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.
  1. Lara Zarum: Ten Best TV Shows of 2018
  2. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  3. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  4. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  5. Matt Zoller Seitz: 11 Best TV Shows of 2016
  6. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  7. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  8. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  9. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  10. Melanie McFarland: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  11. Playlist: Best TV Shows of 2018
  12. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  13. Todd VanDerWerff: Best TV of 2018
  14. Darren Franich: Best TV Shows of 2018
  15. David Wiegand: 12 Best TV Shows of 2016
  16. Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  17. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  18. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  19. IndieWire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  20. Allison Keene: Best TV Shows of 2018
  21. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  22. Ringer: Best Television Shows of 2018
  23. Judy Berman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  24. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  25. Little White Lies: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  26. Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018
  27. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  28. San Francisco Chronicle: 14 Best TV Shows of 2018
  29. Willa Paskin: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  30. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  31. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  32. Daniel D’Addario: Top 10 TV Shows of 2016
  33. Daniel D’Addario: Best TV Shows of 2018
  34. Hank Stuever: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  35. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  36. Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  37. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  38. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  39. Hank Stuever: Best TV Shows of 2018
  40. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018