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. Matt Zoller Seitz: 11 Best TV Shows of 2016
  2. Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  3. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  4. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  5. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  6. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  7. Darren Franich: Best TV Shows of 2018
  8. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  9. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  10. David Wiegand: 12 Best TV Shows of 2016
  11. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  12. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  13. Judy Berman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  14. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  15. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  16. Willa Paskin: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  17. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  18. Daniel D’Addario: Top 10 TV Shows of 2016
  19. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  20. Hank Stuever: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  21. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  22. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  23. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  24. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018