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. David Bianculli: Best TV Shows of 2018
  2. David Bianculli: Best TV of 2017
  3. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  4. Melanie McFarland: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  5. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  6. Lara Zarum: Ten Best TV Shows of 2018
  7. Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018
  8. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  9. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  10. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  11. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  12. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  13. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  14. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  15. Kristen Baldwin: Best TV Shows of 2018
  16. Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  17. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  18. Daniel D’Addario: Top 10 TV Shows of 2016
  19. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  20. Keith Uhlich: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  21. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  22. Brandon Katz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  23. Ringer: Best Television Shows of 2018
  24. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  25. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018
  26. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  27. Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  28. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  29. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  30. IndieWire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  31. Kristen Baldwin: The Best TV Shows of the Decade
  32. RogerEbert.com: The Best Television of the Decade
  33. Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  34. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  35. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  36. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  37. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2017
  38. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  39. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  40. Complex: 30 Best TV Shows of 2018
  41. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  42. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  43. Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  44. Playlist: The Best TV Shows & Mini-Series of the Decade
  45. Allison Keene: Best TV Shows of 2018
  46. Rob Sheffield: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  47. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  48. Playlist: Best TV Shows of 2018
  49. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  50. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s