Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

2018 TV Shows

Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018

18 December 2018

San Jose Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018

[see also 2017]

  1. Killing Eve
  2. The Americans
  3. Atlanta
  4. Better Call Saul
  5. Kidding
  6. Homecoming
  7. Glow
  8. Succession
  9. Barry
  10. Pose

Dorothy Rabinowitz: Best of TV 2018

17 December 2018

Dorothy Rabinowitz: Best of TV 2018, as published by The Wall Street Journal

Todd VanDerWerff: Best TV of 2018

17 December 2018

Todd VanDerWerff: Best TV of 2018, as published by Vox, along with "a bunch of other cool odds and ends"

[see also 2017]

    The 7 best TV shows of 2018

  1. Atlanta
  2. The Terror
  3. The Americans
  4. My Brilliant Friend
  5. The Magicians
  6. One Day at a Time
  7. Superstore

Pilot Viruet: Best TV of 2018

16 December 2018

Pilot Viruet: Best TV of 2018, as published by Flavorwire

Caroline Framke: Best TV Shows of 2018

16 December 2018

Caroline Framke: Best TV Shows of 2018, as published by Variety