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. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  2. Little White Lies: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  3. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  4. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  5. IndieWire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  6. Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  7. Daniel D’Addario: Best TV Shows of 2018
  8. Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018
  9. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  10. Hank Stuever: Best TV Shows of 2018
  11. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  12. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  13. Lara Zarum: Ten Best TV Shows of 2018
  14. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  15. David Bianculli: Best TV Shows of 2018
  16. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  17. Todd VanDerWerff: Best TV of 2018
  18. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  19. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  20. Daniel D’Addario: Top 10 TV Shows of 2016
  21. Hank Stuever: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  22. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  23. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2014
  24. Playlist: Best TV Shows of 2018
  25. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  26. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  27. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  28. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  29. Matt Zoller Seitz: 11 Best TV Shows of 2016
  30. Allison Keene: Best TV Shows of 2018
  31. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2018
  32. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  33. David Bianculli: Best TV of 2017
  34. San Francisco Chronicle: 14 Best TV Shows of 2018
  35. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  36. Keith Uhlich: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  37. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  38. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  39. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  40. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  41. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017