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. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  2. IndieWire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  3. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  4. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  5. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  6. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  7. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  8. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  9. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  10. Matt Zoller Seitz: 11 Best TV Shows of 2016
  11. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  12. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  13. Keith Uhlich: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  14. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  15. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  16. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  17. San Francisco Chronicle: 14 Best TV Shows of 2018
  18. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  19. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  20. Alison Herman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  21. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  22. Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  23. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  24. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018
  25. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  26. Playlist: Best TV Shows of 2018
  27. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  28. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  29. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  30. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017