15 New TV Shows to Look Forward to This Year

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2012 brings new hope for fans of musicals, thrillers, Lost-style mysteries, and more.

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This fall brought a range of disappointing new TV shows to the screen, from Mad Men rip-offs to shrill "comedies" about gender dynamics to half-baked remakes of British shows. Fortunately, the new year brings new hope for television fans, as networks debut their mid-season offerings. Here are the 15 most promising new series:

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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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