse (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
While Quarles winds up on the run from the marshals after killing a state trooper, Limehouse uses an inside source to get Boyd in trouble with the law. (44 mins.)
“ Best Drama Episode Nominee ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
36.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Two Imposters (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
After Owen's dead body is delivered in a crate and Margaret leaves him, Nucky spends the next day with a seriously wounded Eddie and Gyp's thugs trying to kill him. (55 mins.)
 
37.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Valar Morghulis (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
Joffrey puts Sansa aside for Margaery Tyrell. Robb marries Talisa Maegyr. Jon prepares to meet Mance Rayder. Arya says farewell to Jaqen H'ghar. Daenerys tries to rescue her dragons. (56 mins.)
“ Best Drama Episode Nominee ” - oudekerk-181-79560
 
38.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Baby on Board (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Jay and Manny are left to accompany Lily at her recital as Mitchell and Cameron bring Gloria along as translator as they adopt a Mexican child. Meanwhile, Haley has a surprise announcement about her plans after high school. (22 mins.)
 
39.
Community (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Basic Lupine Urology (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
Presented like an episode of Law & Order, the study group attempts to find out who squashed their biology project: a yam... (22 mins.)
 
40.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
After invading the world of the wealthy, Charlie and Dee find romance. Not to be left out, Dennis, Frank and Mac try to get in on the action. (22 mins.)
 
41.
Community (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Digital Estate Planning (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
The Study Group must help Hawthorne win a video game so that he can claim his inheritance, but somebody may be out to ensure that he loses. (22 mins.)
 
42.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Halloween Surprise (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Leslie's future with Ben is on hold after he gets a new job offer, Leslie and Ann give Jerry a heart attack, and Ron's new relationship is in jeopardy because of his girlfriend's kids. (22 mins.)
 
43.
Louie (2010 TV Series)
Episode: New Year's Eve (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Louie is alone after Christmas and has a traumatic New Year's Eve, so he decides to get away from it all--in China. (22 mins.)
 
44.
Louie (2010 TV Series)
Episode: Late Show: Part 3 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Right before Louie shoots his talk show pilot, Jerry Seinfeld comes to him some surprising news. (22 mins.)
 
45.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Mazel Tov, Dummies! (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Liz and Criss agree to get married, but Liz refuses to have a conventional wedding. Meanwhile, Tracy comes to terms with the fact that he will grow old, and Jenna discovers her true cash value as a human being. (22 mins.)
 
46.
Community (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Pillows and Blankets (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
The United Forts of Pillowtown, headed by Abed, is at war with the Legit Republic of Blanketsburg, ruled by Troy... (22 mins.)
 
47.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Schooled (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Phil and Claire get emotional as they send Haley off to school, Manny makes Jay and Gloria take a parenting class, and Mitchell and Cameron clash with lesbian parents from Lily's school. (22 mins.)
 
48.
Archer (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Space Race: Part I (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The Isis staff is called by NASA to stop the international space station from being taken over by space pirates... (22 mins.)
 
49.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Win, Lose, or Draw (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
It's election day for Leslie, and Ben is contemplating an offer to help work on a campaign in Washington. Meanwhile, Andy tries to help April rescue the files she deleted from the Parks Department computers. (22 mins.)
 
50.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
Episode: The Hawking Excitation (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Sheldon uses any and all means to meet his hero, Dr. Stephen Hawking. (22 mins.)