By Rachel Bennett
Television Editor & Columnist
A week ago, Breaking Bad finished the first half of its fifth and final season. In other words, summer TV has ended.
Although some shows, such as FX’s Louie and AMC’s Hell on Wheels, still have more episodes to go before their seasons conclude, NBC will be unveiling some of its new fall series this week — and the other networks won’t be too far behind.
To be honest, summer TV isn’t my favorite. I use the season to catch up on TV I’ve missed more than I do to watch such new offerings as TBS’s Men at Work and E!’s Married to Jonas.
However, this doesn’t mean all of summer TV is a bust.
Here are the choices for the brightest and darkest spots of summer TV 2012: