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. Melanie McFarland: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  5. Lara Zarum: Ten Best TV Shows of 2018
  6. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  7. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  8. Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018
  9. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  10. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  11. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  12. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  13. Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  14. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  15. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  16. Kristen Baldwin: Best TV Shows of 2018
  17. Keith Uhlich: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  18. Daniel D’Addario: Top 10 TV Shows of 2016
  19. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  20. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  21. Ringer: Best Television Shows of 2018
  22. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  23. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018
  24. Brandon Katz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  25. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  26. Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  27. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  28. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  29. IndieWire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  30. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  31. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  32. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  33. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2017
  34. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  35. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  36. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  37. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  38. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  39. Allison Keene: Best TV Shows of 2018
  40. Rob Sheffield: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  41. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  42. Playlist: Best TV Shows of 2018