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. David Bianculli: Best TV of 2017
  2. David Bianculli: Best TV Shows of 2018
  3. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  4. Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018
  5. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  6. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  7. Lara Zarum: Ten Best TV Shows of 2018
  8. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  9. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  10. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  11. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  12. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  13. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  14. Keith Uhlich: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  15. Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  16. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  17. Daniel D’Addario: Top 10 TV Shows of 2016
  18. Kristen Baldwin: Best TV Shows of 2018
  19. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  20. Ringer: Best Television Shows of 2018
  21. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  22. Brandon Katz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  23. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018
  24. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  25. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  26. Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  27. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  28. IndieWire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  29. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  30. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  31. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  32. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2017
  33. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  34. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  35. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  36. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  37. Allison Keene: Best TV Shows of 2018
  38. Rob Sheffield: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  39. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  40. Playlist: Best TV Shows of 2018