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2012: The year in reality TV

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The highs and lows of the year that was, from Howard Stern to Honey Boo Boo By Dave Lake Special to MSN TVIt was a solid year for reality TV: nothing too fancy, nothing too discouraging. There were some new shows that captured our attention ("Here Comes Honey Boo Boo"), some old ones that failed to ("Fear Factor") and quite a few that fell somewhere in between. It also felt like a changing of the guard as shows like "American Idol," which has been hemorrhaging viewers in recent seasons, passed the baton to newer, sexier singing shows like "The Voice," which was up in overall viewership this year. As "Jersey Shore" recedes from view, new cities will come into focus. Out with the GTL and in with the go-go juice. Here's a look at the good, the bad and all the rest -- the year in reality TV. Bing:More about Phillip Phillips | 'American Idol'What was your favorite reality TV moment of the year? Connect and sound off on Facebook and Twitter(FOX)
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