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Matthew Gilbert’s top 10 shows of 2012

MATTHEW GILBERT’S PICKS

1. “Breaking Bad” (AMC)

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2. “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” (Comedy Central)

3. “Mad Men” (AMC)

4. “Shameless” (Showtime)

5. “Girls” (HBO)

6. “Louie” (FX)

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7. “30 Rock” (NBC)

8. “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)

9. “Homeland” (Showtime)

10. “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)

Matthew Gilbert can be reached at gilbert@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @MatthewGilbert.

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