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