The year 2011 saw the various sequels of TV shows as well as new series entertaining the home audience. Following are our top 10 TV shows of 2011.
Walking Dead: Season 2
The second season of AMC's television series The Walking Dead premiered Oct. 16, 2011 on AMC. The second season begins with Grimes and the survivors choosing to leave Atlanta to the walkers and head to Fort Benning.
Parks and Recreation: Season 3
The third season of Parks and Recreation was aired in the United States on the NBC television network between Jan. 20 and May 19. Like the previous seasons, it focused on Leslie Knope and her staff at the parks and recreation department of the fictional Indiana town of Pawnee. The season featured 16 episodes, most of which were about 22 minutes long each.
Louie: Season 2
Louie is an American comedy television series on the FX network that began to be telecast in 2010. The premiere of the second season was held June 23 this year. It is written, directed, edited and produced by the show's creator, stand-up comedian Louis C.K. who stars as a fictionalized version of himself, a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
The show has a loose format atypical for television comedy series, consisting of largely unconnected storylines and segments that revolve around Louie's life, punctuated by live stand-up performances.
Breaking Bad: Season 4
The fourth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad premiered July 17 and concluded Oct. 9. The season 4 focused primarily on the ongoing feud between Walter White and Gus Fring.
Community: Season 2
The second season of the television comedy series Community premiered Sept. 23, 2010 and concluded May 12, 2011, on NBC and aired Thursdays at 8:00 pm ET as part of Comedy Night Done Right.
Downtown Abbey: Season 2
Downton Abbey is a British television period drama series, produced by NBC Universal-owned British media company Carnival Films for the ITV network. The series is set during the late Edwardian era (after Edward VII's death) and the First World War on the fictional estate of Downton Abbey in Yorkshire, and features an ensemble cast. The second series premiered in the UK Sept.18 and attracted over 9 million viewers.
Sons of Anarchy: Season 4
Sons of Anarchy is an American television drama series about the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in Charming, a fictional town in Northern California. The show centers on protagonist Jackson Jax Teller (Charlie Hunnam), the vice president of the club who begins questioning the club and himself. The fourth season was aired Sept. 6.
Bored to Death: Season 3
Bored to Death is an American comedy series premiered on HBO. The third season premiered Oct. 10. The show stars Jason Schwartzman as a fictional Jonathan Ames - a writer based in Brooklyn, New York City, who moonlights as an unlicensed private detective. The show also stars Ted Danson as George, and Zach Galifianakis as Ray, both friends of Jonathan.
Grey's Anatomy: Season 8
Grey's Anatomy is a medical drama about a group of surgeons working at Seattle Grace Hospital. The show centers around Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) and her life as a third year resident at the hospital. In addition to her relationship with her neurosurgeon husband, Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey), and best friend Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh), it also explores her relationships with her peers and the other doctors around her. The eighth season started to be telecast on ABC Sept. 22, 2011.
Friday Night Dinner: Season 1
Friday Night Dinner is a British television sitcom written by Robert Popper and starring Tamsin Greig, Paul Ritter, Simon Bird, Tom Rosenthal and Mark Heap. The first series was aired from February on Channel 4. The series began to be telecast in the U.S. on BBC America July 30.The comedy is focused around the regular Friday dinner experience of an English Jewish family (the Goodmans) on each Friday night.