Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

2020 TV Shows

USA Today: Kelly Lawler: The 15 Best TV Shows of 2020

28 December 2020

Kelly Lawler: The 15 Best TV Shows of 2020, as published by USA Today

[see also 201920182017]

Fresh Air: David Bianculli: Best TV of 2020

24 December 2020

David Bianculli: Best TV of 2020, as aired on NPR’s Fresh Air

[see also 201920182017]

Washington Post: Hank Stuever: Best TV of 2020

24 December 2020

Hank Stuever: Best TV of 2020, as published by The Washington Post

[see also 2019201820172016]

Honorable mentions

Shondaland: Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of 2020

23 December 2020

Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of 2020, as published by Shondaland

[see also 2010s2019]

ScreenCrush: LaToya Ferguson: The Best TV Shows of 2020

23 December 2020

LaToya Ferguson: The Best TV Shows of 2020, as published by ScreenCrush

[see also 20192018]

Honorable Mentions (In Alphabetical Order)

Rolling Stone: Alan Sepinwall: The 20 Best TV Shows of 2020

23 December 2020

Alan Sepinwall: The 20 Best TV Shows of 2020, as published by Rolling Stone

[see also 2010s2019201820172016]

Sight & Sound TV Poll: The Best Television Series of 2020

22 December 2020

Sight & Sound Magazine: The Best Television Series of 2020, the results of the Sight & Sound TV Poll

[see also 2019]

Daily Beast: Kevin Fallon: The 20 Best TV Shows of 2020

18 December 2020

Kevin Fallon: The 20 Best TV Shows of 2020, as published by The Daily Beast

Barack Obama: Favorite TV Shows of 2020

18 December 2020

Barack Obama: Favorite TV Shows of 2020, as posted to Twitter

Verge: Joshua Rivera: The Best TV Shows of 2020

17 December 2020

Joshua Rivera: The Best TV Shows of 2020, as published by The Verge