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. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  2. Matt Zoller Seitz: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  3. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  4. Mercury News: Best TV Shows of 2017
  5. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  6. Lara Zarum: 16 Best TV Shows of 2017
  7. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  8. Ben Travers: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  9. Daily Beast: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  10. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  11. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2019
  12. Willa Paskin: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  13. Kristen Baldwin: The Best TV Shows of the Decade
  14. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  15. Complex: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  16. Slant: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  17. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  18. Hank Stuever: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  19. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  20. Kristen Baldwin: Best TV Shows of 2019
  21. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  22. Emily VanDerWerff: The 18 Best TV Shows of 2019
  23. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  24. Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  25. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  26. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  27. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  28. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  29. Emily VanDerWerff: The 21 TV Shows that Explained the 2010s
  30. Rob Sheffield: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  31. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  32. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  33. Paste: The 25 Best TV Shows of the Year (So Far)
  34. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  35. Paste: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019
  36. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s
  37. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  38. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s