Top 10 Popular TV Shows

With a growth in media, now a days the entertainment world has lot to offer its audiences and TV shows, specifically have gained ample popularity. These shows are much connected to viewers than movies. Whether self scripted or adapted from well accepted novels, there are few TV shows that have become a house hold name in the recent years. Earlier, it used to be just American TV shows but now even UK shows have earned audience globally. Top 10 Popular TV Shows of 2012 are listed below which have been proved the best entertainer all over the world.

Top Ten Popular TV Shows

Explore the list to find out if your favorite TV show has managed to be in the list of Top Ten Popular TV Shows in the World.

1. Game of Thrones

No.1 Popular TV Show - Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones has managed to gain audiences from all over the world and is the most followed show in the world. With just 2 seasons, it has won 1 Golden Globe award and been listed as number one in the list of top 10 popular TV shows in the world. It is based on the novel by George R.R Martin and has the best casting with flawless writing and thrilling plot line. David Benioff and D.B Weiss have created the best show with Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams which is creating a history of television.

2. Mad Men

No.2 Popular TV Show - Mad Men

Mad men are a show based on the characters of a prestigious advertising agency in New York. Mathew Weiner. The main character is played by Jon Hamm, who has managed to gain a number of movie offers because of the brilliant acting he has done in this show. Mad Men has won 4 Golden Globes.  This American show has earned the popularity and is on the number 2 of most popular TV show in the world.

3. Boardwalk Empire

No.3 Popular TV Show - Boardwalk Empire

Steve Buscemi leads the role and makes this TV show Boardwalk Empire one of the most popular TV show in the world. The HBO show is set in the Prohibition era in 1920′s and is about the gangster politics, betting, and smuggling of alcohol. Martin Scorsese has earned enough as a producer of the show and love to continue it to gain more and more popularity with the earnings.

4. Sherlock

No.4 Popular TV Show - Sherlock

Many of us are great fan of Sherlock Homes and still get lost in his mystery of crimes.  Sherlock Homes has come again and this time in modern way which suits the today’s world technology and thinking. The acting is brilliant, writing exceptional and only 3 episodes in a year. Sherlock is another example of UK based shows gaining prominence in the world.  Viewers compare it with Sherlock homes movies and comment it as better than the movies also.

5. Dexter

No.5 Popular TV Show - Dexter

With 2 Golden Globes in hand, Dexter is getting popular day by day in world. It is a series about Dexter Morgan who is addicted to kill people. All those people who escape justice from the law are put to justice by Dexter Morgan.  Michael C Hall plays Dexter Morgan and his brilliant acting has won over everybody.

6. Modern Family

No.6 Popular TV Show - Modern Family

Since September 2009, Modern Family is popular comedy show in America and earning lot of compliments and praises day by day. It is a great comedy which is loved by both the critics and the audiences. It is a very well-scripted show and has a wonderful cast. It is a show about three families and their lives. Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd has made an impeccable comedy series.

7. Breaking Bad

No.7 Popular TV Show - Breaking Bad

Vince Gilligan has produces a popular series about a chemistry teacher Walter white who got diagnosed with inoperable lung sickness.  He turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine with a former student, Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), with the aim of securing his family’s financial future before he breathes his last. It is one of the best shows on TV.

8. Suits

No.8 Popular TV Show - Suits

Suits has just started in the year 2011 created by Aaron Korsh and casting of Gabriel Macht and Patrick J.Adams. It follows the story of Mike Ross, who ends up working for one of New York City’s best lawyers; Harvey Specter after a drug deal goes bad. With an interesting storyline and commanding acting by cast which have gain lot of interest of viewers.

9. The Vampire Diaries

No.9 Popular TV Show - The Vampire Diaries

The Vampire Diaries is perhaps the most popular show right now and has a whopping 13 Million fans on Facebook. The series goes around three people Elena and two vampire brothers Stefan and Damon played by the most sizzling and hottest cast in TV Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder. The best thing of The Vampire Diaries is that each episode ends on a very thrilling turn of events and make people waiting for it with alacrity.

10. Downton Abbey

No.10 Popular TV Show - Downton Abbey

Down town is another UK show on TV which has made huge fans worldwide.  It is set in early 1900′s and the years leading to World War 1. It tells the story of the Crawley family who are the lords in England and their many servants. The story line is completely different and has managed to reap out interest and immense popularity in world. Julian Fellowes has produced this series and have a perfect casting of Jim Carter, Hugh Bonneville and Brendan Coyle.

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