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. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  2. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  3. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  4. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018
  5. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  6. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  7. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  8. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  9. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2017
  10. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  11. Entertainment Weekly: Best TV Shows of 2017
  12. Rob Sheffield: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  13. David Bianculli: Best TV Shows of 2018
  14. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  15. Judy Berman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  16. Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  17. Lara Zarum: 16 Best TV Shows of 2017
  18. Paste: The 25 Best TV Shows of the Year (So Far)
  19. David Wiegand: 12 Best TV Shows of 2016
  20. Mercury News: Best TV Shows of 2017
  21. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  22. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  23. Alison Herman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  24. Andy Greenwald: Top Ten TV Shows of 2017
  25. David Bianculli: Best TV of 2017
  26. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  27. Brandon Katz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  28. San Francisco Chronicle: 14 Best TV Shows of 2018
  29. Daily Beast: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  30. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  31. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  32. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  33. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  34. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  35. Little White Lies: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  36. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  37. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  38. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017