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TV: Best & Worst 2010

The only end-of-the-year TV list that matters.


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The Best of 2010
Human Target, 24, American Dad, Family Guy, Fringe, Glee, The Good Guys, Raising Hope, Running Wilde (Fox)

Castle, Cougar Town, The Middle, Modern Family, V (ABC)

Criminal Minds, Hawaii Five-O, The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, Rules of Engagement (CBS)

30 Rock, Chuck, Community, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, The Office, Parks & Recreation, Parenthood (NBC)

Hellcats, Nikita, Supernatural (The CW)

Big Love, Boardwalk Empire, Bored to Death, Eastbound & Down, Hung, Real Time With Bill Maher, The Ricky Gervais Show, True Blood (HBO)

Dexter, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, United States of Tara, Weeds (Showtime)

Gravity, Party Down, Spartacus: Blood & Sand (Starz)

Breaking Bad, Mad Men, The Walking Dead (AMC)

The Boondocks, Childrens Hospital, Metalocalypse, Squidbillies, The Venture Bros. (Adult Swim)

Being Human, In-Betweeners (BBC America)

Top Chef (Bravo)

The Colbert Report, The Daily Show, Futurama, Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time, The Sarah Silverman Program, South Park (Comedy Central)

Archer, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Justified, The League, Louie, Rescue Me, Sons of Anarchy, Terriers (FX)

Ace of Cakes (Food Network)

Dead Set, Death Comes to Town, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, The Whitest Kids U’Know (IFC)

Warren the Ape (MTV) >

The Bad Girls Club (Oxygen)

Caprica, Eureka, Warehouse 13 (SyFy)

Conan (TBS)

Leverage, Rizzoli & Isles (TNT)

Burn Notice, Covert Affairs, In Plain Sight, Psych, Royal Pains (USA)

Chelsea Lately, The Soup (E!)

Countdown With Keith Olbermann (MSNBC)

Red Eye (Fox News)

The Worst of 2010
The Bachelor, The Bachelor Pad, Better With You, Brothers & Sisters, Dancing With the Stars, Grey’s Anatomy, Lost, Private Practice, My Generation, Skating With the Stars

CSI, CSI: Miami, CSI:NY, The Defenders, Flashpoint, Mike & Molly, $#!t My Dad Says, The Talk (CBS)

Chase, The Event, Law & Order: Los Angeles, Outlaw, Outsourced, The Sing-Off, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Undercovers (NBC)

American Idol, The Cleveland Show, So You Think You Can Dance (Fox)

90210, Gossip Girl, One Tree Hill, Life Unexpected (The CW)

Entourage, How to Make It in America (HBO)

The Big C (Showtime)

Gene Simmons Family Jewels, Growing Up Twisted (A&E)

Melissa & Joey, Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)

Rubicon (AMC)

The Ed Show (MSNBC)

Sarah Palin’s Alaska, Sister Wives (TLC)

Lopez Tonight (TBS)

Memphis Beat, Men of a Certain Age (TNT)

Hot in Cleveland (TV Land) >

Everything that isn’t Top Chef (Bravo)

Everything that isn’t Chelsea Lately or The Soup (E!)

Everything that isn’t Red Eye (Fox News)

Everything that isn’t Warren the Ape (MTV)

Everything that isn’t The Bad Girls Club (Oxygen)

Everything (VH1)

Looking Forward to in January
, final five episodes (SyFy, Jan. 4)

Southland (TNT, Jan. 4)

V (ABC, Jan. 4)

Ace of Cakes, final season (Food Network, Jan. 6)

Californication, Episodes, Shameless (Showtime, Jan. 9) >


The Bad Girls Club (Oxygen, Jan. 10)

Lights Out (FX, Jan. 11)

The Onion Sportsdome (Comedy Central, Jan. 11)

Real Time With Bill Maher, The Ricky Gervais Show (HBO, Jan. 14)

Parks & Recreation, Perfect Couples (NBC, Jan. 20)

Fairly Legal, Royal Pains (USA, Jan. 20)

Fringe (Fox, Jan. 21)

The Onion News Network, Portlandia (IFC, Jan. 21)

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (Starz, Jan. 21)

Archer (FX, Jan. 27)

Mega Python vs. Gatoroid (SyFy, Jan. 29)

Not So Much
Live to Dance
(CBS, Jan. 4)

Bob’s Burgers (Fox, Jan. 9) >

The Cape (NBC, Jan. 9)

Off the Map (ABC, Jan. 12)

Harry’s Law (NBC, Jan. 17)

Being Human, American remake (SyFy, Jan. 17)

Skins, American remake (MTV, Jan. 17)

White Collar (USA, Jan. 18)

American Idol (Fox, Jan. 19)

Hot in Cleveland (TV Land, Jan. 19)

Kourtney & Kim Take New York (E!, Jan. 23)

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