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. Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  2. Playlist: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  3. Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  4. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  5. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  6. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  7. Matt Zoller Seitz: 11 Best TV Shows of 2016
  8. Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  9. Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  10. Maggie Fremont: The Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  11. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  12. Kristen Baldwin: The Best TV Shows of the Decade
  13. RogerEbert.com: The Best Television of the Decade
  14. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2016
  15. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  16. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked
  17. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s