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. Margaret Lyons: The Best Shows That Ended in 2019
  2. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  3. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  4. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  5. Matt Zoller Seitz: 11 Best TV Shows of 2016
  6. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  7. Daily Beast: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  8. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  9. Lara Zarum: 16 Best TV Shows of 2017
  10. LaToya Ferguson: The Best TV Shows of 2018
  11. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  12. Autostraddle: The Best TV Shows of 2018 with LGBT Women Characters
  13. Mercury News: Best TV Shows of 2017
  14. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  15. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  16. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  17. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  18. RogerEbert.com: The Best Television of the Decade
  19. Uproxx: Best TV Shows of 2018
  20. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  21. Autostraddle: The Best TV Shows of 2019 with LGBT Women Characters
  22. A.V. Club: The 25 Best TV Shows of 2019
  23. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  24. A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  25. Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  26. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s
  27. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  28. Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  29. Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  30. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2018
  31. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  32. Paste: The 50 Best TV Shows of 2019
  33. BuzzFeed: Here Are The 55 Best TV Shows Of The Decade
  34. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s