The poll included a variety of popular American-based shows: Fringe, Grimm, Happy Endings, Parks And Recreation, Pretty Little Liars, Scandal, Spartacus, The Vampire Diaries, and The Walking Dead.
However, the country's breakfast show, Good Morning America, revealed this morning that a British show rose above the rest to top the poll - Doctor Who! TV Guide confirmed the accolade via their Facebook page:
As revealed this morning by our friends at Good Morning America, the winner of our 2012 Fan Favorites cover poll is... BBC America's Doctor Who! Congratulations to the show and to all the fans who voted!The special double issue, covering 10th-23rd December 2012, goes on sale in the United States later this week.
This will be the first time that Doctor Who has graced the cover of TV Guide, which will celebrate sixty years of publication in 2013. The closest Doctor Who came previously was with a special insert for the Paul McGann television movie back in 1996.
The show received another American honour earlier this year, when it made the front cover of US media magazine Entertainment Weekly.