Thursday, December 27, 2012

Top 20 New Shows of 2012: #13

My annual TV Awards, the AFT Television Awards, are given out during the summer. But this year, during both the spring and the fall, produced many impressive new television series. As 2012 closes out and 2013 begins, here’s a look back at the best new shows of the year.

#13: Life’s Too Short

This BBC-HBO series from creators Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, and Warwick Davis stars Davis as a crude, rude version of himself. Davis is extremely game for the part and for the jokes, and the show works well as a result. It’s not clear what’s happening with this show, since the second season renewal it reportedly got may not ultimately lead to anything beyond its initial seven episodes.

Best Episode: “Episode 2
Pilot Review | Episode Reviews

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