12/12/2013 03:34 pm ET

The Worst TV Of 2013

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When it came time to highlight the best television of 2013, The A.V. Club found ourselves in a bit of a bind: No single list could illustrate the depth and breadth of quality TV that debuted on American screens this year. But there is no “best” without a “worst,” and for every "Enlightened," "Orange Is The New Black," or "Bob’s Burgers," there must also be a "Do No Harm" or "Dads."

Fortunately, it’s a little easier to define and contain the lows of the year in 2013, and many of the shows mentioned below won’t live to see the new year.

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