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