In 2013, Digital Spy has embraced all that UK and Us television has had to offer - from the very best of comedy and drama, to the merely middling, to the absolute stinkers.
But now it's time to celebrate only the finest cuts - it's our top TV shows of the year, starting with 25-21.
25. Bates Motel
Norman Bates: The Teen Years sounds like a guaranteed disaster, right? So just how was A&E's Bates Motel - which got a UK outing on Universal - so damn good? Once you'd got over the culture shock - lurid horror and gloss replacing the black-and-white chills of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho - there was so much to love about this show, one of 2013's most underrated new drama series. Freddie Highmore - once the cutesy child star of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Finding Neverland - is a memorably creepy Norman, with more »
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