The 10 Most Disappointing TV Shows of 2015

After celebrating the best shows of the year and the top 10 new series, we've saved the worst for last. With a record 409 scripted shows airing in 2015, it's time to look at the seedy underbelly of peak TV: the year's most disappointing shows.

Note that I said "most disappointing," not "worst." While Truth Be Told might be the most appalling show I watched in 2015, anyone who saw the sizzle reel at NBC's upfront could tell that it was going to be a train wreck. Instead, I'm looking at shows that seemed to have so much promise—that is, until they actually aired. 

TV has been an embarrassment of riches this year; here are the plain old embarrassments: