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Hot List 2013

Hot List: Adweek Editors Pick TV Finalists

Which will be the year's hottest TV shows and networks?

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And now, presenting the finalists in the television category for this year's Adweek Hot List. Here, our editors have trimmed down their picks for the top shows and networks based on factors such as ratings and social buzz. But you still have a say in the Hot List Reader Poll, so go and vote for your favorite shows and networks here. Winners of both the Adweek Hot List, as determined by our editors, and the Hot List Poll, determined by you, will be revealed at the Hot List Gala in New York on Dec. 2.

Hottest Show Of the Year
The Americans (FX)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Scandal (ABC)
The Walking Dead (AMC)

Hottest Guilty Pleasure
American Horror Story (FX)
Duck Dynasty (A&E)
Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)
Revenge (ABC)
True Blood (HBO)

Hottest Comedy
Archer (FX)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Modern Family (ABC)
New Girl (Fox)
Parks and Recreation (NBC)
Veep (HBO)

Hottest Drama
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Homeland (Showtime)
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
The Walking Dead (AMC)

Hottest Thriller
American Horror Story (FX)
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Hannibal (NBC)
Homeland (Showtime)
Scandal (ABC)
Sons of Anarchy (FX)
The Walking Dead (AMC)

View the Print finalists here

Hottest Show on Social Media
Arrow (CW)
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)
Scandal (ABC)
Sons of Anarchy (FX)
The Walking Dead (AMC)

Hottest Reality/ Competition Series
Chopped (Food Network)
Duck Dynasty (A&E)
MasterChef (Fox)
Pawn Stars (History)
Shark Tank (ABC)
Top Chef (Bravo)
The Voice (NBC)

Hottest Late-Night Host
Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)
Jimmy Fallon, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Craig Ferguson, The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson (CBS)
Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)
Jon Stewart, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)

Hottest Syndicated Talk Show
The Dr. Oz Show
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Live! With Kelly and Michael
Steve Harvey

Hottest Broadcast Network in Prime Time
ABC
CBS
CW
Fox
NBC

View the Digital finalists here

Hottest Network For Comedy
ABC
Adult Swim
CBS
Comedy Central
Fox
FX/FXX
HBO
NBC

Hottest Network For Drama
ABC
AMC
CBS
Fox
FX
HBO
NBC
Showtime
TNT
USA Network

Hottest Sports Network
ESPN
Fox Sports 1
MLB Network
NFL Network
TBS/TNT

Hottest News Network
Al Jazeera America
BBC
CNN
Fox News Channel
NBC News

Hottest Family Network
ABC Family
Discovery Channel
Disney Channel
Hallmark Channel
The Hub
Nickelodeon

Hottest Newcomer, Comedy
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)
The Crazy Ones (CBS)
The Goldbergs (ABC)
The Michael J. Fox Show (NBC)
Trophy Wife (ABC)

Hottest Newcomer, Drama
The Blacklist (NBC)
Hostages (CBS)
Marvel’s Agents of
S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC)
The Originals (CW)
Sleepy Hollow (Fox)

Hottest Comeback
Michael J. Fox, The Michael J. Fox Show (NBC)
Laura Prepon, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Robin Williams, The Crazy Ones (CBS)

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