Hot List: Adweek Editors Pick TV Finalists

Which will be the year's hottest TV shows and networks?

And now, presenting the finalists in the television category for this year's Adweek Hot List. Here, our editors have trimmed down their picks for the top shows and networks based on factors such as ratings and social buzz. But you still have a say in the Hot List Reader Poll, so go and vote for your favorite shows and networks here. Winners of both the Adweek Hot List, as determined by our editors, and the Hot List Poll, determined by you, will be revealed at the Hot List Gala in New York on Dec. 2.

Hottest Show Of the Year

The Americans (FX)

The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Game of Thrones (HBO)

Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Scandal (ABC)

The Walking Dead (AMC)

Hottest Guilty Pleasure

American Horror Story (FX)

Duck Dynasty (A&E)

Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)

Revenge (ABC)

True Blood (HBO)

Hottest Comedy

Archer (FX)

The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Modern Family (ABC)

New Girl (Fox)

Parks and Recreation (NBC)

Veep (HBO)

Hottest Drama

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Game of Thrones (HBO)

Homeland (Showtime)

Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

The Walking Dead (AMC)

Hottest Thriller

American Horror Story (FX)

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Game of Thrones (HBO)

Hannibal (NBC)

Homeland (Showtime)

Scandal (ABC)

Sons of Anarchy (FX)

The Walking Dead (AMC)

View the Print finalists here

Hottest Show on Social Media

Arrow (CW)

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)

Scandal (ABC)

Sons of Anarchy (FX)

The Walking Dead (AMC)

Hottest Reality/ Competition Series

Chopped (Food Network)

Duck Dynasty (A&E)

MasterChef (Fox)

Pawn Stars (History)

Shark Tank (ABC)

Top Chef (Bravo)

The Voice (NBC)

Hottest Late-Night Host

Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)

Jimmy Fallon, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Craig Ferguson, The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson (CBS)

Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)

Jon Stewart, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)

Hottest Syndicated Talk Show

The Dr. Oz Show

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Live! With Kelly and Michael

Steve Harvey

Hottest Broadcast Network in Prime Time

ABC

CBS

CW

Fox

NBC

View the Digital finalists here

Hottest Network For Comedy

ABC

Adult Swim

CBS

Comedy Central

Fox

FX/FXX

HBO

NBC

Hottest Network For Drama

ABC

AMC

CBS

Fox

FX

HBO

NBC

Showtime

TNT

USA Network

Hottest Sports Network

ESPN

Fox Sports 1

MLB Network

NFL Network

TBS/TNT

Hottest News Network

Al Jazeera America

BBC

CNN

Fox News Channel

NBC News

Hottest Family Network

ABC Family

Discovery Channel

Disney Channel

Hallmark Channel

The Hub

Nickelodeon

Hottest Newcomer, Comedy

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)

The Crazy Ones (CBS)

The Goldbergs (ABC)

The Michael J. Fox Show (NBC)

Trophy Wife (ABC)

Hottest Newcomer, Drama

The Blacklist (NBC)

Hostages (CBS)

Marvel’s Agents of

S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC)

The Originals (CW)

Sleepy Hollow (Fox)

Hottest Comeback

Michael J. Fox, The Michael J. Fox Show (NBC)

Laura Prepon, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Robin Williams, The Crazy Ones (CBS)