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. Hank Stuever: Best TV Shows of 2018
  2. Playlist: Best TV Shows of 2018
  3. Paste: The 25 Best TV Shows of the Year (So Far)
  4. Jen Chaney: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  5. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  6. Kristen Baldwin: Best TV Shows of 2018
  7. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018
  8. Slant: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  9. Complex: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  10. Sonia Saraiya: The 10 Best TV Shows of 2019
  11. Allison Keene: Best TV Shows of 2018
  12. A.V. Club: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  13. Paste: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019
  14. Little White Lies: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  15. Ringer: Best Television Shows of 2018
  16. Darren Franich: Best TV Shows of 2018
  17. Little White Lies: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  18. Emily VanDerWerff: The 18 Best TV Shows of 2019
  19. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  20. Ben Travers: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  21. LaToya Ferguson: The Best TV Shows of 2018
  22. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  23. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  24. David Bianculli: The Best TV of 2019
  25. IndieWire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  26. Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018
  27. Daniel D’Addario: Best TV Shows of 2018
  28. San Francisco Chronicle: 14 Best TV Shows of 2018
  29. Decider: Top 20 TV Shows of 2019
  30. Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  31. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  32. David Bianculli: Best TV Shows of 2018
  33. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  34. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  35. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  36. BuzzFeed: Here Are The 55 Best TV Shows Of The Decade
  37. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  38. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  39. Guardian: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019
  40. Playlist: The Best TV Shows & Mini-Series of the Decade
  41. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s