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. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  2. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  3. The Skinny: Top 10 TV Series of 2019
  4. Emily VanDerWerff: The 21 TV Shows that Explained the 2010s
  5. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  6. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  7. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  8. IndieWire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  9. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  10. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  11. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  12. Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  13. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2018
  14. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  15. Matt Zoller Seitz: 11 Best TV Shows of 2016
  16. Keith Uhlich: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  17. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  18. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  19. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  20. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  21. Jen Chaney: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  22. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  23. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  24. San Francisco Chronicle: 14 Best TV Shows of 2018
  25. Darren Franich: Best TV Shows of 2019
  26. A.V. Club: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  27. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  28. Alison Herman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  29. Darren Franich: The Best TV Shows of the Decade
  30. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2018
  31. Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  32. Decider: Best TV Shows of 2018
  33. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  34. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  35. Playlist: Best TV Shows of 2018
  36. Slant: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  37. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  38. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  39. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  40. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  41. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  42. Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  43. Playlist: The Best TV Shows & Mini-Series of the Decade
  44. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s
  45. Paste: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019
  46. Complex: The Best TV Shows of 2019
  47. Guardian: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019
  48. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  49. BuzzFeed: Here Are The 55 Best TV Shows Of The Decade