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.

Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017

11 December 2017

Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017, as published by Variety. See also her extensive honorable mentions, of new and returning shows.

[see also 2018, 2016]

  1. The Leftovers
  2. One Day at a Time
  3. The Good Place
  4. Halt and Catch Fire
  5. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  6. Jane the Virgin
  7. Better Things
  8. Alias Grace
  9. American Vandal
  10. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  11. Into the Badlands
  12. Superstore
  13. The Handmaid’s Tale
  14. Insecure
  15. Big Little Lies
  16. Top of the Lake: China Girl
  17. Black-ish
  18. Wynonna Earp
  19. One Mississippi
  20. Mary Kills People