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.

TV Shows

Judy Berman: The 10 Best TV Shows of the 2010s

15 November 2019

Judy Berman: The 10 Best TV Shows of the 2010s, as published by Time Magazine

[see also 2019, 2018]

A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s

11 November 2019

The A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016]

  1. Breaking Bad
  2. Mad Men
  3. Atlanta
  4. Parks and Recreation
  5. The Americans
  6. The Good Place
  7. The Leftovers
  8. Bob’s Burgers
  9. 30 Rock
  10. Fleabag
  11. BoJack Horseman
  12. Hannibal
  13. Community
  14. Twin Peaks: The Return
  15. Better Call Saul
  16. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  17. Rick and Morty
  18. American Crime Story
  19. Review
  20. Veep
  21. Justified
  22. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  23. Barry
  24. Enlightened
  25. The Great British Bake Off
  26. Rectify
  27. Nathan for You
  28. Russian Doll
  29. Halt and Catch Fire
  30. Game of Thrones
  31. Key and Peele
  32. New Girl
  33. Succession
  34. Broad City
  35. You’re the Worst
  36. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  37. Documentary Now!
  38. One Day at a Time
  39. Jane the Virgin
  40. Steven Universe
  41. Pose
  42. Stranger Things
  43. Schitt's Creek
  44. Fargo
  45. GLOW
  46. Happy Endings
  47. Archer
  48. Gravity Falls
  49. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  50. Adventure Time
  51. Sharp Objects
  52. Insecure
  53. The Good Wife
  54. Terriers
  55. Mr. Robot
  56. Lodge 49
  57. Black Mirror
  58. American Vandal
  59. Killing Eve
  60. Orange is the New Black
  61. Girls
  62. Better Things
  63. High Maintenance
  64. RuPaul's Drag Race
  65. Legends of Tomorrow
  66. When They See Us
  67. Big Mouth
  68. Treme
  69. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  70. Orphan Black
  71. Big Little Lies
  72. Lady Dynamite
  73. Person of Interest
  74. Mindhunter
  75. Silicon Valley
  76. Penny Dreadful
  77. Chernobyl
  78. Catastrophe
  79. Drunk History
  80. Fringe
  81. Looking
  82. Tuca & Bertie
  83. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
  84. Sense8
  85. Grey's Anatomy
  86. The Crown
  87. Master of None
  88. Undone
  89. O.J.: Made in America
  90. Vida
  91. Broadchurch
  92. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  93. Banshee
  94. The Good Fight
  95. Over the Garden Wall
  96. Doctor Who
  97. This Is Us
  98. Alias Grace
  99. Childrens Hospital
  100. Show Me a Hero

IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked

26 October 2019

IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016]

  1. The Leftovers
  2. Fleabag
  3. Breaking Bad
  4. BoJack Horseman
  5. Hannibal
  6. Veep
  7. 30 Rock
  8. The Americans
  9. Parks and Recreation
  10. Atlanta
  11. Better Things
  12. Bob’s Burgers
  13. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  14. Halt and Catch Fire
  15. You’re the Worst
  16. The Good Place
  17. Key and Peele
  18. Russian Doll
  19. Broad City
  20. Tuca & Bertie
  21. The Crown
  22. Review
  23. American Crime Story
  24. Barry
  25. Big Mouth
  26. Catastrophe
  27. Better Call Saul
  28. Dear White People
  29. Nathan for You
  30. Party Down
  31. Terriers
  32. Twin Peaks: The Return
  33. Speechless
  34. The Handmaid’s Tale
  35. Rectify
  36. Looking
  37. Olive Kitteridge
  38. Sharp Objects
  39. Killing Eve
  40. Fargo
  41. Master of None
  42. Archer
  43. Homecoming
  44. Big Little Lies
  45. Justified
  46. The Good Fight
  47. One Day at a Time
  48. Superstore
  49. True Detective
  50. The Terror

Vanity Fair: The 12 Best TV Shows of 2019, So Far

18 July 2019
preliminary

Vanity Fair: The 12 Best TV Shows of 2019, So Far, a list by Sonia Saraiya and Richard Lawson

Collider: The Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far

15 July 2019
preliminary

Collider: The Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far