Top Ten Hottest TV Shows 2013

With so many choices on what to watch on TV it can be difficult to know what is worth your time or not. If you are looking for something to watch this summer and fall, check out of these hot TV shows:


Da Vinci’s Demons

Season Premiere: April 12, 2013

Da Vinci’s Demons on Starz is one of the hottest new shows of the year. The show tells the fictional early life of Da Vinici as an artist, inventor, idealist, engineer, and genius intellectual. The show stars Tom Riley who plays Da Vinci, Laura Haddock as Lucrezia Donati, the main female character in the show, and Elliot Cowan as Lorenzo Medici. The show has already been approved for a second season.



Season Premiere: October 2013

Arrow first premiered at the end of last year. The series follows a billionaire playboy named Oliver Queen played by Stephen Amell, who after being stranded for five years on a hostile remote island returns home and vows to fight crime and corruption as a secret vigilant, the Green Arrow. Of any of the news shows released in the last year or two, Arrow is one of the most popular. Anyone who loves comic books definitely needs to check this show out if you haven’t already.


The Vampire Diaries

Season Premiere: October 2013

Having just finished season 4 of the popular show, The Vampire Diaries leaves viewers with more questions than answers. The series follows Elena Gilbert, a 18 year-old girl, who falls deeply in love with a 160 year-old vampire named Stefan Salvatore.



Season Premiere: September 2013

After ten seasons, the show is still going strong. It was just recently voted as America’s favorite television show. The season finale of the 10th season attracted more than 18 million viewers, making it one of the most watched TV shows of all time. For any of those who are not familiar with the plot, it revolves around a fictional team of special agents fro the Naval Criminal Investigative Service which conducts criminal investigations involving the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.



Season Premiere: October 2013

The 8th season of Supernatural just concluded leaving viewers wanting more. The show follows two brothers, Sam Winchester and Dean Winchester, as they hunt demons, ghosts, monsters, and other supernatural beings. The showrunner, Jeremy Carver stated he has goals for the show to complete at least 10 seasons total  in order to be able to progress the plot as planned.



How I Met Your Mother

Season Premiere: September 2013

It was announced this year that the next season will be the final season of the hit sitcom, How I Met Your Mother. The series revolves around the main character, Ted Mosby and his group of friends who live in Manhattan. The story is framed by being in the year 2030 where Ted is recounting the series of events that led him to meeting his son’s mother. The show is known for its unique structure and eccentric humor. The season finale drew more than 8.5 million viewers.


Criminal Minds

Season Premiere: September 2013

Entering into its 9th season, Criminal Minds continues to widely popular. The show is about a team of profilers from the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit based in Quantico, Virginia. The show is different than the many other criminal dramas on TV by focusing on the profiling of the criminal rather than the crime itself.  The season finale drew an audience of over 11 million viewers.


The Big Bang Theory

Season Premiere: September 2013

The offbeat comedy of The Big Bang Theory continues to enthrall fans after 6 seasons. The season finale drew 15.48 million viewers from around the world. Don’t miss what craziness ensues in the next exciting chapter of this entertaining show.


Game of Thrones

Season Premiere: April 2013

Perhaps none of the shows on this list has created so much buzz as HBO’s Game of Thrones. It is one of the most popular TV shows not to air on mainstream cable networks in the history of television. The show itself is an adaption of George R. R. Martin’s fantasy novels called A Song of Ice and Fire. The show has quickly obtained an exceptionally broad and active international fan base. Well into the third season, the show is attracting more than 5 million viewers on a regular basis.


Grey’s Anatomy

Season Premiere: September 2013

Grey’s Anatomy focuses on the lives of surgical interns and residents as they gradually grow into season doctors while attempting to maintain personal lives. The series is currently the highest rated TV drama in the 18 to 49 year-old demographic. It is the fifth-highest revenue generating show on TV today and doesn’t appear to be going anywhere soon. Season 10 should be as exciting as ever.


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