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